As part of the commemoration of its 70th Anniversary in 2016, Miller, Miller & Canby established a scholarship to be awarded annually to students from Richard Montgomery High School who will attend Montgomery College. The Scholarship will be awarded for the 7th year this May. The Scholarship provides up to $5,000 per year for tuition and fees and is renewable for a second year. The Scholarship recognizes Miller, Miller & Canby’s long history of service to the Montgomery County community as well as its presence in Rockville where it has maintained its offices for its entire history.
The firm chose to award the Scholarship to students who will be attending Montgomery College because, like Miller, Miller & Canby, Montgomery College has been a part of the fabric of Montgomery County, providing affordable college level educational opportunities to residents. Miller, Miller & Canby has been privileged to provide legal representation to the College. By providing this scholarship for students to attend Montgomery College, the firm recognizes the importance of the College’s mission, becoming a partner in this small way to support that mission.
Richard Montgomery High School was selected because the school shares a similar place within the growth of the City of Rockville. Richard Montgomery High School is located just a few hundred yards from Miller, Miller & Canby’s offices. For those who have toured the reconstructed school building, a replica of the brick façade of the original school was incorporated into the interior of the building in the location of the school’s original site. Indeed, it was the original “Rockville High School.” In that sense, Richard Montgomery and Miller, Miller & Canby have been long-time neighbors in Rockville.
The Scholarship is awarded to students whose record of academic performance and community involvement reflect both the ability and commitment to succeed. By the same token, the firm hopes the Scholarship will provide an opportunity to academically deserving students who, because of personal circumstances, might otherwise have difficulty financing their attendance at Montgomery College.
The Scholarship recipient will be announced at the Richard Montgomery Award Ceremony in May.
About Miller, Miller & Canby
In 2021, Miller, Miller & Canby celebrated 75 years of serving the legal needs of metropolitan Washington, DC. As the oldest law firm in Montgomery County, MD, the firm recognizes that this milestone reflects the relationships built and maintained with our clients, friends and our community, many spanning multiple generations. The firm maintains its focus on core areas of practice: Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Litigation, Business Transactions & Tax, Eminent Domain and Estates and Trusts Law. The firm’s size allows its attorneys to maintain close contact with clients and have the opportunity to develop and foster trusted, lasting relationships. In all of our practice areas, an overarching concern for quality of product and efficiency of accomplishment assures clients that we strive for true value in legal representation. Miller, Miller & Canby is proud to have maintained this standard of service since the firm’s founding in 1946.
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