First New Endowment of WC Sesquicentennial Year Established
Jon and Dottie Vandagriff have established a new endowed scholarship fund in the Weatherford College Foundation, making their fund the first new scholarship of the sesquicentennial year.
WC turns 150 years old in 2019 and the college is spending the year celebrating its history and heritage.
The Jon and Dottie Vandagriff Scholarship is earmarked for students intending to pursue a career in the field of history. Jon, a well-known local historian, has written a history of Parker County as well as a new pictorial history book entitled “Weatherford College: The First 150 Years.” The new book will be available at the Sesquicentennial Kickoff Reception Thursday, Jan. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Alkek Fine Arts Center.