18 Students to Receive Scholarships for College from LifeSpire of Virginia, the VBH Foundation

The LifeSpire of Virginia and the Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) Foundation leadership teams are pleased to announce the 2022 scholarship recipients. A total of $18,000 was awarded to 18 deserving individuals. The scholarships are funded by the Employee Education Fund.

The fund provides financial assistance for deserving team members towards two- and four-year higher education degrees. Support is awarded with grants for college-bound team members, and their children and grandchildren.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

The Chesapeake

  • Michael Delva Felix, Security
  • Margan Boyd, Nursing

The Culpeper

  • Sadie Wentz, daughter of Carolyn Wentz, Culinary Services
  • Aaron Bostian, Culinary Services
  • Teresa Lewis, Nursing
  • Capone Hoffman, Culinary Services
  • Esther Seworder, daughter of Victoria Seworder, Culinary Services
  • Jordan Hicks, grandson of Debbie Seaman, Culinary Services
  • Wyatt Hicks, grandson of Debbie Seaman, Culinary Services

The Glebe

  • Allison Bancroft, Resident Services
  • Heather Roberts, Nursing
  • Christopher Hall, son of Cheryl Hall, Nursing
  • Crystal Collings, Nursing
  • Mia Brower, Social Worker
  • Kailah Finley, daughter of Shaun Finley, Culinary Services


  • Meredith Etheridge, Culinary Services
  • Caroline Sampson, Nursing

Lakewood at Home

  • Naomi Davis, daughter of Brenda Davis, Community Outreach

The VBH Foundation’s Employee Education Fund provides awards on an annual basis. The fund relies on the generosity of donors for sustainability. The LifeSpire team is grateful for the kindness of residents, families and colleagues who give to the Foundation to assist team members financially with scholarships and crisis awards. To learn more about the programs providing support to team members, visit https://lspireprd.wpengine.com/give/employee-support/.