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The 2022 Frederic H. Kass III, MD Scholarship Recipients Announced

The 2022 Frederic H. Kass III, MD Scholarship Recipients Announced 

2022 Scholarship Recipients with Dr. Kass

 (Hagerstown, MD) - Four students pursuing careers in the healthcare field were recently named as the recipients of the 2022 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. Dr. Frederic Kass is one of the founders of Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC). The organization has served the community for over 40 years. 

 To honor Dr. Kass’s tireless efforts, HWC’s Board of Directors established the Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund helps students in Washington County. Individuals and organizations have given generously to support these scholarships. 

 This year’s scholarship recipients were Jack Martin, a graduate of North Hagerstown High School, will be attending Wake Forest University studying biology or kinesiology before achieving a medical degree; Emily Moser, a recent graduate of Williamsport High School, will be attending the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, planning to become a physical therapist; and Chloe Prejean of Clear Spring, a graduate of the University of Maryland, will be attending The University of Pittsburgh as a graduate student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and HWC’s Bereavement Counselor Stephanie Nalley, attending Liberty University Graduate School to earn a  Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 

 “I am very glad that Hospice of Washington County has continued this valuable scholarship program for the community,” stated Dr. Kass. “I am grateful to be of part an organization that has provided care for my neighbors and friends in Washington County. Each year, we are astounded at the caliber of the student applications and the accomplishments of the youth in our area. We are very pleased that we expanded to four $2,000 scholarship awards this year.” 

 Four scholarships are awarded annually. To be eligible, individuals must be a Washington County, Maryland, resident who is a graduating high school senior and accepted to an accredited college majoring in a healthcare field; or a Washington County, Maryland, resident who is currently a student at an accredited college and majoring in a healthcare field with a minimum GPA of 3.0; or an HWC employee or an immediate family member of an HWC employee. 

 Scholarship applications must be completed by April 1 of each year. 

Individuals who are interested in donating to the scholarship fund can call HWC’s Associate Vice President of Mission Advancement, Karen Giffin at 301-791-6360 or email