East West Partners Foundation is now accepting applications for the Bill Jessee Memorial Scholarship. The deadline for submission of scholarship materials is April 30, 2011. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior residing in the City of Suffolk, Isle of Wight County or James City County, enrolling as a full-time, first year student at a Virginia college or university with acceptance into the School of Engineering, Construction or Architecture. Click here to download the 2011 Scholarship Application.
The Bill Jessee Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 to honor the memory of our company’s longtime engineer, Bill Jessee, who passed away unexpectedly. It was in tribute to his generous nature, giving spirit, and commitment to education, that the East West Foundation formed this scholarship in his name, with the goal of supporting the higher education goals of deserving youth in the Hampton Roads area wishing to pursue a degree in engineering, architecture or construction management.
Past Bill Jessee Memorial Scholarship recipients include:
-Christopher Russell, Freshman, University of Virginia – Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
-Sherrie Csuhta, Sophomore, University of Virginia – Biomedical Engineering
-Joshua Rice, Sophomore, Virginia Tech – Material Science & Engineering
-Brittany Vick, Junior, Old Dominion University – Civil Engineering
-Carolyn Tucker, Senior, Virginia Tech – Material Science & Engineering
-Joshua Spahnie, Senior, Virginia Tech – Construction Engineering