This endowment fund, established by Linda Bates Fish, in honor of her father, Howard Oscar Sandbeck. It was established to provide scholarship assistance to students studying at Montgomery Community College. This scholarship will continue the legacy of the college as a place of discovery, critical thinking and educational excellence and a centerpiece for life-long learning for its students. Mrs. Fish retired from the nursing field after 45 years of service. She established this scholarship to give back to a field where educational expenses are high, in hopes of easing the financial burden of future nurses. She chose to honor her father with through this scholarship. Mr. Sandbeck was a very special man who helped Linda achieve her dreams, thought this scholarship Mrs. Fish endeavors to pass that legacy on to future generations.