Golf Tournament Photo

Dr. Thomas L. Barnes Veteran Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament

hosted by the

WCC Educational Foundation

&

Appalachian Warrior Foundation

 

October 1, 2020 through November 1, 2020

Winners will be announced on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 event will be held in a different format.  Instead of the event occurring on a single day, golfers who register through the WCC Educational Foundation and will coordinate with the Wytheville Golf Course to schedule their own date to play golf—either individually or as a team—between Thursday, October 1, 2020, and Sunday, November 1, 2020.  The Wytheville Golf Club will collect scores and winners will be announced on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

  • Where: Wytheville Golf Cub
  • Time:  Each golfer or golf team will schedule a time to play at the Wytheville Golf Club
  • Cost: $200 per team/ $50 per player
  • Click here to register online.
    or email foundation@wcc.vccs.edu or call (276)223-4771.

 

2020 Sponsors

Associate Sponsors

  • Bernadette Black
  • Jennifer Tulli

Green Sponsors

  • Jerry Hurt Family

Hole Sponsors

  • Wytheville Office Supply Logo
    Wytheville Office Supply
  • First Bank and Trust Logo
    First Bank & Trust
  • Lions Club Logo
    Wytheville Lions Club
  • Richard and Nancy Underwood
  • Fred Hecklinger
  • Dean Sprinkle and Janie Hardin
  • Rhonda Catron-Wood and Noel Wood

Other Sponsors

  • Wythevile Golf Club Logo
    Wytheville Golf Club

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Hole Sponsor: $100 (includes your names or business logo on a poster and flyers to be displayed at the Wytheville Golf Club, posted on the Wytheville Community College website on the Dr. Thomas Barnes Veteran’s Golf Tournament webpage, and promoted through local and social media)
  • Green Sponsor: $250 (includes your names or business logo on a poster and flyers to be displayed at the Wytheville Golf Club, posted on the Wytheville Community College website on the Dr. Thomas Barnes Veteran’s Golf Tournament webpage, and promoted through local and social media)
  • Associate Sponsor: $500 (includes your names or business logo on a poster and flyers to be displayed at the Wytheville Golf Club, posted on the Wytheville Community College website on the Dr. Thomas Barnes Veteran’s Golf Tournament webpage, and promoted through local and social media and one team entry fee waiver)
  • Tournament Sponsor: $1,000 (includes your names or business logo on a poster and flyers to be displayed at the Wytheville Golf Club, posted on the Wytheville Community College website on the Dr. Thomas Barnes Veteran’s Golf Tournament webpage, and promoted through local and social media and two team entry fee waivers)

This tournament is hosted by the WCC Educational Foundation in conjunction with the Appalachian Warrior Foundation.

About the Appalachian Warrior Foundation Scholarship Fund in Honor of Dr. Thomas L. Barnes:

The "Appalachian Warrior Foundation Scholarship Fund in Honor of Dr. Thomas L. Barnes" will recognize the outstanding service of Dr. Barnes.  The fund was established to provide a permanent endowment with earned income to be used to provide financial assistance to military veteran students entering, or continuing to attend, Wytheville Community College.  The scholarships distributed from the fund shall be given in honor of Dr. Barnes. 

Dr. Thomas L. Barnes served as the Dean of Students at Wytheville Community College from 1972-2004. Along with serving as the Dean, he was the Director of Veteran Affairs for Wytheville Community College.  Dr. Barnes graduated in 1964 from Penn State University with his doctorate degree in education, afterward accepting the position at Wytheville Community College.  Dr. Barnes served honorably in the United States Navy from (1964-2002) and retired as a Naval Captain holding many high ranking positions at various duty stations around the world.  Dr. Barnes led and managed various activities in Wytheville and surrounding county communities, along with serving as the president of the Lions Club.  Dr. Barnes was a soldier, educator and community leader, and the Appalachian Warrior Foundation Scholarship Fund set in his honor provides the same opportunities for other veterans. Dr. Barnes not only served our country honorably but also helped to educate others along the way. Dr. Barnes was a dedicated proponent of higher education, and the AWF scholarship fund will be a lasting symbol of his passion and generosity. 

For more information on the foundation:  http://appalachianwarriorfoundation.org/index.html

 

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