Virginia Tech Alumni Association
Fredericksburg Area Chapter

News 

Thank you to everyone who attended the "Welcome Freshmen Crab Fest and Picnic" and the "Alumni Association/Hokie Club Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Chalk Talk". and a special THANK YOU to all of our sponsors. The Golf Tournament resulted in a net profit of $10,097. Half of this will go to the Alumni Assoication for the Chapter's Scholarship Fund, and half will go to the Hokie Club.

2018 Scholarships - Each year our chapter awards scholarships to rising Virginia Tech freshmen from our chapter's geographic footprint. This year, we are awarding two scholarships worth $1,000 each. This year we will also be awarding a special $1,500 scholarship to a student enrolling in the Corps of Cadets in memory of one of our long-time active chapter members, Col. James "Hokie Jim" Brown, Class of 1960.

Our scholarship committee met to review the 27 applications we received for our 2018 scholarship program. The quality of the applicants shows us just how bright the future of the Hokie Nation is, as well as making the decisions very difficult.

We are pleased to announce that we have selected the following three students as recipients of our 2018 scholarships.
  • Ana Haines -- Massaponax High School
  • Sarah Thorpe -- Courtland High School
  • Graham Warren -- Stafford Senior High School (Hokie Jim Scholarship)
Each of our winners will receive a scholarship towards their freshman year tuition, and will be presented with an award certificate during their senior awards ceremony. Please join us in congratulating these outstanding young Hokies and in wishing them all the best as they begin their college career!

Retail Partnership - The Fredericksburg Chapter of the VTAA has partnered with an online retailer, Tradition, to offer discounts on officially licensed Virginia Tech apparel to Hokies. In addition to Tradition providing a 15% discount on your purchase, they will donate 15% of the net sale to our Chapter's Scholarship Fund. To take advantage of this offer, just visit traditioneversince.com and enter the code VTALUM as your discount code during the checkout process. If you have any questions about this partnership, please contact Scott Mason (email - scottmason1999@gmail.com).

We are happy to announce that you can now make a tax-free contribution to the Fredericksburg Area Chapter Scholarship Fund through the Virginia Tech Foundation. Your contribution will help us to continue to give scholarships to area high school seniors who will be continuing their education at Virginia Tech. Please click here to make an online contribution or for information about how to contribute by check.

Did you know that we maintain an online Hokie Business Directory for the Fredericksburg area? If you're a Hokie (or related to a Hokie) and want to get your business listed, the "how to" information is on the directory web page. We are currently offering this service for free.

We now have a group page on Facebook. You can visit our page and join us by clicking on the Facebook logo.  You can also follow us on Twitter at @FxbgHokies.

Please help us keep you informed about Virginia Tech and the Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the VTAA by letting us know your email address. Click here to get on our email list. This is a confidential list, and your e-mail address will not be shared. Only Hokie related mail will be sent.

Upcoming Events

Football Game Watching Parties (GWPs) -- Join us as we get togther to watch the Hokies' football games at Home Team Grill at Eagle Village in Fredericksburg. They will be showing the games whenever they are on regular network broadcasted games, but unfortunately HTG cannot show games that are only broadcast on the internet. HTG will donate 10% of your receipt (excluding alcohol) to our Chapter Scholarship Fund if you let your server know you are with the Fredericksburg Hokies.

December 3 (Monday) -- Chapter Meeting & Dinner -- Join us for our Chapter meeting at Home Team Grill, located in Eagle Village, across Route One from UMW's campus.  We have a private room reserved, and will have dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by our Chapter meeting at 7:00 PM.  Please come out, meet some other Hokies, and learn how to get more involved with your Chapter!

Pictures from Previous Events (click on the date)

Links

Virginia Tech - www.vt.edu

Virginia Tech Admissions Information - www.vt.edu/apply/

Virginia Tech Youtube Channel - www.youtube.com/user/VirginiaTech

Virginia Tech Alumni Association (VTAA) - www.alumni.vt.edu

VTAA - Hokie Nation Serves - www.alumni.vt.edu/hokienationserves/

VTAA - Career Resources - www.alumni.vt.edu/career/

VT Bugle Archives - spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/bugle/

Virginia Tech - We Remember - www.weremember.vt.edu/

Mission

The Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association serves the City of Fredericksburg, and the counties of King George, Caroline, Stafford, and Spotsylvania. The basic purpose of our chapter is to:

The Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is part of an international network of Virginia Tech alumni and friends. For more information on Hokies in your area, visit the Alumni Association Site at www.alumni.vt.edu

Volunteer Opportunities

Become involved! We need your help, your ideas, and your opinions to make our chapter truly fantastic. Upcoming planned service opportunities are listed below. We will post details about them in the Events section of this page when details become available.

  • The Big Event - April 6, 2019 (Saturday) - TENTATIVE
  • Day of Remembrance Event - April 16, 2019 (Tuesday)

If you have questions or comments, or ideas for service projects or fund raisers, contact our Chapter President, John Palmer.

VT Sports Information

HokieSports.com

Hokie Club

Fredericksburg Hokie Club Information

Fredericksburg Hokies Ticket Exchange

TechSideLine.com (not affiliated with Virginia Tech)

Web Site Info

Date of Last Update - October 8, 2018
If you have any questions or suggestions concerning this web page, please contact our Social Media Coordinator, Frank Eak.

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