2019 Scholarships

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Community Foundation of Harford County awarded 11 scholarships at the end of the academic year.

North Harford graduate Cassandra Rickey received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Elementary Educator Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate college students pursuing careers in elementary education. Rickey will attend Salisbury University where she will study elementary education.

C. Milton Wright graduate Brendan Lepp received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors pursuing an education in engineering. Lepp will be attending University of Maryland where he will study chemical engineering.

Aberdeen graduate Amy Pham received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors pursuing an education in engineering. Pham will be attending Caltech where she will study Computer Science.

North Harford graduate Julia Foster received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Secondary Educator Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are pursuing a career in secondary education. Foster will be attending Goucher College studying secondary education.

Harford Technical High School graduate Alexandria Pipken received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Women’s Science, Engineering and Math Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to female high school seniors in the top 25 percent of their class in terms of SAT/GPA who are pursuing an education in science, engineering and math.  Pipken will be attending Harvard where she will be majoring in Molecular and Cellular biology.

North Harford graduate Natalie Jacobs received the $1,500 Academic Legacy Women’s Science, Engineering and Math Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to female high school seniors in the top 25 percent of their class in terms of SAT/GPA who are pursuing an education in science, engineering and math. Jacobs will be attending Shenandoah University where she will be majoring in Biology / Pre-Physician assistant.

C. Milton Wright graduate Christopher Wagner received the $800 Charles John Eshinsky Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is offered to students pursuing a post-secondary degree in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM). Wagner will be attending Harford Community College where he will be studying applied math.

Havre de Grace graduate Madison Watson received the $1,000 Colin J. Haller Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to students who pursues a health-related bachelor’s degree to include, but not limited to, nursing, premedical, psychology, sports medicine, or pharmaceuticals. Watson will be attending Towson University where she will be studying nursing.

Edgewood graduate Kathryn Perrault received the $1,000 Edward V. Goetz Environmental Science Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to students committed to attending an accredited environmental science program including but not limited to geology, ecology, natural science, botany, biology, zoology, ornithology, habitat restoration, environmental/wildlife management, forestry. Perrault will be attending Tulane where she will be studying Marine Biology.

North Harford graduate Marley Copes received the $500 Richard O. Cook VMD Scholarship.  This scholarship is offered to a worthy senior in the Harford Tech Agribusiness/Animal Science Program who demonstrates great personal character, passion for animals, and a dedication to pursue a career in animal studies. Copes will be attending Frostburg University where she will be studying Biology / Psychology.

Edgewood High graduate Sadiya Smith received the $1,000 Robert W. Ellenby Travel and Tourism Scholarship.  This scholarship was established to foster and promote career interest in the travel industry and to support students who wish to pursue a travel-related profession. Smith will be attending Drexel University where she will be studying Travel and Tourism.

Aberdeen High graduate Matthew Pierce received the $5,000 William A. Humbert Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarship is offered to a Harford County high school graduate, college junior or college senior, majoring in music or music education, or for a student pursing a graduate program.  Pierce will be attending Elizabethtown College where he will be majoring in Music Education.

The scholarships are presented through the generosity of the foundation’s donor-advised funds. More than 50 students applied for these scholarships.

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