The George W. Shreckhise Memorial Scholarship Fund was establised by Mrs. Judith Shreckhise Strickler in memory of her father. Mr. Shreckhise spent a lifetime enjoying and working in agribusiness, with an emphasis, later in life, in the nursey business.
The purpose of this scholarship is to support students who are pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities in the area of horticulture or arboriculture. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have been admitted to or are currently enrolled in or at one of the following:
Blue Ridge Community College who intend to major in Horticulture/Arboriculture and who plan to work in the field upon completion of their studies.
Blue Ridge Community College who will transfer to Virginia Tech to attain their Bachelor of Science in Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Virginia Tech and plan to attain their Bachelor of Science in Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Consideration will be given to the student's character, determination, self-motivation, leadership qualities, and community involvement. Eligible students may reside from any part of Virginia; however, the committee will give special consideration to students from the Shenandoah Valley.
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