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  • Announcing a New Award!
    Thanks to the generosity and support of our amazing donors, we are proud to announce that we are expanding our awards this year. Announcing the Embark Award! Jaidon Joseph Smith Educational Scholarship Embark Award: This annual scholarship will be an annual one time award of $250 to at least one 11th grade WJHS GT/LD student …
  • Second Annual Jaidon Joseph Smith Scholarships Awarded
    Last night we had the honor and pleasure of awarding the second two annual recipients for Jaidon’s Scholarship. This year Kyra, our oldest daughter took the stage and presented the awards. The recipient of The 2023 Jaidon Joseph Smith Educational Scholarship Award was presented to Ryan Frank. This award was given in recognition of Ryan’s …
  • First Annual Jaidon Joseph Smith Scholarships Awarded
    Tonight we had the honor and pleasure of awarding the first two annual recipients for Jaidon’s Scholarship. Troy was a Rockstar and was able to (mostly) get up and present the award while I sat trembling and hysterically bawling while recording it. Our first annual recipient of the Jaidon Joseph Smith Educational Scholarship Award is …
  • Support Us at the CORNER MARKET on May 14, 2022!
    Show your Support on Saturday, May 14, 2022! The CORNER MARKET will be generously donating 20% of all sales to Jaidon’s scholarship fund! 8309 GRUBB ROAD SILVER SPRING, MD 20910 (301) 200-8472 We Are In The Rock Creek Shopping Center Next To Daily Dish, off Of East West Highway Between Connecticut Ave And 16th Street …
  • The 2022 Scholarship Application is Open!
    We are very excited to announce that the 2022 Jaidon Joseph Smith Educational Scholarship is officially open and accepting qualified applicants! The Jaidon Joseph Smith Educational Scholarship Fund provides resources and funding to deserving students in the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Gifted and Talented/Learning Disability (GT/LD) program, who overcame educational challenges to thrive at …

News & Media About Jaidon

June 9, 2021: WHSV
UPDATE: Two dead, two injured after crash in Hardy County, victims’ names released

June 10, 2021: NBC Washington
Two Recent High School Grads From Maryland Die in Crash on Celebration Trip

June 10, 2021: WUSA9
2 recent Walter Johnson High School graduates killed in car crash, 2 seriously injured

June 10, 2021: WUSA9
2 recent Walter Johnson High School graduates killed in car crash, 2 seriously injured

June 10, 2021: USA9
Jaidon Smith’s Parents reading statement following his death

June 10, 2021:  Bethesda Magazine
UPDATED: Two Walter Johnson High School seniors killed in West Virginia crash

June 11, 2021:  Bethesda Magazine
Walter Johnson graduate killed in crash remembered as happy, loving

June 11, 2021: My MC Media
Two Walter Johnson Seniors Killed, Two Others Injured One Week after Graduation

June 11, 2021: Patch
2 Walter Johnson Seniors Killed In WV Car Crash, 2 Hurt: Report

June 11, 2021:  Fox5 DC
Walter Johnson High School graduates killed in West Virginia crash identified