February 12, 2021

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 recipient of the Gary Kettlewell Memorial Scholarship is Ethan Sharrard.

Ethan is the son of Jeremy and Jody Sharrard of Peck. He is a 2020 graduate of Peck High School. During high school he played football all four years, track one year, was a FFA member for three years, and also participated in 4-H for nine years. Ethan works on the family’s dairy farm. This fall Ethan will be attending Central Lakes College to pursue a diesel tech certificate.

Gary was a 1967 graduate of Peck High School. He joined the Marines while in school and after graduation served in Vietnam. When he returned home from the service he went to college and graduated from Michigan State.

After his father’s death, he returned home to help his Mom run the farm . On April 19, 1985, Gary was on a tractor working the ground when he was struck by lightning and killed. Gary was 35 years old. His Mother established this agricultural scholarship for a Peck High School student in honor of his memory.

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

For Good. For Ever.