Wood Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund
at The Summit School
Annapolis, Md., May 13, 2008 - Sallie Hamrick, trustee of the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation, today provided a check for $127,447 to The Summit School scholarship fund. The Summit School teaches bright children in grades 1-8 who have dyslexia or other learning differences. Ms. Hamrick toured the school’s Edgewater, Maryland, campus a few months earlier, and was inspired by the dedication of the staff and the enthusiasm of the students.
In announcing the award, Ms. Hamrick commented, “The purpose of the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation is to encourage the development of promising young people. The Summit School is doing this by providing an environment to accommodate the special learning needs of these kids and giving them the skills they need to re-enter the mainstream school system.”
In accepting the donation, Executive Director Jane Snider said, “Your donation will truly make a difference in the lives of bright children who learn differently, yet have the potential to learn, achieve, accomplish, and make a contribution to our society. Thank you for trusting in our mission.”
The Summit School educates children with unique learning styles to their full potential.