Char­ac­ter Counts awards Clark schol­ar­ships

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EAS­TON — Char­ac­ter Counts Mid Shore awarded three A. James Clark Char­ac­ter Counts Cit­i­zen­ship Schol­ar­ships to re­cent high school grad­u­ates in Tal­bot, Caro­line and Dorch­ester coun­ties.

The Clark Schol­ar­ship is based on the qual­ity of vol­un­teer work a grad­u­at­ing se­nior has per­formed through­out his or her mid­dle and high school years. More than 20 schol­ar­ships were sub­mit­ted this year.

Sade A. Miller of North Caro­line High School has 540 hours of vol­un­teer­ing through­out the com­mu­nity, in­clud­ing Com­pass Re­gional Hos­pice, Marti­nak State Park and Char­ac­ter Counts. She plans to ma­jor in so­cial work at Po­tomac State Col­lege of West Vir­ginia Univer­sity this fall.

Mor­gan L. Biskach of Cam­bridge-South Dorch­ester High School has vol­un­teered 805 hours through­out the com­mu­nity, in­clud­ing teach­ing swim­ming to youth, peer-tu­tor­ing, Sun­day school and Bay­wa­ter An­i­mal Res­cue. She is plan­ning to at­tend Univer­sity of Mary­land, Col­lege Park this fall.

Grant W. Fos­ter of Eas­ton High School has vol­un­teered 633 hours through­out the com­mu­nity, in­clud­ing Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity Chop­tank Re­Store, Tal­bot Hu­mane, Ox­ford Kids Camps and Char­ac­ter Counts. He will at­tend Sal­is­bury Univer­sity in the fall.

“Once again, Char­ac­ter Counts Mid Shore is hon­ored to award the A. James Clark Schol­ar­ships in mem­ory of Mr. Clark, a CCMS Found­ing Board Mem­ber,” CCMS Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor Su­san Luby said. “He served his com­mu­ni­ties well, and we are grate­ful to the Clark Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion for the op­por­tu­nity to rec­og­nize th­ese out­stand­ing stu­dents with fund­ing for higher ed­u­ca­tion.”

For more in­for­ma­tion about CCHS, go to www.char­ac­ter­countsmid­shore.com or call 410-819-0386.

CON­TRIBUTED PHOTO

Sade Miller re­ceives the Clark Schol­ar­ship from CCMS Board of Trustees mem­ber Beth Ter­horst.

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