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Pride of the Peake 2017

May 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Jenny Rhodes and Dr. Ruth Ann Jones, both Chesapeake College advocates with decades of community service, will be honored as the 2017 Pride of the Peake: Honoring Scholarship through Service recipients on Thursday, May 11.

Jenny is the Senior Agent and Extension Educator for Agriculture/Natural Resources in Queen Anne’s County. She is also a tenured educator with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. A Queen Anne’s County native, Jenny assisted in developing and promoting Chesapeake’s new agriculture program.

Ruth Ann is Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer with University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. She graduated from the Macqueen Gibbs Willis School of Nursing and is a member of the advisory board for the Chesapeake College MGW School of Nursing. Ruth Ann earned a bachelor’s degree from Wesley College, a master’s degree from Catholic University of America and a doctorate from Wilmington University.

In a new feature for the annual Pride of the Peake event, a scholarship will be designated in each honoree’s name. The Jenny Rhodes Endowed Scholarship and The Ruth Ann Jones Endowed Scholarship will be available to local students.

“There is no better way to honor these individuals than by raising funds for scholarships in their names,” said Chesapeake College President Barbara A. Viniar. “Scholarship recipients will eventually give back to our community and carry on our honorees’ tradition of service.”

For tickets, sponsorship information or to donate to a scholarship, contact Director of Advancement Elizabeth Devlin at edevlin@chesapeake.edu.


May 11, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Chesapeake College Todd Performing Arts Center
1000 College Circle
Wye Mills, MD 21679 United States
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