HCC student wins Kline scholarship


(Release: October 12, 2012) - Hagerstown Community College student Nouhoun Barry, of Hagerstown, recently won the Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship for the fall 2012 semester.

Barry, 22, has a 4.0 GPA and is majoring in engineering science. Originally from Burkina Faso in western Africa, Barry first became interested in engineering as a small child. He came to the United States two years ago to pursue his education and will graduate from HCC in summer 2013.

Barry’s future plans include earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering at the University of Maryland or the École de Technologie Supérieure, a prestigious engineering school in Montreal.

The Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship is an endowed scholarship awarded annually through the Community Foundation of Washington County. Recipients must be a current HCC student majoring in either education or engineering, have a GPA of 2.0 or Higher, and demonstrate a proven commitment to higher education. For more information on scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of Washington County, go to www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships.