Scholastic Achievement

The Virginian-Pilot Scholastic Achievement Scholarship and Recognition Program recognizes outstanding academic achievement. By providing recognition and financial resources to students with exceptional academic achievements, service and leadership, we are making an investment in the future of our community.

Join us in recognizing these deserving students by aligning your business message with the Scholastic Achievement event in May and special section publishing in The Virginian-Pilot May 21st. Your business will receive prominent brand presence at the awards ceremony where the best and brightest students will be honored in front of family and the education community. The special section will get your message in front of over 250,000 readers.

Event Snapshot  


May 28, 2020


Old Dominion University

Sponsorship/Vendor Ranges:

$500 – $8,000

150 – 200
Promotional Marketing Plan:
  • Print Campaign in The Virginian-Pilot
  • Digital Campaign on pilotonline.com
  • Organic and Paid Social Campaign on various social media pages

About the Audience

  • Over 65% of The Virginian-Pilot readership has an educational level of bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • The average household income of The Virginian-Pilot reader is $83K.

Source: Scarborough Nielsen, 2019 Release 1