Virginia 811 announces scholarship program

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Virginia 811 is starting a new scholarship program for students focused on underground utility damage prevention.

Virginia Utility Protection Service, commonly called Virginia 811, is an organization created to protect underground utility lines. Now, it’s funding education for students pursuing careers that fits the organization’s mission.

Virginia 811 plans to award two $1,500 college scholarships to high school seniors in the commonwealth. The student must have a current GPA of 3.5 of higher, have at least one parent or guardian that works at a Virginia 811 member utility, a utility …Read More

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