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Project Discovery is a post-secondary access program currently offered through 24 Partner Agencies throughout Virginia in grades 4 to 12. Project Discovery encourages students to stay in and graduate high school and provides resources and tools for students to successfully make the transition to post-secondary education.
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Summer Bridge Program Appications are Available
The Jessie Ball DuPont Foundation has awarded $105,000.00 to Radford University for the Summer Bridge Science Camp over the next 5 years. These funds will assist young women from Project Discovery to attend this prestigious camp at no cost. The camp will be this July on the campus of Radford University and is the only state-wide science camp exclusively for women. More information and applications can be found at http://www.radford.edu/content/csat/home/summer-bridge.html/
Senator Phillip Pucket Helps Castlewood Students
Senator Puckett visited Project Discovery students at Castlewood High School in Castlewood , Virginia. After speaking with the students about the importance of higher education, Senator Puckett helped the student pack gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Thank you for your support of Project Discovery Senator Puckett.
From left to right are Alyson Long, Madison Ray, Senator Puckett, David Hall, Allison Ennis, Tyler Snipes, Jacob Ennis, and Zachary Vinson.
Senator Carrico Meets with Project Discovery Graduate
Senator Carrico (right) and former PD SWVA participant Dustin Keith (currently at Emory & Henry College) met at People Inc (Abingdon) on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Dustin told how the PD program impacted his post-secondary education decision making.
Right to left are: Reba Bolden, Executive Director, WJCCCAA, Linda Wallace-Cody WJCCCAA Project Disovery Coordinator, Senator Tommy Norment, Nakeisha Johnson, rising Junior at Hampton University majoring in Mathematics, Project Discovery alumnus from WJCCCAA Project Discovery program and Jeffrey North, CEO , Project Discovery of Virginia.
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How you can help
Project Discovery needs your help. Our hardworking and meritorious students can get the grades and study hard, but we need to help them find the resources to pay for college. Listed below are links that will take you to various ways that you can support Project Discovery students.
Project Discovery has access to Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits. A donation of $500.00 or more ($1,000.00 for businesses) can produce beneficial tax credits. Click Donate Now for details.
You can now make donations directly to Project Discovery via PayPal. Click on the "Donate Now" and you will be able to direct your contribution to your local Project Discovery program, the general state-wide program, or both!