Billy Crouse Memorial Scholarship

Billy Crouse Memorial Scholarship

Please address your thank you letter as follows:
Dear Mr. Kennedy

This scholarship is for a Student Veteran, Spouse or Dependent of a Veteran and must demonstrate need.


Marine Lance Corporal William H. Crouse and his bomb-sniffing dog, Cane were killed December 21, 2010 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He and his unit were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Lance Cpl. Crouse was assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was twenty-two years old and into the first six weeks of his first tour of duty.

“He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” William Shakespeare