June 9, 2022

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Abigail M. Norton, graduate of Carsonville-Port Sanilac High School is one of the 2021 recipients of the Edward and Amelia Falls Scholarship.


Abigail is the daughter of Amy and Damon Norton. During high school, she participated in volleyball, band as drum major, theater, English academics as captain, National Honor Society as president, student council as president, as well as volunteering. Abigail plans to attend Saginaw Valley State University to pursue a degree in Medical Laboratory Science and continue her love for band by joining the cardinal marching band.


The Edward & Amelia Falls Scholarship was established by Philomena Falls, a prominent Lexington resident since 1971 who passed away in 2008 at the age of 99.  She was a strong supporter of public education, having spent more than forty one years in elementary education in the United States, Germany and Japan.  After her retirement, she demonstrated her commitment to the education of Sanilac County residents through her leadership on the Moore Public Library Board in Lexington from 1972 until 1999.

Eligible applicants for the annual scholarship must be graduating seniors Carsonville-Port Sanilac High School.

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.