The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently announced that it has awarded two scholarships of $2,000 each to Garrett Sexton and Noah Herald, two students from Salem and Roanoke County.
The Roanoke County Public Schools winner, Garrett Sexton, graduated this year from William Byrd High School. Sexton plans to attend Virginia Tech in the fall and major in engineering.
The Salem City Public Schools winner, Noah Herald, graduated Salem High School.
The scholarships are funded by the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports economic development and quality of life in the region. The foundation awards scholarships annually to students who have shown academic achievement, community involvement and financial need.
“We are proud to recognize Garrett and Noah for their accomplishments and potential,” said Amanda Livingston, executive director of the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce. “They are both deserving students who have contributed to their schools and communities. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”
The foundation presented the scholarships at a ceremony on June 22 at 4 p.m. at the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce in Longwood Park located at 611 East Main Street in Salem.
For more information about the foundation and its scholarship program, please visit www.s-rcchamber.org.
-The Salem Times-Register