Craig County senior earns $1,000 scholarship

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Savannah Blake Looney, a 2017 graduating senior at Craig County High School, was awarded a $1,000 college scholarship by the Virginia Bear Hunters Association (VBHA). The award was presented to Savannah at her graduation on May 26.


Savannah is the daughter of Larry and Stephanie Looney of New Castle, members of the VBHA. She plans to attend Radford University and pursue a career in neonatal nursing.

The Virginia Bear Hunters Association is a statewide organization dedicated to the preservation of hunting bear with dogs and to sound wildlife management principles. The association’s annual scholarship is open to members and their families and is awarded based on academic achievement, planned course of study, community and association participation, honors and awards, and an essay.

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