ACS - The Official Source for United Way Products, LIVE UNITED

2018 Scholarships Recipients..

Woodward Memorial Scholarship
Nicholas Walters
Kemner Memorial Scholarship
Allyson Schmidt
Technological Scholarship
Shaun Phifer

The Woodward scholarship awarded to Nicholas Walters is a four year renewable scholarship for $500 each year. Nicholas will be attending University of Michigan to study engineering. He is the son of Debbie and Michael Walters. This scholarship honors Clinton residents Carl and Suzy Woodward who were co-chairs of the festival in 1985. They were long time supporters of the festival and of the entire community of Clinton. This scholarship is awarded to a CHS senior who best demonstrates a commitment to the Clinton Fall Festival and/or the Clinton community.

The Kemner scholarship awarded to Allyson Schmidt is a four year renewable scholarship for $1000 each year. Allyson will be attending Grand Valley State University to study nursing. She is the daughter of Kelly and Dave Schmidt. The Kemner scholarship honors the memory of Eric Kemner who was a graduate of Clinton High School and an all state performer on the CHS cross-country and track teams. This scholarship is awarded to a local student who intends to pursue a degree in a scientific field and who demonstrates high academic and athletic achievement.

The Technological scholarship awarded to Shaun Phifer is a one-time grant of $1000. Shaun will be attending Washtenaw Community College to study Skilled Trades. He is the son of Lorraine and Charles Burnette. This scholarship is awarded to a local graduate who plans to attend a technical school or community college in pursuit of a certificate or associate’s degree in a technical field.

The Clinton Fall Festival Scholarship Program has awarded a total of $90,000 since its inception in 1999. The recipients have pursued degrees in such fields as nursing, education, engineering, medicine, and marketing. They have attended a variety of schools such as Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Western Michigan University, Siena Heights University, Trine University, and other fine institutions. For the 2017-2018 academic year Clinton Fall Festival will be awarding $7000 in scholarship monies. Those who are interested in applying for the 2018-2019 academic year should contact their school counselor’s office early in 2019.