Scholarship Award Winners

Scholarships have been given since 1959. First established by and named for the sponsor, Cities Service, it became the Gordon A. Elcan Scholarship in 1967. As of 1991, it became the Keffer Scholarship. The scholarship is now endowed with the Virginia Tech Foundation.

YearWinnerCity/County
2014Canada, Jr JohnnieHalifax
Elmer KateSurry
2013Dakoda HarrisBland
Lauren HartburgAlbemarle
2012Victoria SnyderPrince William
Kayla  EppardGreene
2011Jessica IngleLee
Lauren HartburgAlbemarle
2010Bethany BowlingBland
Daniella HarmonBland
2009Maggie GreggVirginia Beach
Amanda WeakleyMadison
2008Kayla AndersBland
2007Catilin FlathersCulpeper
Lilia OrrockCaroline
2006Kimberly Ann SagerPrince William
Sarah Ashley BarlowLouisa
2005April PyleChesapeake
Christi SparkHenrico
2004Ethel ShowmanShenandoah
Megan ScanlonPrince William
2003Jodie NewhauserAlbemarle
Courtney LongworthBland
2002Margaret Ann Smith Rockbridge
Joan Gail CollinsBrunswick
2001Mark KippsShenandoah
Selicia Gregory Chesterfield
2000 Karen ThomasCulpeper
Lauren GarrettCulpeper
1999Kim DowdellSpotsylvania
Katherine ThreewittsRockingham
1996Robert SextonBland
Timothy  GroveBland
1995Denise HenryShenandoah
Susan BrownBland
1994Tracy Lynn DaltonHalifax
Julie Matin BoltRoanoke
1993Katheleen LambWashington
Diane LeggFauquier
1992Jan BlankenshipAmherst
Brad JarvisRockbridge
1991Connie Bryant  DaltonCarroll
Julie WoodfordBedford
1990Jody HensleyRockingham
Krista BaggettRockbridge
1989Tommy TruittIsle of Wight
1988Tommy TruittIsle of Wight
Donna KoontzShenandoah
1987Jane YoungMontgomery
Brad JarvisRockbridge
1986David SavilleAlleghany
Karen KnightSuffolk
1985Rickie WelchBuchanan
Karen HouseknechtPowhatan
1984June ChandlerRoanoke
David CaldwellAppomattox
1983Sally RameyPittsylvania
Carl WellsBedford
1982Sharon DowdyBuckingham
Archie PainterPage
1979Allen StreckeRockbridge
1978Susan McKemyRockbridge
1977Wayne OldChesapeake
1972John DavyWestmoreland
Layton EvansCampbell
1971Herbert PettwaySussex
Margaret McConnellWashington
1970Reid MackayRockbridge
Mary  BungardVirginia Beach
1969Donald HorsleyNansemond
Hunter SpenceVirginia Beach
1968Patricia  SitesFranklin
Bennett CassellWythe
1967Linda Howell HardinCulpeper
Allen BoyerShenandoah
1966Lewis  Wilkins, Jr.Montgomery 
Woyne KefferRoanoke
1965Brenda Barrett BaseRussell
Lewis  WilliamsonNottoway
1964Mary A RaineyDinwiddie
Robert JenkinsMadison
1963Glen UpdikeRappahannock
Lucy Seldon OliverHanover
1962Joyce MeekSmyth
Curtis AbsherMontgomery 
1961Harriet Goode SmithFrederick
Jim JohnsonPrince William
1960Leslie GilesPittsylvania
Zita Yates BarrettTazewell
1959Patsy Carr ReeseHalifax