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Fairfax Library Foundation Awards Ten Academic Scholarships

Ten employees and volunteers of Fairfax County Public Library and Fairfax Library Foundation were awarded academic scholarships from Fairfax Library Foundation. Three recipients were awarded a Masters of Library Science Scholarship, and seven recipients were chosen to receive an undergraduate scholarship. Fairfax Library Foundation announces the following Masters of Library Science awardees:

Thuy Nguyen will be attending San Jose State University, using her scholarship to earn a master’s degree in Archives and Record Administration in order to help preserve books and documents.

Bridget Ryan has been awarded the Edwin S. Clay III Masters of Library Science Scholarship as she works toward the completion of her master’s degree at the Catholic University of America. Ryan has previously been granted a Masters of Library Science Scholarship by Fairfax Library Foundation in 2013.

Sarah Wycoff will be studying at Simmons College, using her scholarship to obtain her Masters of Library Science degree.

Undergraduate scholarships were awarded to Shelby Allen, Rachat Bhagat, Thuy Hoang, Leah Johnson, Michael Sander, Kim Tran, and Laura Ung thanks to the generosity of the Burke Rotary Club.

It takes the collective contributions of individuals, businesses, and organizations, to support the Foundation’s sponsorship of multiple Fairfax County Public Library programs and services including Ready to Read Early Literacy Outreach, Changing Lives Through Literature, Scholarships, Books and Materials, and Programs and Presentations.

Fairfax Library Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation committed to providing supplementary support to the Fairfax County Public Library. The Foundation, while reinforcing the need for continued and increased public support for the Library, serves as a catalyst for attracting private funding from individuals, businesses, organizations and foundations to enhance library services for our community.