Lunenburg GOP gives scholarships

Published 3:08 pm Thursday, July 16, 2020

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At its July 6 meeting outside the Rosewood Cafe´ in the village of Lunenburg Court House, Lunenburg County Republicans presented their annual $1,000 scholarships to Dalton Ashworth, Kayla Chaffin, and Victo­ria Simmons.

Pictured are: (from left) State Senator Frank Ruff (R-15), State Delegate Tommy Wright (R-61st), 5th District candidate for Congress Bob Good, scholarship winners Kayla Chaffin and Dalton Ashworth, and Lunenburg Republican Chairman Mike Hankins, who also represents District Two on the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors.

Chaffin, a second-time winner, is transferring from Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). She plans, to attend Old Dominion University in the spring of 2021, where she will study social work. Ashworth graduated from SVCC Governor’s School and will attend Hampden-Sydney College to study business and economics. Sim­mons was unable to attend the meeting.