By Matthew Reeds, Medium

Baltimore, MD. 11 Jun 2021 — Earlier this year, The Reeds Fund launched its first scholarship fund targeting young adults on the autistic spectrum working to receive a secondary education degree or trade certification.

We are proud to announce the inaugural Roxanne L. Reeds Scholars, who will receive $1,000 to advance their education.

Christopher Thompson

Geographical Information Systems, Towson University

Jahid Carr

Screenwriting and Animation, Morgan State University

Sean Greaves

Digital Arts, Towson University

The founder, Matthew Reeds created this scholarship in honor of his mother Roxanne Reeds, who is also the namesake of the scholarship. She is a first-generation college student, and a graduate of Baltimore’s Coppin State University. A lifelong educator, Reeds is also the adoptive mother of Matthew’s younger sister, My’Zaaih who was diagnosed with autism early in her life and has suffered from insufficient educational services in Baltimore. Reeds has been recognized for her service to her community; most recently by the 62nd Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan.

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