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SCHOLARSHIPS

In partnership with our donors, the Foundation is honored to administer multiple donor established scholarship funds. These funds work to further the educational pursuits of the area’s students. Our local scholarship funds honor family members, treasured friends and businesses and corporations; celebrate retirements and anniversaries; and memorialize loved ones to ensure that our community forever remembers the special people and businesses that help create and continue to shape our community.  The Foundation takes great pride in honoring every legacy and story behind each scholarship fund. For a complete list of scholarship funds currently held at the Foundation, please see the fundings tab.

Harold E. & Catherine Cook-Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund- 111

Harold E. & Catherine Cook-Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund- 111

Awards scholarships for graduating seniors from Ravenswood High School who are pursuing a degree in nursing, agriculture or forestry.
Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Provides financial aid for Ripley High School seniors pursuing a degree in education or healthcare in honor Bill Woofter, Sr and his dedication to Ripley through many years of service in the Ripley Fire Dept and volunteer work at Ripley High School.
Dr. Charles Kelly Memorial Scholarship- 110

Dr. Charles Kelly Memorial Scholarship- 110

Provides scholarships for Jackson County high school seniors attending Marshall University. The scholarship fund was established by Dr. Kelly’s family as a special tribute to a man who gave so much to the community.
Ripley Rotary Scholarship Fund- In Memory of James Robinson- 139

Ripley Rotary Scholarship Fund- In Memory of James Robinson- 139

Awards scholarships for Jackson County students who are graduating seniors through college age and have a strong record of community service.
Dr. Charles Kelly Memorial Scholarship- 110

Dr. Charles Kelly Memorial Scholarship- 110

Provides scholarships for Jackson County high school seniors attending Marshall University. The scholarship fund was established by Dr. Kelly’s family as a special tribute to a man who gave so much to the community.
Ripley Rotary Scholarship Fund- In Memory of Judge Oliver Kessel- 139

Ripley Rotary Scholarship Fund- In Memory of Judge Oliver Kessel- 139

Awards scholarships for Jackson County students who are graduating seniors through college age and have a strong record of community service.
Jackson County Pioneer Fund-

Jackson County Pioneer Fund-

Funds educational programs and other general charitable projects in Jackson County.
Marcus McPhail Memorial Scholarship Fund- 131

Marcus McPhail Memorial Scholarship Fund- 131

Provides scholarships to Jackson County and Calhoun County high school seniors who have participated in high school athletics and community service activities, in memory of Marcus McPhail.
Ripley High School Alumni- In memory of Lorene Goode Postlethwait- 175

Ripley High School Alumni- In memory of Lorene Goode Postlethwait- 175

Fund provides charitable activities of the Ripley High Alumni Association.

Harold E. & Catherine Cook-Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund- 111

Harold E. & Catherine Cook-Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund- 111

Awards scholarships for graduating seniors from Ravenswood High School who are pursuing a degree in nursing, agriculture or forestry.
Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

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Provides financial aid for Ripley High School seniors pursuing a degree in education or healthcare in honor Bill Woofter, Sr and his dedication to Ripley through many years of service in the Ripley Fire Dept and volunteer work at Ripley High School.
Ravenswood High School Friends & Alumni Scholarship Fund- 136

Ravenswood High School Friends & Alumni Scholarship Fund- 136

Provides annual scholarship assistance for students who are current graduating seniors and/or previous graduates (within ten years of their high school graduation date) of Ravenswood High School.
Patricia Shimp Memorial Scholarship Fund- 135

Patricia Shimp Memorial Scholarship Fund- 135

Awards scholarships to Roane County high school seniors.
Viking Voices Scholarship Fund- 146

Viking Voices Scholarship Fund- 146

Awards scholarships to Ripley High School seniors who have excelled in academics and athletics in honor of Mike Ruben and in memory of John Rice.
Alva Barnette Scholarship Fund- 168

Alva Barnette Scholarship Fund- 168

Provides scholarships to students who are currently residents of WV with preference given to applicants living in Jackson county. To be eligible must attend Ripley High School with accredited college certificate or vocational program with a GPA of at least 3.0
Rod Hudson Memorial Scholarship Fund- 141

Rod Hudson Memorial Scholarship Fund- 141

Awards scholarship assistance to Jackson County high school graduating seniors who have participated in high school sports.
Beverly Shatto Memorial Scholarship Fund- 190

Beverly Shatto Memorial Scholarship Fund- 190

Provides scholarships to help a graduating Ripley High School Senior pursue a secondary degree in Education.
Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Provides financial aid for Ripley High School seniors pursuing a degree in education or healthcare in honor Bill Woofter, Sr and his dedication to Ripley through many years of service in the Ripley Fire Dept and volunteer work at Ripley High School.
Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Bill Woofter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund- 102

Provides financial aid for Ripley High School seniors pursuing a degree in education or healthcare in honor Bill Woofter, Sr and his dedication to Ripley through many years of service in the Ripley Fire Dept and volunteer work at Ripley High School.
Deborah Gandee Dudding Memorial Scholarship Fund- 108

Deborah Gandee Dudding Memorial Scholarship Fund- 108

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Provides scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Ravenswood High School.
James F. Porter Memorial Scholarship Fund- 126

James F. Porter Memorial Scholarship Fund- 126

Awards scholarships to Ravenswood High School band members in memory of James F. Porter
Conrad & Edra McCoy Memorial Scholarship Fund- 107

Conrad & Edra McCoy Memorial Scholarship Fund- 107

Provides scholarship assistance for Jackson County high school graduating seniors who are attending college.
Sara Gwisdalla Memorial Scholarship Fund-142

Sara Gwisdalla Memorial Scholarship Fund-142

Provides scholarships for Ripley High School seniors with a strong record of community service, in memory of Sara Gwisdalla.

Lola Randolph Memory Scholarship Fund- 149

Lola Randolph Memory Scholarship Fund- 149

Provides annual scholarship assistance to Jackson County graduating seniors who have involved in the county’s 4-H Program, in memory of Lola Randolph and Everett Randolph.
JCCF, Inc. Scholarship Fund- 117

JCCF, Inc. Scholarship Fund- 117

General scholarship fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors from Jackson County High Schools in memory and honor of special people in the Jackson County area.
Ripley High School Alumni- In memory of Lorene Goode Postlethwait- 175

Ripley High School Alumni- In memory of Lorene Goode Postlethwait- 175

Fund provides charitable activities of the Ripley High Alumni Association.

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Scholarships 2022