Howard Community College Receives Scholarship Grants
The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation has awarded Howard Community College 50% scholarships for one student from each of the county's 12 high schools: Atholton, Centennial, Glenelg, Hammond, Howard, Long Reach, Marriotts Ridge, Mt. Hebron, Oakland Mills, Reservoir, River Hill, Wilde Lake. The awards will begin in June of 2010.
The estates of Mr. and Mrs. Wood established the Foundation to “…Found or to provide scholarships for deserving young men and women who are citizens of the United States and to assist them in attending any educational institution in the United States.”
The Woods, founders of both the Annapolis Sailing School and the Annapolis Boat Shows, employed many young people in their businesses and took great pleasure in seeing them mature and take on responsibility.