Coach Armstrong Memorial Golf Tournament Benefits Local Scholarships

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The 2018 annual tournament brought in $15,275 which will go directly to students in the Snohomish School District.

Coach Dick Armstrong, who passed away in 1999, compiled a legendary 32-year career as head football coach from 1963 to 1994 at Snohomish High School. He retired as the winningest high school football coach in state history. He was also a biology and physical education teacher.

The Snohomish Education Foundation administers the renewable Coach Armstrong Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 for two annual recipients from Glacier Peak or Snohomish High School. With as many as eight renewable scholarships in any given year, the Coach Armstrong Memorial Scholarship funds as much as $8,000 annually.

The foursome of Fritz Schott, Tom Sursley, Kyle Schott, and Chuck Sursley took first place in the four-person scramble event with a 13 under-par 59. Longest drive winners were Joe Osterholtz and Sandy Songstad. Closest-to-the-Pin victors were Merle Kirkley and Lisa Jones. This year’s guest speaker was Keith Gilbertson Jr (SHS – 1966), former UW Football Head Coach and Seattle Seahawks Assistant Coach. Former Coach Armstrong Scholarship recipient, Katie Branvold also spoke at the event.

The Coach Armstrong Memorial Golf Tournament would like to thank the following sponsors for their support:  Don Bailey, Barb’s Auto Licensing, Bill Holt State Farm Insurance, Brava’s Pizza & Pasta, Eric & Andrea Cahan, Corstone Contractors, LLC, El Paraiso Mexican Grill, Keith Gilbertston, Jr., Gilpin Realty, Grizzly Gridiron Club, Harvey Airfield, Jamie’s Transmission, Java Pros Company, Raymond & Robert Johnson, Rick Jusko, Kevin Stafford Construction, Kiwanis Club of Snohomish, Koz Development, Kent & Lyla Kultgen, McDaniels Do-It Center, Michael Mulligan Construction LLC, Keith & Antonia Olson, Rick & Debra Packebush, Puget Heating Co, Inc, Snohomish Fraternal Order of Eagles #195, Snohomish Eastside, Steve Thomas, Trails End Taphouse.

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