Freedom Awards College Scholarship

STEM Scholarship Presented June 9

Freedom scholarship winner
Harford County Chamber of Commerce scholarship winner Kassidy Kollmann (L), is shown accepting her award from Mike MacPherson, Freedom President and CEO (R)

Freedom awarded a $1,000 scholarship in the area of science, technology, engineering and math to Kassidy Kollmann on June 9, as part of a Harford County Chamber of Commerce program, hosted at Harford Community College.

Ms. Kollmann is a graduate of C. Milton Wright High School, and is attending the University of Maryland at Baltimore County this fall where she plans to acquire a degree in Physics, and then to have a career in Astrophysics. She was very active in high school  as a member of the National Mathematics Honor Society, French National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Sophomore, Junior and Senior Class Councils, Best Buddies, and French Club. She has volunteered at numerous organizations, including Brightview Assisted Living. She participated on the varsity swim team, junior varsity and varsity field hockey team, as well as varsity track and field team. Once Kassidy’s graduate studies are complete, she plans to use her knowledge  to obtain a job at a government facility, such as NASA.

Ms. Kollmann was one of ten recipients awarded scholarships through the Education Committee of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. Sharon Mellor, Freedom’s Human Resources Manager, serves on the committee.