In his 24 years of life, John expressed his passion for the outdoors and beauty of Benzie County.
The endowment in his memory was established in 1993, allowing his spirit to live on through grants supporting environmental education in Benzie County communities and preserving his passion for generations to come.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
The Bennie M. Kline Scholarship Endowment supports annual scholarship awards for graduating seniors from Elk Rapids High School and residents of the Elk Rapids Area. Applicants must be pursuing or planning to pursue a trade or technical career. Individuals who have been out of school for a period of time and would like to go back or have recently gone back to school are encouraged to apply. Previous recipients are eligible to apply.