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The Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society's Robert O. Norris Scholarship is awarded each year in May, to two Northern Neck high school graduating seniors who aspire to continue their education through a two or four year college or university, trade school or apprenticeship. Rules and regulations apply. Seniors from the following Northern Neck county high schools may submit an application - Northumberland, Lancaster, Richmond, Westmoreland, King George and Stafford. Scholarship packages are delivered to Northern Neck county schools by December 31. To obtain an application, please see your high school guidance counselor. For an application to be considered, it must be completed and returned to the NNVHS no later than April 15. If you have any questions, you may emailnnvhs@live.com.
 
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2016 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winners
 
Liliana Ramirez, Washington & Lee High School
Leila Rayyan, Stafford High School
 
Photo - Liliana Ramirez, left, pictured with Susan Christopher, NNVHS Scholarship Chair
 
 
Photo - Leila Rayyan, right, pictured with Bill Elliott, NNVHS President
 
 

 
2015 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winners
 
Amaya Henderson, Lancaster High School
Brandon Thomas Selph, Lancaster High School
 
Photo (left to right) - NNVHS President Bill Elliott, Amaya Henderson, Lancaster High School, Brandon Thomas Selph, Lancaster High School, NNVHS Scholarship Chairman Susan Christopher.
 

 
2014 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winners
 
Michael A. Johnson, II, King George High School
Keshawna M. Veney, Rappahannock High School

Photo (left to right) - NNVHS Scholarship Chairman Susan Christopher, Michael A. Johnson, II, King George High School, Keshawna M. Veney, Rappahannock High School, NNVHS President Bill Elliott.

 

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2013 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winners

 

Taylor Davis, Northumberland High School

Nicholas Whay, Lancaster High School

 

Photo (left to right) - NNVHS President Page Henley, Nicholas Whay, Lancaster High School, Taylor Davis, Northumberland High School, NNVHS Scholarship Chairman Susan Christopher.

 

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2012 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winner

 

Ry-Shan Conaway, Northumberland High School

 


Photo (left to right) - NNVHS President Page Henley, NNVHS Scholarship Chairman Susan Christopher, Ry-Shan Conaway, Northumberland High School, Mrs. Conaway, Ry-Shan's mother.
 
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2011 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winner
 
 
 
 
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2010 Robert O. Norris Scholarship Winners
 
Jacob Little Pony Fortune Deuber, Rappahannock Indian Tribe, Bacone College
Kasey Harper, Rappahannock Community College
 
Photo - NNVHS Executive Director Kat Shepherd and Jacob Little Pony Fortune Deuber, a
member of the Rappahannock Indian Tribe, Bacone College.
 
Photo - NNVHS President Steve Walker and Kasey Harper, Rappahannock Community College