January 29, 2015

New Scholarship for Graduating B-CC HS Students

In commemorating its 125th anniversary, The Chevy Chase Land Company, a long-time Foundation supporter, announced this week that it is establishing a new, annual $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating B-CC High School student planning to pursue a career in architecture, engineering, or land use/ transportation planning. The new “CCLS Smart Growth Scholarship” is intended to support and prepare the next generation of professionals who will be planning and building healthy, environmentally sustainable, and connected communities.

According to the company’s press release, “The Land Company has been a long-time supporter of the B-CC High School Educational Foundation, and has already committed a total of $40,000 to help fund its efforts to ensure that every B-CC High School student can succeed academically. The Land Company’s additional sponsorship of the CCLC Smart Growth Scholarship reflects its ongoing commitment to supporting young people in the local community.

The CCLC Smart Growth Scholarship application is available at http://www.cclandco.com/community/Scholarship_form_-_BCC.pdf. Application deadline is April 3, 2015.

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Campaign for Academic Excellence

The Foundation’s Campaign for Academic Excellence provides a continuum of year-round integrated academic support and enrichment programs that promote high academic standards and success for all students at B-CC High School.



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Partnership with B-CC High School Since 1995

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Educational Foundation was established in 1995 during a time of declining enrollment and deteriorating facilities at B-CC High School. The Foundation took on the charge to help improve school facilities, raise academic rigor, and re-engineer B-CC for the 21st Century

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Educational Foundation was established in 1995 during a time of declining enrollment and deteriorating facilities at B-CC High School. The Foundation took on the charge to help improve school facilities, raise academic rigor, and re-engineer B-CC for the 21st Century.

Foundation Net Revenue 1996-2016 By the summer of 2016, the Foundation has raised more than two and a half million dollars to meet that challenge and to invest in academic excellence at B-CC High School. With new programs and a newly modernized facility that was completed in February 2002, B-CC’s enrollment, reflecting community confidence in the school, has been increasing steadily ever since.

The generosity of alumni, parents, faculty, students, businesses, and community members has made it possible for the Foundation to fund innovative academic support programs that promote high academic standards and support success for all B-CC students. In the process, the Foundation helped bring several “firsts” to B-CC High School:

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