Virginia Western Community College is hosting a “Great FAFSA Fill Out” to help students complete the forms used to determine college financial aid.
Students and families can receive help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the third-floor computer labs of Webber Hall. Students must complete a FAFSA annually to qualify for federal student aid.
Virginia Western students and the general public are welcome to attend the fill-out event. Attendees should bring the following: Social Security number, driver’s license, completed 2016 federal tax returns, bank and investment statements, W-2 forms and any non-taxable income documentation received in 2016. Additionally, attendees are asked to create a FSA ID and password before Saturday at www.fsaid.ed.gov.
Foot Levelers donates laptops to Roanoke schools
Staff from Foot Levelers, a custom orthotic company based in Roanoke, donated 150 laptops to Roanoke’s public schools on Wednesday. The laptops were all either new or less than five years old and were identified as available for donation after a recent expansion of and inventory of the company’s technology division, according to technology support manager Brian Boggs.
The laptops will be used by students throughout the district, city schools spokesman Justin McLeod said.
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