Hundreds of graduating seniors have been awarded substantial scholarships. The scholarship review committee—comprised of one Alleghany Educational Foundation board member, two Alleghany High School faculty, and two community members—reviews and approves awardees based on merit and need. Each class’s top academic seniors are not only financially honored but are lauded at a dinner and recognition ceremony. Recognition awards and teacher testimonials make this event memorable for students and proud parents alike.
Beginning in 8th grade all students have the opportunity to be assigned a Trojan TRAX mentor. Each student meets with that mentor four times each year and the mentors follow the students through high school graduation.
Mentors meet with students individually to review:
Alleghany County Schools 4th grade classes participate in the Adopt-A-College Student program. These classes partner with a college student that has received Alleghany Educational Foundation scholarships. The class and college student communicate throughout the year to familiarize the 4th grade students with "college life".
Partnering college students share photos and information about: