Jayhawk Scramble Raises $7,949 for Scholarships
A total of $7,949.50 in event profits was generated for the Foundation for Muskegon Community College General Scholarship Fund by the participants, lunch guests and sponsors of the 2013 Annual Jayhawk Scramble held June 14 at University Park Golf Course.
The event, which attracted a capacity 15 four-member teams and several luncheon guests, showcased two MCC student luncheon speakers, Quinten Davis and Chelsea Meloche, who spoke about the transformative effect of their scholarships. MCC President Dr. Dale Nesbary and Director of the Foundation and Community Relations Tina Dee also addressed the group.
“This fund increases access to higher education by providing scholarships to worthy students so that they can achieve their dreams,” said Dee, in thanking the participants. “Dedicated community members have been assisting Muskegon Community College in meeting student and community needs for over 87 years. Their support not only helps develop student minds but builds stronger communities.”
The team of Dan Bialas, Chris Churchill, Dan Knue and Ron Bailey took first place in the scramble with a 10-under score of 62 for 18 holes.
J. B. Meeuwenberg posted the men’s longest drive and Duane Huyser won the closet to the pin contest. For the women, Cindy Reuss had the longest drive and Heidi Holmes won the closest to the pin. Al Thomas won the putting challenge. Dan Hertel won the Ultimate Golf Experience drawing featuring 22 rounds of golf at eight local courses.
In 2012-13, MCC awarded $242,389 in scholarships to worthy students. For more information on scholarships offered at the college, visit http://www.muskegoncc.edu/scholarships