The Apprentice School Foundation Awards Scholarship

Published July 13, 2021

Riley Perkins is pictured with Jessica Walker, an Apprentice School Foundation Board member.

Riley Perkins (X11) was recently recognized as the second quarter Apprentice School Foundation Scholarship recipient during a ceremony at The Apprentice School. Perkins, who started his apprenticeship June 7, received a $500 scholarship that can be used for technology, school supplies, relocation expenses, and room and board.

Perkins, who is from Clay, West Virginia, is a 2021 graduate of Clay County High School, where he earned a GPA of 3.68. Perkins was active in his community and high school. He volunteered with the cleanup of his community after a devastating flood and worked with numerous community organizations where he spent time mentoring youth. In high school, Perkins was a member of the National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America and captain of both the wrestling and football teams.

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 ( for more information.