Livonia Youth Commission/Spree Memorial Scholarship Information

Livonia Youth Commission The scholarship eligibility requirements are that a student must be a Livonia resident and attend the Livonia Public Schools, Clarenceville Public Schools or is a Livonia resident attending a private school, and must be planning to attend a community college, university or accredited technical school in Michigan during the year that the scholarship is offered.
Up to six $2,000 Scholarships may be awarded during the Spree celebration in June. This scholarship program is co-sponsored by the Livonia Anniversary Committee.

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Livonia "SPREE" Memorial Scholarship

  Each year the Livonia Youth Commission together with the Livonia Anniversary Committee, Inc. presents annually up to Six $2,000.00 "SPREE" Memorial Scholarship 

 Since 1979, "SPREE" has provided a fun, relaxing, exciting and innovative festival for the City of Livonia residents.

 Each year the Livonia Anniversary Committee, Inc. which is an entire performing volunteer organization that presents "SPREE" Commemorating Livonia's birthday celebration as a city. The "SPREE" motto is to promote Livonia as one of "Michigan's finest city to live, learn, work and play" in.

The Anniversary committee is comprised of 20 board members 15 Committee members and numerous city employees, department heads that work throughout the year in the planning stages of Spree, not to mention the 500+ volunteers that work during the week of Spree.

 As a non-profit organization, "SPREE" has been able to contribute over $1,282,640 towards such community projects as Senior High Schools Graduation class parties, Livonia Parks and Recreation equipment, Angela Hospice, Livonia Symphony Orchestra, Livonia Art's, Seedling, Livonia Police and Fire departments, YMCA, Kiwanis, Lions Club, Rotary Club…. Spree also provides a resource for numerous volunteer organizations and civic groups throughout the community to raise thousands of dollars for their respective community projects.

 The annual "SPREE" Memorial scholarship commemorates the volunteer efforts of Sally Miller, Jim Mogan, Pat Bowman, Wynn Garlow, Bonnie Garrison, Fernon Feenstra, Lee Morrow, Conrad Gniewek, Jeff Nork and the memory of many other volunteers. It is the desire of the "SPREE" that all of the scholarship recipients bring the same generous volunteer efforts back into the Livonia community.