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The Harford Community College Foundation, Inc., assists Harford Community College and the advancement of public higher education by broadening the base of support and communication with private donors and public agencies. Through friend raising, advocacy, and fundraising efforts, the Foundation sustains the College with financial and personal contributions for educational programs developed by the College community and approved by the Board of Trustees. 


Join us at one (or more!) of our many events.


ATHENA Leadership Award & ATHENA Young Professional Award

The next ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfasst will be held in spring 2023.

The ATHENA Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Award are presented to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their career and assisted the advancement of women in their professional communities.

Both ATHENA Awards highlight what recipients have accomplished in addition to paving a path for future successes. By honoring exceptional leaders, the ATHENA Leadership Award Program seeks to inspire others to achieve excellence.

2022 ATHENA Leadership Award Finalists

Claudine Adams
Founder and CEO
Bravura Information Technology Systems, Inc.

Stacey Rebbert
AVP, Marketing and Corporate Communications
Harford Mutual Insurance Group

Amber Shrodes
Director of Community Services
Harford County Government

Deirdre Sumpter
Technical Director
United States Army Evaluation Center

Teresa Walter
Chief of Police
City of Havre de Grace Police Department

Monica Worrell
Business Development Director Harford County

2022 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Finalists

Sarah Klein
Director of Front End Operations
Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland

Jessica Montana
Proposal Manager
Tenax Technologies LLC

Season Voelker
Director, Ascension Saint Agnes Foundation


Presenting Sponsor
Harford Mutual

ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Sponsor
The Daily Record

Women’s Business Expo Sponsor
M&T Bank

Platinum Sponsors
Ascension Saint Agnes
Chesapeake Bank
Jones Junction
Shop Rite

Gold Sponsors
The Arc
Chesapeake Employers Insurance
Harford Bank
Towson University

Silver Sponsors
Association of th United States Army
Elegant Restoration, Inc.
Freedon Federal Credit Union
Harford County
Harford County Chamber of Commerce
Harford County Public Library
Maryland Center for the Arts

Bronze Sponsors
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. XI Delta Omega Chapter
Beacon Staffing Alternatives
City of Havre de Grace
The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation, Inc.
Harford County Education Foundation
Harford Family House
Delegate Steve Johnson and Caroline Abraham, Legislative Director
Laurel Bush Family Dentistry
Eric and Stacey Rebbert
TENAX Technologies, LLC
The John Carroll School

Media Sponsors
Harford TV
I95 Business

In-Kind Sponsors
Flowers by Bauers

Past Award Recipients

  • 2021 – Robin Tomechko (ATHENA Leadership Award)
  • 2021 – Sara Garbarino (ATHENA Young Professional Award)
  • 2020 - Sandra Gallion (ATHENA Leadership Award) 
  • 2020 - Beth Mosser (ATHENA Young Professional Award) 
  • 2019 - Sharon Jacobs (ATHENA Leadership Award)
  • 2019 - Jennie Towner (ATHENA Young Professional Award)
  • 2018 -  Lisa Feulner (ATHENA Leadership Award)
  • 2018 - Brittany Trocher (ATHENA Young Professional Award)
  • 2017 - Kathy Walsh (ATHENA Leadership Award)
  • 2017 - Paige Boyle (ATHENA Young Professional Award)
  • 2016 - Carolyn Evans
  • 2015 - Stephanie Hau
  • 2014 -  Mary Teddy Wray
  • 2013 - Jayne Klein
  • 2012 - Denise Carnaggio
  • 2011 - Tamera Rush
  • 2010 - Lucie Snodgrass
  • 2009 - Content McLaughlin
  • 2008 - Pat Scott
  • 2007 - Karen Green (deceased)
  • 2006 - Sheryl Davis Kohl
  • 2005 - Deborah Smith Williams
  • 2004 - Jane Howe
  • 2003 - Pat Donovan
  • 2002 - Kim Wagner
The reception provides a unique opportunity for donors to meet their scholarship recipients and for the students to acknowledge the impact the scholarships have made on their academic careers. 
Screech's Night Owl 5K | October 21, 2022

Screech's Night Owl 5K
October 21, 2022

Join us for a 5k glow run in support of Harford Community College student athletes!

Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air MD 21014

Click here for more info or to participate.

Summer Swing Golf Tournament

Summer Swing Golf Tournament
Maryland Golf & Country Clubs
1335 East McPhail Road, Bel Air, MD 21014

The Summer Swing Golf Tournament was held July 18, 2022. We thank all of the sponsors, guests, and volunteers that participated in this year's event.

Harford Community College's Foundation is an IRS Section 501(c)(3) established in 1989 to provide for the educational needs of students not met through state or federal aid or other traditional sources. The Foundation has $16 million in net assets.

Our goal is to make all materials and services accessible. If you need accommodations to participate, contact DSIS at least 10 days in advance of the event. 

Contributions benefit Harford Community College and are administered by the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. Gifts to the Foundation qualify as charitable contributions to an IRC Section 501(c)(3) public charity for federal income, estate and gift tax purposes. Your contribution is deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

A copy of the Foundation’s current audited financial statement is available upon request at the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc., 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401 for the cost of copying and postage.