The Blue Collar Scholars Scholarship Program!

If anybody recognizes hard work, it’s us! That’s why we support the hard working students in our local community through the Blue Collar Scholars scholarship program. We are providing three different scholarship opportunities that honor our three core traits of excellence: community, leadership, and hard work.

The Community Building Scholar

This scholarship is for those who go the extra mile in their community & friend groups. If you enjoy building relationships with people, engaging in extracurricular activities, and growing your community then this might be the scholarship for you!

The Winners

1st Place: Audrey Maxner

Graduate School: American University Expected Graduation is Spring 2023 College: Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University Graduated Spring 2020 High School: Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences Graduated Spring 2015 Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, Minor in the Business of Music


2nd Place: Inanna Crabbe

College: American University: Expected to Graduate Spring 2024 Major: Literature Major High School: Walt Whitman High School: Graduated Spring 2020


The Leading Scholar

This scholarship is for those who who excel in a leadership role. This can include a family, social, sport, or school situation, in which your leadership made the difference. What was accomplished? How has this experience shaped you and your future goals? What did you learn and plan to use or change for future leadership opportunities?

The Winners

1st Place: Owen Rafey

College: UNC Charlotte Expected to Graduate Spring 2025 Major: Fire Safety Engineering Technology High School: Walter Johnson High School Graduated Spring 2021


2nd Place: Katerina Dorian

College: University of Virginia Expected Graduation May 2022 Major: Political Science. High School: Walt Whitman High School Graduated Spring 2018.


The Working Scholar 

his scholarship is for the individual who knows that they can accomplish anything through hard work! How has working or volunteering outside of school helped you with academic success or vice versa? How do gaining work and career experiences on top of school give you an advantage over your peers?

The Winners

1st Place: Hagan Ausmann

College: Southern Methodist University Expected Graduation Spring 2023 Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry High School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Graduated Spring 2019


2nd Place: Paige Chase

College: Towson University: Expected to Graduate Spring 2022 Major: Family and Human Services High School: Walter Johnson High School Graduated Spring 2018