Cooley Law School golf outing raises $64,000 for scholarships

Cooley Law School's 23rd Annual Alumni Association Golf Benefit, held at the Country Club of Lansing on June 18th, was a sold-out success, raising $64,000 for the scholarship fund.

The event set a new record for attendance, with 152 golfers resulting in the event's surpassing its fund raising goal.

''We are indeed thankful to our 'Partners and Friends, who have supported the Alumni Memorial Scholarship Fund that has benefited so many of our students," said Thomas M. Garikes, Cooley's director of major, corporate and foundation giving. "In our present economy, we are thoughtful of your generosity during times like this. A sincere thank you to you all.''

Event proceeds go toward the Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund and scholarships are awarded based upon financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and other considerations.

The team with the overall lowest score of 60 consisted of alumni Charles Doolittle, David Noe, John Monterusso and Joel Hyde. In second place with a score of 61 were alumni Mike Boyle, Joe Nelson, Jon Kohn, and Victor Chiodini. Third place winners with a score of 62 were Dave Drayton, R. J. Brennan, Jr., Rick Delany, and Bill Schoettle.

Published: Thu, Jul 5, 2012