November 14, 2019

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Croswell-Lexington Eagles Aerie 4465 Scholarship are Nicholas Matthews and Abbey Bullis.

Nicholas Matthews, a 2019 graduate of Cros-Lex High School is the son of Mark and Monica Matthews of Jeddo.  During high school, Nicholas was the team captain of DaMOOse FIRST Robotics Team 5926 out of Port Huron and an active member of Boy Scout Troop 322 of Croswell.  Nicholas’ Eagle Scout project is the newly constructed GaGa Ball pit at Grant Township park in Jeddo. He will be attending the University of Michigan College of Engineering to pursue a Computer Science degree.



Abbey Bullis, a 2019 graduate of Peck High School.  She is the daughter of Pete and Shelley Bullis.  She was ranked number one in her class with a 4.0 GPA. Three sport athlete, participating in basketball, volleyball, softball, and a team captain in all three. Abbey was a member of the Sanilac County Youth Advisory Council, National Honor Society secretary, class vice president, Academic Games math team, quiz bowl, weekend food program chairperson, Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist, Michigan High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award recipient, and was named Michigan’s most positive softball athlete her junior year of high school.  Abbey has volunteered in numerous activities including, youth girls’ basketball, cardboard city, blood drives, Sanilac County Project Connect, walk for warmth, Albion college summer food bank, Countryside Free Methodist Church food distribution and Senior Citizens Prom.  She was a recipient of the 2018 Presidential Gold Volunteer Service Award for more than 250 hours of volunteer community service in one year.  Abbey will be attending Oakland University for double majors in finance and mathematics with a minor in American sign language.

This scholarship is possible because of the Croswell-Lexington Eagles Aerie 4465. The Fraternal Order of Eagles uphold and nourish the values of home, family, and community. This scholarship is in support of students in our community who desire to further their education while demonstrating the values of the Fraternal Order of Eagles organization as demonstrated through community service and leadership.

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.

For Good. For Ever.