RHS senior wins Virginia DOE scholarship

Amber Duncan

Heather Bell

RADFORD – Amber Duncan, a senior from Radford High School, has been named as a winner of the 2020 Granville P. Meade Scholarship Program.

“The scholarship committee was impressed with the outstanding abilities and achievements of the five applicants sent from Region 7,” stated Sarah Bazemore, M.Ed., School Counseling Specialist and Student Assistance Systems Coordinator for the Office of Student Services of the Virginia Department of Education.

“One student was selected from Region 7 for the 2020 Granville P. Meade Scholarship. We join you in congratulating Miss Amber Duncan from Radford High School in Radford as a winner of this year’s scholarship. Miss Duncan will receive an award letter from the Virginia Department of Education along with information and instructions for the scholarship from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The scholarship committee wishes to congratulate all your students for an impressive high school record and on reaching this significant milestone in their educational career. We wish them the very best in all future endeavors.”

Radford City Schools Superintendent Robert Graham said it is anticipated that the award will be $2,000 per year for four years. He said Duncan is an outstanding role model.

“Since coming to the Radford City School System as an elementary student, Amber has excelled in a variety of ways,”said Graham. “Not only is she an exemplary student, she is just a wonderful person who has a very bright future in front of her. Amber is bright, kind, a strong student leader and outstanding role model for our entire school community. We look forward to hearing about her successes as she moves to the next level of her education and hope she will return to visit us when she can.”

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