V. Jeanne Vaughn Memorial Scholarship Fund Established at Community Foundation

FREDERICK, MD – April 7, 2015: In honor of a woman devoted to teaching the sciences and who positively influenced hundreds of students in PhotoofJeanneVaughn.resizedFrederick County, the Vaughn Family has established The V. Jeanne Vaughn Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 660 component funds managed by The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

The fund will provide scholarships consistent with Mrs. Vaughn's passion for the sciences. Graduating seniors or alumni of Frederick County Public Schools pursuing post-secondary study for careers in chemistry, biochemistry, or science education will be eligible to apply.

Mrs. Vaughn's career spanned more than 30 years with Frederick County Public Schools. "Jeanne was always passionate about helping students succeed," said the Vaughn Family. "She was a shining example of how we must invest time and energy in our young people, and this scholarship is a way her legacy can continue to advance students in the education of science. She would be proud to know the students who apply and receive scholarships from this fund."

Memorial funds are one of the many ways The Community Foundation of Frederick County helps individuals, families, and organizations honor the memory of deceased loved ones by continuing to positively impact lives through grants and scholarships.

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