2017 Ward J Anderson Scholarship Winners
In honor of the association’s Founder Ward J. Anderson, the Great Lakes Ice Cream +Fast Food Association sponsors the Ward J. Anderson Scholarship Program. Scholarships are awarded annually to student employees of its members. Eligible applications are read and scored by a committee of three (3) Board of Directors.
The association invites the scholarship winners and their sponsor to the Founder’s Banquet Dinner at the Annual Convention and Trade Show to honor them and to receive their scholarship certificate.
2017 Scholarship Winners
- $2,000 – Jacob, sponsored by The Front Porch, Spring Lake, MI
- $1,000 – Sophia, sponsored by Dairy Whip, Redford, MI
- $500 – Scholarship Sponsored by Taylor Freezer of MI – awarded to Hannah, sponsored by Trailside Treats, Belmont, MI
- $500 – Patrick Robinson Scholarship – awarded to an applicant who will be pursing studies in and a career in the mental health field, awarded to – Katelyn, sponsored by I Scream On Your Left, Elmore, OH.
Since 1990, over $172,000 in scholarship monies have been award to student employees of its members.
History of “The Andy” Scholarship Trophy”
In 2008, Frosty Products donated the “The Andy” trophy to help raise monies for the Scholarship Program. Each year “The Andy” is auctioned in a live auction at the Founder’s Banquet Dinner during the Annual Convention and Trade Show. The highest bidder of “The Andy” receives his/her name, their company and year inscribed on a brass plate on the trophy.
Since its inception, “The Andy” trophy has raised $26,389 in scholarship monies.