The GHRoW Foundation

Investing in students at Shenandoah Valley Academy
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GHRoW Scholarships encourage excellence, service, leadership and philanthropy in SVA students.

100% of donations go to fund scholarships.

Over $500,000 awarded to 145 SVA students.

Over $150,000 endowed for scholarships.

Scholarships for SVA students since 1991.

What the GHRoW scholars are saying…

Amber… “Without GHRoW I would not be at SVA, if I was never at SVA, I would never have been baptized,… I really appreciate it and hope to be able to do what you have done for me …”


Meredith…  “I enjoyed going out to eat pizza and ice cream with GHRoW and my friends!! It was great fun and I really appreciate all you do.”


Andrea… “My family and I very much appreciate your help. SVA has been good for me. I will never forget the memories and friends from SVA. Thank you for making this possible.”

Madeleine… “I am very grateful. Your generosity has inspired me. One day I want to be able to help kids obtain a Christian Education. Thanks again!”


Recent Events

Pizza and Ice Cream in Harrisonburg

March 2016 - This year marked the 4th year of the growing and popular tradition of taking the GHRoW scholars to Harrisonburg for pizza and ice cream.  Twenty of the 2015-2016 GHRoW scholars took advantage.  The students write to share their thanks for the opportunity...

2016 Merit and RSH Leadership Scholars Selected

2016 Merit and RSH Leadership Scholars Selected

Jan 2016 — On January 31 the 2016 R. Scott Handel (RSH) Leadership and Merit Scholarships were awarded. Senior class president, Ming Kim (pictured far left) received the 2016 RSH scholarship along with $2,000 which was applied to her SVA school bill. Merit...

Gift Bags for Students

Gift Bags for Students

Dec 2015 —The GHRoW board members are each SVA graduates and recall the stress of exams. Just prior to mid year exams the GHRoW board meets to put together gift bags for the GHRoW students. This year they were joined by Dale Twomley, Don Short and Janel Ware from the...