TYPE OF FUND: Scholarship

DATE ESTABLISHED: Established June 2014

PURPOSE: To provide assistance to a graduating Preston County High School senior who elects to further their education in college.

DISTRIBUTION: To be awarded to students upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee and the approval of the TCF Board of Directors.

VARIANCE POWER: If, in the judgment of the TCF Board of Directors, the restrictions and conditions of the fund become unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the community, the TCF Board of Directors maintains the right to modify the terms of this fund.

FUNDING: Funding provided by the Knights of Pythias Brown Lodge #32 of Kingwood, WV.

BACKGROUND: The Knights of Pythias Brown Lodge #32 ceased operations in the spring of 2014. Continuing their legacy of helping youth, the membership donated $22,000 to establish a scholarship for a Preston County High School senior.