Germanna, FredNats offer scholarships through Jackie Robinson essay contest

by | Apr 29, 2023 | Germanna, Schools & Education, Sports

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson took the field with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the Major League Baseball color line.

Win Germanna Community College – Fredericksburg Nationals Scholarships by entering the college’s annual Jackie Robinson Essay Contest open to juniors and seniors at high schools in Germanna’s service region (the city of Fredericksburg and counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Orange, King George, Madison and Caroline).

The essay should be 500 words or less and explain how the student used one of the nine values Jackie Robinson said were key to his success to deal with a problem in their own life:

Courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment, and excellence.

The prizes will be five $1,042 scholarships awarded by the FredNats to students taking  classes at Germanna, either in person or online. The classes may be transferred to universities..

Enter here before May 15.

Winners will he introduced on the field at the FredNats game on June 2.


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