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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

Lynchburg Sheriff Don Sloan presented a VSI Scholarship Award Certificate in the amount of $1,000 to recipient Drake Hannuksela.  Drake, who attends Liberty University and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice, is one of 66 scholarships awarded by the VSI for the 2021-2022 school year totaling $65,000.

Sheriff Sloan thanks the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Virginia sheriffs which provides training and education to the members of the Institute, including sheriffs and deputy sheriffs across Virginia, on issues relating to management, crime prevention, and other areas of public safety. The scholarship checks are mailed directly to the colleges or universities.   “The recipients of this reward are the men and women that will serve and protect the public as our future law enforcement representatives”.

Congratulations to Drake Hannukesla for pursuing a career in law enforcement!


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