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Beacon of Hope Corn-A-Ment

Third Time’s the Charm! The Beacon of Hope is dusting off the cornhole boards for the Third Annual Corn-A-Ment and you’re invited! Sign up as a team and compete for local bragging rights while supporting the aspirations of students of all ages preparing for post-secondary educational success! And even if you don’t know a flop from a four-bagger and can’t tell if you just
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FAFSA February Frenzy

Beacon of Hope Future Centers, Lynchburg City Schools, 5 local colleges, and two local community centers are working together to help hundreds of Lynchburg families explore avenues for financial aid for college and technical certification programs. During February FAFSA FRENZY, a month-long event sponsored by the Beacon of Hope Future Centers, Financial Aid experts and volunteers will blanket the City with opportunities for families
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Good Bye to Maggie Davis

Maggie Davis has served for the past three years as the founding Future Center Director for Lynchburg Beacon of Hope. Over the past decade, Maggie has worked with hundreds of Lynchburg City School students through the Play it Smart and the Academic Coach for Athletes in LCS. Maggie has returned to Maine to continue her incredibly passionate college and technical certification access work in
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Ask the Experts Radio Interview

WLNI’s Ask the Experts radio interview with Beacon of Hope Program Director, Laura Hamilton


FAFSA Song/Rap Winners

Beacon of Hope held a contest in which high school students had the opportunity to produce original songs or raps about FAFSA. Click below to watch the three winning entries. Their songs will air throughout the spring as public service announcements on local cable television. Dean Burrage, E. C. Glass Asher Sizemore, E. C. Glass Josh McMillon & Brandon Webber, Heritage      


College Application Week

Both Heritage and E. C. Glass high schools are central Virginia’s centerpieces for College Application Week in Virginia 2013—November 18-22. The goal of the program is to get more students applying to Virginia colleges early in their senior year. During this week, students may apply to any of Virginia’s 24 two-year colleges, 33 independent colleges, and 15 public universities in which they are interested.
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