Haley Wolfersberger and Tyler Marriner, graduates of Parkside High School, each received scholarships from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s VFW Eastside Memorial Post 2996 Scholarship. In the fall, Haley will attend Mont Clair State University and Tyler will attend Towson University.
Pictured left to right are: David and Lisa Kinhart, parents of Tyler Marriner; Tyler Marriner; Commander William Beauchamp; Haley Wolfersberger; Jeff and Bonnie Wolfersberger, parents of Haley Wolfersberger; and Elijah Wolfersberger, Haley’s brother.
Since its inception in 1997, the VFW Eastside Memorial Post 2996 Scholarship has awarded forty scholarships totaling $40,000 to deserving local students.
About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore: Celebrating over 30 years of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties granting more than $50 million. Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $4.8 million in fiscal year 2014. CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarship grants, advocacy and leadership development. By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment. For more information about the Community Foundation, please visit www.cfes.org for more information or call 410-742-9911.