- June 22, 2023
- Virginia Beach Convention Center
- 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
- (757) 962-6113
This event celebrates the achievements of our ACCESS Scholars. Each year, ACCESS awards its own “Last-Dollar” Scholarship to more than 100 students. These scholarships, totaling more than $1 million, range from $5,000 to $25,000. This year, we will be awarding “Last-Dollar” Scholarships to our 35th graduating class.
This event has featured keynote speakers such as:
§ - The Honorable S. Bernard Goodwyn, Virginia Supreme Court Justice
§ - Wes Moore, Best-Selling Author/Rhodes Scholar; Governor of Maryland *
§ - Darryl Bell, Actor and Producer, “Ron” from A Different World
§ - Don J. Carey III, Chesapeake City Council Member; The Don Carey REECH Foundation, Inc., Founder; NFL Division I Era Draft
Nearly 600 attendees, including students, parents, school officials, business and community leaders will attend the 2023 Scholarship Awards Celebration on June 22, 2023 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
This event has been covered by local media outlets including: The Virginian-Pilot, WVEC Channel 13, and WTKR Channel 3