Apprentice School Foundation Awards Two Scholarships
Published March 9, 2021
The Apprentice School Foundation awarded scholarships to Kaniqua Gray and McKenna Hill for the first quarter of 2021.
A Charles City, Virginia, native, Gray started her apprenticeship on Feb. 1 as an insulator. She is a graduate of Charles City County High School and a 2020 graduate of Old Dominion University, where she graduated with a GPA of 4.0.
Gray was active in her community, high school and college experiences. In college, she served as a volunteer officer of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, where she completed over 200 hours of service. In high school, she participated in track, cheerleading and band.
A Suffolk native, Hill started her apprenticeship on Feb. 1 as an outside machinist. She is a graduate of Nansemond River High School and a 2020 graduate of Tidewater Community College, where she graduated with a GPA of 3.49.
Hill was active in her community, church and high school. She volunteered as a supervisor in a homeless shelter, where she prepared rooms and served dinners. At her church, she helped maintain the grounds, coordinated a project to expand the church’s garden and worked with the AV team to organize worship service slides and lyrics to music.
The Apprentice School Foundation provides a tax-deductible opportunity for alumni, friends and community partners of The Apprentice School to help fund scholarships, historic preservation and community service projects that carry on the school’s legacy. The foundation awards four scholarships annually. Visit The Apprentice School Foundation’s website (www.tasfd.org) for more information.