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The recipients of scholarships from the Fairfax County Retired Educators gather at a luncheon honoring their accomplishments on June 12. All of these students have plans to obtain a teaching career and some are hoping to return to teach in Fairfax County. From left: Talia Schmidt, a recipient of last year’s scholarship, Kimberley Drummond, Billie Johnson, president of FCRE, Sydney Kirwan, Elizabeth McCune, Phyllis Rittman, Julia Gurdak, John Dent, incoming president of FCRE, Sandra Richie, and Anna Barr. Not pictured: Scholarship recipient Emily Colon.

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Fairfax County Retired Educators Award Scholarships

Seven aspiring educators from Fairfax County receive awards.

Aspiring educators from across Fairfax County were honored for their accomplishments and presented with scholarships to help them begin their teaching careers at a luncheon and ceremony held by the Fairfax County Retired Educators on June 12 in Fairfax. Every year, FCRE awards students interested in teaching careers with $2,000 scholarships. This year, the seven students were either graduates or soon-to-be graduates of high schools throughout Fairfax County, including Robinson, Lake Braddock, West Springfield, Marshall, Mclean and James Madison.


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