Christopher Stephenson Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 15
Award: One $1,000 scholarship
The Edwardsburg Public Schools Foundation has been honored to be chosen as the vehicle to oversee the Christopher Stephenson Memorial Scholarship. Christopher’s family and friends have generously endowed the Foundation with funds to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship on an annual basis to a graduating senior who meets the criteria and who plans to enter post-secondary careers.
Christopher Stephenson was a 1997 graduate of Edwardsburg Public Schools. Christopher attended Southwestern Michigan College for one year prior to moving to Florida in 1998. He began his career at Ring Power Equipment, a CAT company, where he worked in the Parts Department for several years.
He was most recently employed at Toyota Lift managing the Ocala and Orlando branches. In June of 2014, he started a Tow Truck business with an acquaintance in Tampa, FL Christopher was an avid sports fan and loved the University of Michigan. He also became a Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan during his life in Florida. He was a member of the Tampa Bay Rough Riders, an organization active in many children’s charities in the Tampa Bay area.
As a student of Edwardsburg, Christopher was an avid athlete who participated in many sports, including football, basketball and baseball. What set Christopher apart was his enthusiasm as a participant for his team and teammates. Christopher also contributed as manager of many teams when the opportunities were available. His positive attitude, love of sports and his encouragement of teammates made Christopher an asset to teams. He was a true team player, supporting each classmate and respecting coaches.
Christopher Stephenson Memorial Scholarship Criteria
In preparing the scholarship application, please pay close attention to the following criteria and factors for consideration: