The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that three Jackson County students received scholarship support to assist in their pursuit of post-secondary education. These scholarships are made possible by the generous support of individuals and businesses who believe in the importance of education and who have partnered with the Foundation to create permanent scholarship funds.

Scholarships awarded and recipients include:

• Estella Marie Schaber Scholarship - Awarded to Ravenswood High School graduate Ethan Chase. Chase will attend Marshall University to pursue a degree in International Affairs.

• Homer and Edith Hickman Scholarship - Awarded to Ravenswood High School graduate Johannah Standridge. Standridge will attend Marshall University to pursue a degree in medical imaging.

• SDR – Ritchie Family Scholarship - Awarded to Ravenswood High School graduate Jazlyn Skeen. Skeen will attend West Virginia University to pursue a degree in Exercise Physiology.

The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) works with individuals, families, businesses, and civic or nonprofit organizations to make a positive and permanent commitment for the future of our community. The PACF is a single 501(c)(3) public charity that works in partnership with its local affiliates to provide leadership and develop philanthropic resources to meet the needs of an 11-county service area. Since 1963, the PACF has helped local citizens support charitable needs and touch every aspect of life in the community in a variety of lasting ways. For more information about the PACF, visit pacfwv.com or call 304-428-4438.