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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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Auto World – MECC Golf Classic on June 4th to provide scholarships at MECC

Big Stone Gap — One lucky golfer will go home with a $500 cash prize, and other great prizes will be awarded, as well, at the Auto World – MECC Golf Classic on Friday, June 4, at Lonesome Pine Country Club with proceeds benefitting the scholarship program at Mountain Empire Community College. All players hitting […]

MECC Announces Creation of Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship 

MECC Announces Creation of Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship  Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship honoring long-time local educator and community volunteer Garnett Gilliam.   Garnett is widely recognized in the region as a teacher, historian and community volunteer. A life-long […]

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