The Community Foundation of Washington County has announced the creation of the Joseph M. Ellis Scholarship Fund.
The fund, established in memory of Ellis by his parents, will provide scholarships to deserving students from Boonsboro High School or its successor organization beginning in 2009.
Scholarships shall be awarded to students who show a commitment to community service, which was a passion of Ellis'.
Contributions can be made via check, payable to "Joseph Ellis Scholarship Fund" and mailed to CFWC, 33 W. Franklin St. Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740. Anyone wishing to contribute stock or real property should call the Foundation office at 301-745-5210.
To learn more about the Community Foundation and personal or corporate philanthropy, call Brad Sell at 301-745-5210.