Dr. Thomas L. Barnes Veteran Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament
hosted by the
WCC Educational Foundation
Appalachian Warrior Foundation
When: Friday, October 4, 2019
Where: Wytheville Golf Cub
Time: Registration & lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Tee time is at 12:30 p.m.
- Cost: $240 per team/ $60 per player (includes lunch)
Hole Sponsor: $100 (includes your names or business logo on a tee sign at one hole during the tournament plus special recognition at lunch)
Green Sponsor: $250 (includes your name or business logo on one green sign during the tournament plus special recognition at lunch and during the trophy presentation)
Associate Sponsor: $500 (includes your name or business logo on a tee sign at one hole during the tournament plus special recognition at lunch and one team entry fee waiver)
Tournament Sponsor: $1,000 (includes your names or business logo on a tee sign at one hole during the tournament plus special recognition at lunch 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, afterwards 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