HCC student wins Kline scholarship

Meghan Berry

(Release: August 29, 2014)— Hagerstown Community College student Meghan Berry, of Hagerstown, recently won the Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship for the fall 2014 semester.

Berry, 18, is an early childhood education major. A recent graduate of Washington County Technical High School, Berry enrolled at HCC for the first time this fall and plans to take her core education classes at the college before transferring to Shepherd University to obtain her teaching degree.

“HCC is a wonderful way to start my future,” said Berry. “I have always wanted to help children learn and to know that I received this scholarship for education makes me so happy because I know it will take me places. I’m so very grateful.”

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. For more information about scholarships offered through Hagerstown Community College, go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/hcc-foundation.