Current Scholar

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2019

Noah T. Stout is an outstanding 2019 graduate of Forest Hills Central High School. He will be attending the United States Air Force Academy in the Fall and plans to study chemical engineering. Noah has proven to be hard-working and dedicated to his studies as well as his involvement in sports and volunteer work within his community and school.


To be a class leader one must excel beyond academics. He has shown leadership in Track, Ski and Football as well as in student government and the National Honors Society. His extra-curricular activities included Project Charlie, Habitat for Humanity Special Olympics for football and basketball and Lifeline Youth Group. In addition to being an academic and community leader, Noah had impressive letters of recommendation from his teachers: 


Noah’s geometry instructor wrote; “Noah Stout is evidence that there are hard-working, positive, confident, approachable teen-agers who will grow up to change the world. Noah is everything you hope your child will grow up to be.”


His AP computer science instructor writes “Noah is a strong leader, academically advanced and very interested in engineering. His leadership role in our Student Council, as well as his support and dedication, has made his class so successful the last few years”. 


The Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship Fund is extremely proud to have Noah Thomas Stout as its 52nd Scholar. 

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RECENT SCHOLARS

2018


Patrick Clark Morgan is an outstanding 2018 Graduate of East Grand Rapids High School. He plans on studying Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has ambition to work for NASA or SpaceX after graduation. Patrick has proven to be hard-working and dedicated to his studies as well as his involvement in sports and volunteer work within his community and school.


To be a class leader one must excel beyond academics. He has shown leadership in Lacrosse, Tennis and Cross Country as well as the Entrepreneurship Club, Young Conservatives Club, Student Council, Key Club, Leadership & Youth Development Team, Model UN Delegate, Student Ambassador and Billy Bear Hug Youth Advisory Board. In addition to an academic leader, Patrick had impressive letters of recommendation from his teachers: 


Patrick‘s IB (International Baccalaureate) physics instructor wrote; “Patrick is one of the most effective students I teach. He has excellent problem-solving skills and a first-rate mind. More Importantly, he brings up the level of any group he works with.”

His IB math instructor writes “Patrick is very focused, serious and discipline. It is a rare occurrence that he does not receive 100% on an assignment. His intelligence, focus and discipline lead to a high degree of maturity that sets him apart from his classmates and they recognize this and respect him greatly for it.” 


The Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship Fund is extremely proud to have Patrick Clark Morgan as its 51st Scholar. 

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2017


Eric John Pearson is an outstanding 2017 Graduate of Northview High School. He plans on studying Nuclear Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he may pursue his dream of a career researching Nuclear Fission and Fusion to improve the source of Green Energy. Eric has proven to be hard-working and dedicated to his studies as well as his involvement and volunteer work within his community and school.


In addition to being an academic leader and ranked 2nd in his class, Eric had impressive letters of recommendation from his teachers: 


Eric’s AP Physics instructor wrote “Eric is an extremely gifted student who is not afraid to challenge himself. I have been consistently impressed with his innate ability to think scientifically and his high degree of natural intelligence. I highly recommend this brilliantly gifted, dedicated young man.”

Eric’s AP Calculus and instructor writes “Efficiency is one of Eric’s strengths, which comes from excellent time management and planning. He recognizes that challenges and hard work build character and provide opportunities for learning and growth. Eric has exceptional leadership qualities and excels in all he does.” 


To be a class leader one has to excel beyond academics and Eric has certainly met that challenge. He is involved in varsity sports playing football (4 years), Track & field (3 years) and wrestling (2 years). In addition he is President of National Honor Society, Student Council Senior Class Secretary and member of the Leadership Council for Football. Outside of the class room he volunteered for the Special Olympics, Human Society of West Michigan and tutored and mentored for NHS and the football community. 


The Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship Fund is extremely proud to have Eric John Pearson as its 50th Scholar.