The Hampton Roads Youth Foundation has selected three recipients for the 2016-2017 Coach Vernon N. Lee, Sr. Student-Athlete Scholarship. Mr. Lee, affectionately known as “Coach Lee” was an educator and longtime coach for over thirty-five years. Coach Lee dedicated his life to coaching and mentoring student athletes on and off the field. He worked tirelessly to teach athletic skills and life lessons to youth in the Hampton Roads area.
The three recipients selected are Daniela Charles of Phoebus High School, Christopher Fisher of Phoebus High School and Malik Jenkins of Hampton High School. Each recipient will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to be used towards the College/University of their choice to assist with tuition, fees or books.
The Hampton Roads Youth Foundation will honor each recipient at the 8th Annual Mike Tomlin VIP Meet and Greet to be held July 8, 2016 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center from 6:30pm- 9:00pm. These recipients will be recognized for their academic, athletic and community achievements.
Hampton Roads Youth Foundation
Incorporated in 1997, the Hampton Roads Youth Foundation (HRYF) was established with the objective of providing educational, social and economic programs for youth in the Hampton Roads area. HRYF has worked successfully with people who believe, support, and stand for the same principles on which the organization was founded. From strategic partnership to tireless volunteer labor, the HRYF has evolved to meet current social changes, while still remaining true to its original mission.