Roanoke Law Foundation awards scholarships


The Roanoke Law Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 James N. Kincanon and Jane S. Glenn scholarships, which were awarded on June 13 at the Annual Meeting of the Roanoke Bar Association.

The Kincanon scholarship was established in honor of James N. Kincanon, Esq., in recognition of his fifty years of service as Secretary/Treasurer of the Association.  The 2017 recipients of the James N. Kincanon Scholarships are:

  • John Christian Blackwell, a 2016 graduate of Patrick Henry High School, who currently attends the University of Virginia.
  • Fredric Charles Eichelman, a 2017 graduate of Glenvar High School, who will attend Roanoke College
  • Ethan B. Mackey, a 2017 graduate of Cave Spring High School, who will attend Johns Hopkins University
  • Joshua Scott Roberts, a 2015 graduate of Hidden Valley High School, who attends Roanoke College.

The Glenn scholarship was established in memory of Jane S. Glenn, Esq., an outstanding member of the Association who died at the early age of 50 in November, 2007.  The 2017 recipient of the Jane S. Glenn Scholarship is Christina Hubbard, who attends Washington & Lee School of Law.

With the 2017 awards, the Roanoke Law Foundation has awarded over $168,400 in scholarships and grants since it was established in 1997.

-Submitted by Diane Higgs