SPARK awards more than 30 scholarships to 2020 seniors
Posted on 06/16/2020
SPARK logo with a graduation cap. Text: SPARK awards more than 30 scholarships to 2020 seniors SPARK, the education foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, has awarded scholarships to 38 graduating high school seniors. While SPARK manages over 20 scholarship funds, the Foundation directly manages the following scholarships.

The Dr. Edward L. Kelly Memorial Scholarship supports three graduating high school seniors who intend to become teachers. Dr. Kelly served as Superintendent of PWCS for 18 years. The recipients are:
  • Mary Marcell—C.D. Hylton High School
  • Oscar Alfaro-Chavarria—C. D. Hylton High School
  • Rachel Dale—C.D. Hylton High School
The Micron and Lockheed Martin Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Scholarships award five or more graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue professional certification or careers in STEM fields. The recipients are:

Micron STEM
  • Hugo Carranza—Potomac High School
  • Riley Coomer—Osbourn Park High School
  • Thumay Huynh—Osbourn Park High School
  • Evan Martin—Patriot High School
Lockheed Martin STEM
  • Kavya Annapareddy—Battlefield High School
  • Hadeer Awan—Forest Park High School
The Chick-fil-A Prince William County Scholarship awards a $4,000 scholarship to one graduating high school senior. The recipient is:
  • Zachary Wallace—Battlefield High School
Red Lawson Scholarship Program provides scholarships to graduates of PWCS who completed a Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) sequence of courses and plan to pursue a Professional Certification, an Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree, or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree, or plan to pursue a CTE plan of study at a post-secondary institute. The recipients are:
  • Robert Deeds—Brentsville District High School
  • Tyler Engborg—Woodbridge High School
  • Brianna Kamdoum—Gar-Field High School