Community Foundation Presents Barnhart Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – June 29, 2017: The first scholarships from The Gene, Evelyn, and Ernest Family Scholarship Fund have been presented Barnhart Scholars small jpgto six students. The fund is one of more than 679 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County.

The fund was created through W. Eugene “Gene” Barnhart’s estate to provide scholarships to students pursuing agriculture-related careers. Pictured, from left: Katelyn Allen, Rayann Eaves, Megan Millison, Dalton Clabaugh, scholarship recipients; Barbara Walker, Community Foundation Trustee. Not pictured are scholarship recipients Jared Harshman and Lydia Printz. For the 2017-18 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training.

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