September 27, 2019

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the recipients of the Kent and Lucille Freeland Scholarship are Courtney Brooks and Annelise Jorde.

Courtney’s parents are Amanda Wrobel and Michael Brooks. During high school, she took part in sports such as tennis (4 years) and powerlifting (3years).  Courtney attended the Sanilac Career Center her last two years of high school and was in the Careers in Education program.  She also did community service projects, such as the Grinch for Good Campaign. Courtney plans to attend St. Clair County Community College for two years, and then transfer to Saginaw Valley or Central Michigan to major in secondary education and become a mathematics teacher.


Annelise’s parents are Doug and Meta Jorde.  Throughout all four years of high school, Annelise was involved in band, powerlifting, and tennis, as well as National Honors Society.  Annelise plans to attend Central Michigan University to study secondary education in the subject of chemistry.




The Kent and Lucille Freeland Scholarship Fund was established in 2016, and has been established for Croswell-Lexington High School graduates who have attained a minimum of a C average in their four years of high school and are in need of financial assistance to attend the accredited college, university, or trade school of their choice.  Mr. Freeland was a long-time dedicated teacher of physics and chemistry at Croswell-Lexington High School.  He attended numerous National Science Foundation Seminars to provide his students with exciting and current science and technology.  He inspired his students with a positive, respectful, and fun-learning environment.

This scholarship is administered through the Sanilac County Community Foundation (SCCF).  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.

For Good. For Ever.