Golf outing raises $25,000 for law scholarships


– Photos courtesy of Wayne Law

The 2016 Wayne Law Golf Outing on Monday, June 6, raised more than $25,000, nearly 30 percent more than last year’s outing, for Wayne State University Law School scholarships.

Golf outing 2016 - The money goes toward an endowment to provide scholarships to assist second- and third-year students at the law school.

The scramble-format event took place at the Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms. The day included lunch, a cocktail reception, and dinner.

The title sponsor was Lear Corp. Platinum-level sponsors were Anthony Dietz, Wayne Law class of 1997, and Tiffany Dietz; Lumen Legal; and Tim Guerriero, class of 1980, and Debra Marcon. Gold-level sponsor was Howard & Howard.

At the reception, Wayne Law Associate Dean Lance Gable presented a $1,000 scholarship to rising second-year student Dillon Lappe.

The following golf awards also were presented:

• First-place team – Matt Caplan; Anthony Dietz, class of 1997; Bruce Kaye; and Bill Lyle with a score of 60.

• Runners-up – Anthony Caputo; Alex Hines; Paul Hines, class of 1973; and Pam Kroll with a score of 62.

• Longest drive (men) – Bill Lyle.

• Longest drive (women) – Meredith Weaver, WSU associate women’s golf coach.

• Closest to the pin (men) – Ray Telang.

• Closest to the pin (women) – Stephanie Dowdy, class of 2012.

Golf outing committee members were Chair David Galbenski of Lumen Legal, class of 1993; Henry Brennan III of Howard & Howard, class of 1983; Daniel Bretz of Clark Hill PLC, class of 1982; Anthony Dietz of Law Offices of Shannon Shaya PC, class of 1997; Tim Guerriero, retired, class of 1980; Wayne Law Professor Peter Henning; Paul Hines of Gasiorek, Morgan, Greco & McCauley PC, class of 1973; Terry Larkin of Lear Corp., class of 1979; Larry Mann, Wayne Law associate director of professional skills, class of 1980; David McClaughry of Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz PC, class of 1993; Rasul Raheem of Bank of America, class of 1984; Brittany Schultz of Dykema Gossett PLLC, class of 2001; and Robert Sickels of Sommers Schwartz PC, class of 1978.