Picture of  David Wolf Sr., Director, Kit Edwards Scholarship Fund LLC; Take Stock in Children Program Coordinator Cindy Frazier; and, College Readiness Specialist Susan Campbell.

Kit Edwards Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund Supports TSIC Program

Since 2007 the Kit Edwards Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund has provided college tuition scholarships to deserving high school students in Okaloosa County.  A recent contribution to the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation represents the sixth Take Stock in Children scholarship the group has funded for an Okaloosa County student.  Participants in the Kit Edwards Golf Scholarship Tour play every Wednesday at a different course in the Okaloosa County area.  The funds raised are dedicated to the Take Stock program. For additional information, visit www.kitedwardsgolf.com .

The Kit Edwards Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Mr. Kit Edwards by a group of his friends and family.  Edwards was an Okaloosa County educator who taught at Choctawhatchee High School from 1973 – 1984.  After his retirement, he continued as a substitute teacher for several years.  He was remembered by (then) principal, Richard Bounds as “a very positive person and teacher; he was an excellent influence on young people.”  The scholarship fund was established to support the legacy of Mr. Edwards’ positive impact on students’ lives by provide college scholarships to Okaloosa County students.

Pictured above, left to right: David Wolf Sr., Director, Kit Edwards Scholarship Fund LLC; Take Stock in Children Program Coordinator Cindy Frazier; and, College Readiness Specialist Susan Campbell.

About the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation (OPSF)

The OPSF is a not-for-profit community-based public schools foundation.  It is a partnership between families, schools, community and business.  The Foundation is dedicated to supporting and extending the educational opportunities of all individuals within Okaloosa County.  Since its establishment in 1995, OPSF has funded educational enrichment programs including teacher grants for unique programs, student scholars in the Take Stock in Children Program, community educational initiatives, and student and teacher recognition awards. For more information about Take Stock in Children and the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation, visit www.OkaloosaSchools.com/OPSF.