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 Billie Jo Clark Memorial Scholarship is available to a graduating senior from Traverse City West Senior High that has an interest in pre-law. The scholarship was established in memory of Billie Jo Clark, an accomplished practicing attorney in Northern Michigan for 22 years. Her main area of expertise was family law. She was a seasoned litigator with a quick wit, an agile mind, and appeared before a number of judges in Northern Michigan. She was most highly regarded for her proven success as an accomplished mediator and effective problem solver in Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim and Wexford counties.