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The MECC Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Foundation projects include scholarships, faculty and staff development and recognition programs, cultural programs and events, campus improvements, educational programs, and other projects.

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Fuller Honored with 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

Richmond, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Joe Fuller of Nickelsville was recognized by the Virginia Community College System with the 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy at a luncheon ceremony in Richmond on Tuesday, April 18. The Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy luncheon is hosted […]

Auto World and MECC Foundation conduct golf tournament to benefit scholarship program at MECC

The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation and Auto World of Big Stone Gap will conduct the Auto World – MECC Golf Classic on Friday, April 28th at Lonesome Pine Country Club to benefit scholarships at MECC. Registration for the captain’s choice tournament begins at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9:15 a.m. The tournament […]

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Featured Scholars

Alyssa Lasley

Alyssa Lasley, of Clintwood, is a home school student who was unable to complete requirements for her… [View Scholar]

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Dillon Dotson

Dillon Dotson is a 2015 graduate of Lee High School and a resident of Pennington Gap, Virginia.  While… [View Scholar]

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Jordan White

Jordan White, of Pound, graduated from Central High School in 2012.  Immediately after high school,… [View Scholar]

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Sabrina Fox

Sabrina Fox, of Wise, VA, graduated magna cum laude with an Associate’s Degree in Health Information… [View Scholar]

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