January 7, 2021

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the Port Sanilac Garden Club Scholarship recipient for 2020 is Lily Connelly.

Lily Connelly is the daughter of Matt and Kristen Connelly. She plans to attend St. Clair County Community College this fall and will be competing in cross country, basketball, and track. Lily had a successful academic and athletic career during her time at Cros-Lex High School. She participated in cross country, basketball, and track. Some of her favorite memories are: earning an All State title in the 800m run during her Junior year, completing her senior year Basketball season with 284 points and earning the MVP award in the BWAC, and achieving her goal of participating in the MHSAA State Finals in Cross Country all 4 years of high school. Lily was a member of the National Honor Society, served on the Student Council, and was a member of the Executive Board.  She also participated in 4-H, the Conservation Club, and many other activities.

The Port Sanilac Garden Club Scholarship Fund was established in 2012.  The purpose of the fund is to fund one scholarship annually to a graduating senior who is continuing their education in agriculture / horticulture.

This scholarship is administered by 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.