Scholarships for Student Athletes

Pete Marsh Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior varsity baseball player from Midland or Dow High School who is pursuing a college or vocational education.  The recipient should possess the following attributes: dedication to team, school and self, competitiveness on and off the field of play, honesty to self and others.  The recipient of this award must be a "winner."

Bob Cole Track & Field and Cross Country Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of Meridian High School who participated in track & field or cross country for at least two years.  The student must describe how track or cross country helped them become a team player and how athletics impacted their high school academic experience.  A letter of support from their coach demonstrating the student's commitment to their sport, their team and self improvement should accompany the application.

Roger Jennings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduate of Midland High School or Dow High School with a grade point average of 3.0 of better who is pursuing a bachelor degree or equivalent at a four year college or university.  The applicant must have earned a varsity letter in high school swimming or diving.

Tom Holder "Keep Your Beak Down" Golf Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a Midland High School graduating senior or graduate who played at least one year of varsity golf at Midland High School.  In addition, students must have a 3.0 grade point average and have engaged in at least two years of regular community service/volunteer activities in the Midland County area.  Financial need is not a factor.

Marty and Jan McGuire Endowed Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior of a Midland County high school who played high school softball for at least three years and displays leadership qualities by serving in a capacity such as class officer, student council or captain of the softball team.

Peele Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provides an annual, nonrenewable scholarship to a student athlete who demonstrates financial need and who graduates from a high school in the city of Midland in the year of the award.

Reed Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award for post-secondary education to a Bullock Creek High School senior or Bullock Creek High School graduate who has been involved in High School athletics with preference given to those with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and participation in leadership activities.

Brent L. Romain Endowed Scholarship Fund ($3,000)

Provides an annual college scholarship award, to be used for tuition only, to a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the Boys Varsity Soccer Team at Dow High School.  If at some point the fund grows large enough to offer additional scholarships, members of the other soccer organizations could also be considered.  Academics and character will be the deciding criteria for this award.

Steve Marsh/Terry Stanton Endowed Scholarship Fund ($250)

Provides an annual scholarship award to two Midland County high school senior student-athletes, one male and one female, who have demonstrated excellence in competition, in the classroom, and in the community and are planning to continue their education beyond high school.  Students must havfe a 3.0 grade point average, demonstrate community involvement and have played a sport including during their senior year.

Corporal Casey P. Zylman Memorial Scholarship Fund ($500)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior(s) of Coleman High School.  The applicant must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average and played a sport in all four years of high school.  The applicant must display leadership qualities such as being a member of the National Honor Society or holding a class officer position and display financial need.  Along with the application the applicant must also include an essay on their leadership qualities and how they qualify them for this scholarship.

Michael F. Freeland Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund ($1,000)

Provides an annual scholarship award to a deserving student-athlete who is a graduating senior at Bullock Creek High School in the year of the award.  The recipient will have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be deemed by fellow students, teachers, and coaches as a hard worker and unselfish person.  The recipient would not necessarily be the most talented athlete or the best student, but someone who can always be counted on for their best effort during every class and every athletic activity.

Fred Doherty Scholarship Fund ($2,000)

Provide an annual scholarship award to the Clare High School graduating senior who a) lettered in football during his senior year and b)has the highest GPA on the football team.  If two or more students are of equal standing, the scholarship shall be divided accordingly.

Reine M. Doherty Scholarship Fund ($1,000)

Provide an annual scholarship award to the Clare High School graduating senior who a) lettered in softball during her senior year and b) had the highest GPA on the softball team.  If two or more students are of equal standing, the scholarship shall be divided accordingly.

Matthew J. Reinke Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior at Harrison Community Schools who has achieved a 3.0 grade point average or better and plans a career in teaching at the elementary or secondary level.  If there is no qualifying applicant in this curriculum then the field of education is open.  The recipient must have participated and lettered in at least one varsity sport.  The scholarship application must include a letter of recommendation from a varsity coach which testifies to the applicant's traits of good character and sportsmanship following Matt's philosophy, "the only thing worse than losing is quitting".

Mark E. Carlstrom Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund ($500)

To provide an annual scholarship award to a graduating senior at Harrison Community Schools who has been in a leadership position sometime during his/her high school career and has exhibited good character and sportsmanship.  The recipient must have participated and lettered in at least one varsity sport.