Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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Mary Virginia Hughes Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established 2001

Mary Virginia Hughes

Mary Virginia Hughes

This fund was created upon receipt of a bequest from the estate of Mary Virginia Hughes.

Miss Hughes (1928-2000) was born in Newark, Illinois.

Her parents Wayne and Sadie Hughes owned and operated a farm in Newark.

Mary Hughes lived and worked on the family farm her entire life.

She was a member of the Millbrook United Methodist Church.

She was survived by her brother Wesley Hughes.

Scholarships from the fund are available to students graduating from a high school located in Kendall County for attendance at an accredited college or university.

These awards are reserved for students pursuing a major in the field of agriculture.

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