Friday, November 30, 2012
High school seniors residing in the city of Gaithersburg are encouraged to apply for a W. Edward Bohrer, Jr. Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship.
It's open season for scholarship applications in the city of Gaithersburg. High school seniors who are residents of the City of Gaithersburg are encouraged to apply for a W. Edward Bohrer, Jr. Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship, the city announced Thursday. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. March 1, 2013. Since the program’s inception in 1998, 63 high school seniors have received more than $130,000 to help with their continuing education costs, according to the city. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Educational Enrichment Committee, and are based on the embodiment of the Six Pillars of Character — citizenship, caring, fairness, responsibility, respect and trustworthiness — personal merit, community service, …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Jarret Karner, of Gaithersburg's Bach to Rock music school, has been awarded a three month scholarship from the Rock School Scholarship Fund based on his passion to play rock music.
With music programs being cut nationwide, the Rock School Scholarship Fund is helping one Gaithersburg student pursue a future in rock 'n roll. Jarret Karner, of Gaithersburg's Bach to Rock music school, was awarded a three month scholarship from the RSSF based on his passion and desire to learn to play rock music, according to the school. Billie Joseph, site director of Bach to Rock Gaithersburg, said in a statement that Karner had more than earned the opportunity. "We're especially proud of Jarret's accomplishments since joining Bach to Rock's Gaithersburg school last summer," Joseph said. "We believe that the opportunity given to him by the RSSF will allow him to develop his rock music skills as he continues to explore Bach to Rock's …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Three students from Gaithersburg High School were named recipients of the City's W. Edward Bohrer Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship.
Four students, including three from Gaithersburg High School, were named City's W. Edward Bohrer Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship winners, according to a report by The Gazette. The Gaithersburg students receiving the award are: Kathy Gomez, Franck Noumedem and Nadia Palacios. The scholarships are named for the City's former mayor who adopted the program in 1996. Since 1998, more than $130,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 63 high school seniors.