On May 8, 2012, fifteen deserving Virginia high school seniors, chosen from over 400 applicants, were awarded the George E. Allen Scholarship at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens by the personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen.
The firm’s Scholarship Program, now in its 21styear, recognizes students who have overcome unusual obstacles or special challenges, while achieving high standards of community service and academic performance. Congratulations to:
- Dannielle Addison, North Stafford High School – Plans to attend Shenandoah University
- Daniel Barnhart, Spotswood High School – Plans to attend Eastern Mennonite University
- Bethany Bernstein, North Stafford High School – Plans to attend Germana Community College
- Tyler Collins, King George High School – Plans to attend Virginia Tech
- Sarah Cook, Nansemond River High School – Plans to attend Tidewater Community College
- Heba Dawood, Douglas Freeman High School – Plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University
- Lauren Grizzard, Greensville County High School – Plans to attend University of Virginia
- Myrtle Mines, Armstrong High School – Plans to attend James Madison University
- Josiane Nyirashombo, Charlottesville High School – Plans to attend Piedmont Virginia Community College
- Molly Peterson, Deep Run High School – Plans to attend Virginia Tech
- Brittany Robinson, Hanover High School – Plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University
- Alexandria Rodenbaugh, Monticello High School – Plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University
- Madison Shinaberry, Turner Ashby High School – Plans to attend Washington and Lee University
- Kimberly Thomas, Madison County High School – Plans to attend Shenandoah University
- Malcolm Williams, John Marshall High School – Plans to attend Longwood University
“In the face of great challenge, these amazing students have proven that with perseverance, one can achieve great things,” said Trent Kerns, President of the Allen Law Firm. “It is an honor to be a part of helping such deserving young adults accomplish their dreams.”
Celebrating 21 years of helping students achieve their continuing education dreams, the George E. Allen Scholarship was created to honor the firm’s founder, George E. Allen, Sr., who overcame significant hardship to put himself through college and law school. He went on to become one of the Commonwealth’s top trial attorneys and established one of the premier personal injury law firms in the state. For more information about this and how to apply next year, visit https://www.allenandallen.com/scholarships.
Photo: (Back, standing up) Malcolm Williams, Molly Peterson, Bethany Bernstein, Lauren Grizzard, Kimberly Thomas, Tyler Collins, Heba Dawood, Alexandria Rodenbaugh (Front) Daniel Barnhart, Madison Shinaberry, Sarah Cook, Myrtle Mines, Brittany Robinson, Dannielle Addison, Josiane Nyirashombo
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