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66 students, $90,275 in scholarships: donors reflect on impact of foundation’s awards

66 students, $90,275 in scholarships: donors reflect on impact of foundation’s awards

Tiffany Brownfiel is one of 66 students from Williamsburg-James City County high schools who received a scholarship from the Williamsburg Community Foundation’s WJCC Scholarship Fund.

The fund amassed $90,275 in contributions this year and distributed those awards to students on June 2 at Lafayette High School.

As a Warhill High School student who grew up in a military family, Brownfiel said she wanted to make sure her parents did not take on too much debt when it came to her college education. Receiving the Mike and Amy Watson Credential Workplace Scholarship helped lighten that load, she said.

“The fact that I got accepted for this scholarship was an honor,”...

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