November 11, 2020

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Shayla Goddeeris, graduate of Brown City High School is the 2020 recipient of the David Chmielewski “Mr. C” Scholarship.

Shayla is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Goddeeris.  This would have been her sixth year attending the prestigious Brown City Honors Banquet. Shayla has taken one Dual Enrollment class through Mott Community College, as well as eight through St. Clair County Community College. Taking a total of 28 college credits during her senior year and graduating with a total of 31 college credits. She has maintained a grade point average of 4.102 and obtained a SAT score of 1290. During Shayla’s high school career, she has been athletically involved in Softball for three years, additionally competing in Competitive Cheer during her Junior Year, where she earned first team-all conference and most improved. Shayla is an active member of the National Honors Society acting as President. She also takes part in class officers with the role of President. In the fall, Shayla will be attending Colorado State University, pursuing a dual degree in Biomedical Engineering combined with Chemical and Biological Engineering. After graduating with her dual bachelor’s degree, she plans on applying to Veterinary School in hopes of becoming a Surgical Veterinarian.

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of David Chmielewski “Mr. C” who was a teacher at Brown City. Eligible students will be attending college (either community college or a 4-year university) to study in a science field and/or agriculture. They will possess a GPA of 3.0 or greater and demonstrate work ethic, volunteerism, and community service.

This scholarship is administered through the Sanilac County Community Foundation. For more information on scholarship opportunities through the SCCF, contact the Foundation office at 810-648-3634.

For Good. For Ever.