The Emily C. Specchio Foundation along with Virginia Tech are pleased to announce this year’s Emily C. Specchio Memorial Scholarship Awardees:
Allison is a Virginia Tech student majoring in Business Administration/Marketing with minors in Global Business and Art History. She studied abroad in Lugano, Switzerland in Spring 2008. She was the recipient of the Bank of America Merit Scholarship for 2005-2007. Allison has an excellent history of community service as she has tutored for kindergarten and 1st grade students, participated in Habitat for Humanity Trips, Volunteered for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, traveled on mission trips with the World Changers to Raleigh, NC, Savannah, GA, and Atlanta, GA, and has worked as a caretaker for the Humane Society in Montgomery County.
Megan is a Virginia Tech Student majoring in Marketing and Management. She studied abroad in Lugano, Switzerland in Spring 2008. Megan is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, and has received scholarships from the Belk Foundation and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. She is also very active in community service as a participant in Relay for Life for the past five years, March of Dimes, The Big Event in Blacksburg, and tutoring and mentoring children aged 6-13 at Score! Educational Centers.
Raleigh is a Virginia Tech student majoring in Marketing Management with a minor in Global Business. She studied in Lugano, Switzerland in spring 2008. Raleigh has demonstrated leadership on campus by being an active member of the marketing club and Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, serving on their philanthropy committee and acting as panhellenic delegate. She has also been active in community service, volunteering at Trantwood Elementary School working with disabled children, and Gilbert Linkous Elementary School homework club. Raleigh has also participated in the Big Event at Virginia Tech as well as making several mission trips with the Virginia Beach United Methodist Church to Virginia Beach, Inner City Atlanta, and the Bahamas.