The Apprentice School Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Winner

The first of four $500 Scholarship awards was made to Ross D. Whitlock of Hampton, Virginia.  Ross started his apprenticeship on February 4, 2019 as an electrician.  The Foundation plans to award three additional $500 scholarships during 2019 for apprentices admitted to The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding. Ross received a $500 check during a ceremony held in the school’s Cultural Center on March 20, 2019. The Apprentice School Foundation wishes Ross the very best in his apprenticeship experience as well as a long and prosperous career with Newport News Shipbuilding. Congratulations to Ross D. Whitlock

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(L-R): Board Members – Mike Monteith, Vince Warren, Apprentice School Training Manager Chris Davis, Danny Brookman, Ross Whitlock, Bob Drury, Stan Best, Jim Cochran

The Legacy Continues Centennial Brick Campaign

The Apprentice School Foundation announces “The Legacy Continues Centennial Brick Campaign” as part of The Apprentice School’s 2019 Centennial Celebration. 

Beginning April 5, 2019, friends of the school, alumni and apprentices can make a donation of $125 or $250 and receive an engraved brick paver that will be displayed in the plaza in front of the school. With a personalized brick paver, you can leave a permanent legacy and support the Foundation’s mission and vision.

Proceeds from the brick paver sales will support scholarships, historic preservation of the school, The Apprentice School Students Association and the underrepresented and financially constrained youth of the Hampton Roads Region.

Additional information on the brick paver campaign can be found at on the The Apprentice School Foundation’s website: https://www.tasfd.org/

The Apprentice School Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Program

The Apprentice School Foundation ‘s Board of Directors announced that their Education and Scholarship Committee began accepting scholarship applications January 1, 2019. Four - $500 scholarships are available to candidates starting their apprenticeship at Newport News Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School in 2019. Applicants wishing to apply should visit the Foundation’s website at https://www.tasfd.org.

The Apprentice School Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

2018 Scholarship awards were made to four new apprentices admitted to The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding. Each apprentice received a $500 check during a ceremony held in the school’s Cultural Center on October 17, 2018. The Apprentice School Foundation wishes each of you the very best in your apprenticeship experience as well as a long and prosperous career with Newport News Shipbuilding. Congratulations to Sharell Brown, Raekwon Jackson, Kari McVey, and Darius Wills-Browne.

Front Row (L-R):  Sharell Brown, Kari McVey, Darius Wills-Browne, Raekwon Jackson   Back Row (L-R) :  Board Members  - Danny Brookman, Bob Drury, Glen Davenport, Danny Hunley, Joe Sabol, Jim Cochran, Jack Ezzell, Vince Warren

Front Row (L-R): Sharell Brown, Kari McVey, Darius Wills-Browne, Raekwon Jackson

Back Row (L-R): Board Members - Danny Brookman, Bob Drury, Glen Davenport, Danny Hunley, Joe Sabol, Jim Cochran, Jack Ezzell, Vince Warren

The Apprentice School Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

The Apprentice School Foundation's Board of Directors announced that their Education and Scholarship Committee would begin accepting scholarship applications on July 1, 2018.  Four $500 scholarships are to be awarded in 2018.  Scholarships are available to candidates who have either started their apprenticeship in 2018 with The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding or have applied to The Apprentice School and will start their apprenticeship before January1, 2019. Applicants wishing to apply should visit the Foundation's website at https://www.tasfd.org .

Apprentice School Anounces Partnership with the Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia:

The Apprentice School Foundation announced that they will partner with the Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia to support its operations.  "One thing that is a challenge to new and small foundations is the infrastructure and staffing needed operate a non-profit.  The PCFV will provide back end support in awarding scholarships, making it easy for people to donate and respond to patrons.  It is just what we as a foundation need to assist us in our mission in the Hampton Roads Community."   Glen Davenport, President Teagle Insurance Agency, Inc.