Windmore Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners | Latest news

According to Windmore, Davis’ favorite opportunity in high school was to lead the choir when they performed at National Tree Lighting in 2019. He plans to major in musical theater and music education at the James Madison University.

The foundation’s scholarship fund was organized to honor Dorothy Skelton and Millie Lane.

Skelton, a local artist and educator who was one of the founders of Windmore, died in 1999. In 1944, Skelton became a senior research analyst for the Military Intelligence Division of the Pentagon’s War Department and switched to volunteered in 1947 with monuments, fine arts, and archives in Wiesbaden, Germany. After a long career in arts education, Skelton devoted her final years to promoting the arts in Culpeper County, including continuing to produce works of art herself.

Lane, who died in 2010, came to art after a 40-year career as a nurse and a place in the Who’s Who in American Nursing, working in addition to Culpeper and Fauquier hospitals. She was an occupational health nurse for Southland, GM Power Train, the Department of Corrections at Camp 11 and the Coffeewood Correctional Center. After his retirement, Lane was a member of the Brushstrokes Gallery in Fredericksburg, the Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts, the Wide River Gallery in Colonial Beach, and exhibited his work in numerous galleries in Virginia, including Village Frame and Gallery, the Culpeper Depot and Library, the Wilderness Library and its welcome gallery. Lane has served on several arts councils and councils throughout the region.

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