LEE GRADUATES RECEIVE GRASP SCHOLARSHIPS
Angela Bailey, Dalton Dabney, Mary-Peyton Kouchinsky, Chelsea Smith and Claire Venn were each award the 2015 GRASP Last Dollar scholarship.
a non-profit education organization headquartered in Glen Allen,
Virginia, is supported by individual, foundation and business donations.
GRASP recently awarded $125,000 in scholarships to Virginia high school
students graduating in 2015, with a total of $15,000 being divided
among the five recipients at Robert E. Lee High School.
has advisors in 76 public and private schools throughout Virginia and
provides services and scholarship assistance, free of charge, to
students and their families in an effort to help overcome the financial
and social barriers to attending college or vocational education after
Robert E. Lee High School, Mrs. Cindy Didawick serves as the GRASP
advisor and is available to meet with students and parents each week to
assist with navigating and understanding the financial aid process and
with completing the FAFSA forms. "It is very important that we work with
students from all economic and social backgrounds.” said Mrs. Didawick.
“We have many students whose parents do not have the financial means to
send them to college and there are no special financial needs
requirements for this scholarship.”