The Lindsey’s Family Restaurant and Shon Shadrick Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey’s Family Restaurant is proud to award a $5,000 scholarship in memory of Shon Shadrick. Shon was the beloved nephew of Lindsey’s owner, Cheryl Lindsey. Shon was born with Down Syndrome and passed away in 2005 after battling leukemia.
The Shon Shadrick Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans on or is majoring in special education. To be eligible for this award, an applicant must:
- Provide a valid high school and or college transcript
- Submit two letters of recommendation (one academic and one personal)
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
- Submit an essay (one full page, typed, single spaced and in a 12-point font) that answers the following question: "Why have you chosen to pursue the field of special education and why should you be chosen for this scholarship?"
Applications are available on our website or at our restaurant and must be postmarked by May 10th.