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Eddison Hermond Memorial Scholarship Fund


The Eddison Hermond Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by The Restaurant Association of Maryland and the Victoria Restaurant Group to honor the life of Eddie Hermond. Eddie, a longtime manager of Victoria Gastro Pub, Manor Hill Tavern and active member of the Maryland National Guard, lost his life in the 2018 flood in Ellicott City while trying to save the life of another. Eddie lived to serve and he died serving. This competitive scholarship is awarded to students interested in pursuing culinary, food service, or hospitality-related coursework. It is available to high school seniors and current college students. For more information, kindly visit the scholarship's website.

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  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Culinary Arts, Food Service/Hospitality

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Contact Melvin Thompson
Senior VP, Government Affairs & Public Policy
Tel: 410-290-6800 ext. 1007 Address 6301 Hillside Court
Columbia, MD 21046