Southside Virginia Chapter of VSUAA awards two scholarships

Published 8:59 am Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Virginia State University (VSU) Alumni Association has awarded two scholarships of $500 each to two students who have enrolled and headed to VSU for the fall semester.

“A scholarship was awarded to Infinity S. Anderson, who is a 2017 graduate of the Cumberland County High School,” officials said in a press release. “At VSU, Infinity plans to major in communications.”

According to a release, Infinity is the daughter of Anthony and Latesha Anderson, of Cumberland.

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A scholarship was awarded to De’len Patterson, who is a 2017 graduate of the Prince Edward County High School.

“At VSU, De’len plans to major in political science,” officials said in the release. “De’len is the son of Ms. Tacola Scott, of Farmville.”

According to Kylor Reed, chapter president, “we are excited and proud that these two SVVSUAA scholarship recipients are just two of dozens of students from our chapter area, who have chosen to attend VSU and are headed to VSU very soon.”