FREDERICK, MD – July 29, 2019: The first scholarship from The Beatrice R. Snyder Scholarship Fund has been presented to Marykate Geppert. The fund is one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County and was founded by Charlotte Hott in memory and honor of her mother, Mrs. Snyder, for students pursuing careers in education or music. Ms. Geppert is a graduate of Middletown High School and will be studying elementary education and special education at Kutztown University. Pictured, from left: Lee Jeffrey, granddaughter of Mrs. Snyder; Mrs. Hott, fund representative; Marykate Geppert; and Taitia Elliott, Community Foundation trustee. For the 2019-20 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training.