Cherokee Johnson is a 2018 graduate of Peck High School and has been selected as this year’s recipient for the Kenneth Alexander Memorial Scholarship. She will be attending Saginaw Valley State University this fall, double-majoring in criminal justice and psychology with a minor in English. Cherokee graduated high school with a 3.98 GPA and was a two-sport athlete (volleyball and softball). She was also involved in numerous clubs and organizations around her school and in the county, including National Honor Society, Student Council and Youth Advisory Council (YAC), to name a few. Cherokee is the daughter of Tammi Johnson and Russ Winiarski.
The Kenneth Alexander Memorial Scholarship was established through Mr. Alexander’s estate and is available to an eligible senior on the Peck High School girls’ softball team to be used to help defray the expenses of college or other post high school education.
This scholarship is administered through the Sanilac County Community Foundation. For more information on scholarship opportunities through the Sanilac County Community Foundation, contact Melissa Anderson, Executive Director, at the Foundation office at 810-648-3634.