Shiraz Scholarship Presented

FREDERICK, MD – July 7, 2016: The first scholarship from The Shiraz Scholarship Fund has been presented to Pegah Avazpour. The fund is one of more than ShirazShcFund.small675 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

The fund was founded by the Memarsadeghi family to provide scholarships for Iranian-born students. Ms. Avazpour is a 2016 graduate of Walkersville High School and will be attending Frederick Community College. For the 2016-17 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training. Pictured, left to right: Cynthia Palmer, Community Foundation trustee, Ms. Avazpour, and Mariam Memarsadeghi.

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