Youth Commission / SPREE Memorial Scholarship

Due Date

Friday, April 19, 2019

Application Materials

Download the Livonia Youth Commission / SPREE Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF).

Scholarship Criteria

  • Must be a Livonia resident attending school in the Livonia or Clarenceville Public School district, or a Livonia resident attending a private school
  • Must be applying to a community college, university, or accredited technical school in Michigan
  • Must be a member of the graduating class of 2019

About the Scholarship

Each year, the Livonia Youth Commission, together with the Livonia Anniversary Committee, Inc., presents up to six $2,000 "SPREE" Memorial Scholarships.

The annual SPREE Memorial scholarship commemorates the volunteer efforts of:

  • Pat Bowman
  • Sally Miller
  • Jim Mogan
  • Wynn Garlow
  • Bonnie Garrison
  • Conrad Gniewek
  • Fernon Feenstra
  • Lee Morrow
  • Jeff Nork
  • As well as 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.

About Spree

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

As a non-profit organization, SPREE has been able to contribute over $1,282,640 towards such community projects as:

  • Angela Hospice
  • Kiwanis
  • Lions Club
  • Livonia Arts
  • Livonia Parks and Recreation equipment
  • Livonia Police and Fire departments
  • Livonia Symphony Orchestra
  • Rotary Club
  • Seedling
  • Senior High Schools Graduation class parties
  • YMCA

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.

About Livonia Anniversary Committee, Inc.

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 "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. City department heads work throughout the year in the planning stages of Spree, and 500-plus volunteers work during the week of SPREE.