Through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, Virginia Western Community College announces that college-branded personalized license plates are now available for purchase. After the first 1,000 qualifying plates, more than half the proceeds from the sale of these plates will go to the Virginia Western Educational Foundation to support student scholarships.

To find out how to order Virginia Western personalized plates and to learn what personalized messages are available, visit: http://www.dmvnow.com/vehicles/#splates/info.asp?idnm=VWCC.

The Virginia Western plates will require an annual fee of $25 with an additional $10 annually for personalization. After the first 1,000 qualifying plates, the Virginia Western Educational Foundation will receive $15 of the $25 annual fee. A portion of that fee may be tax deductible.