Jerry Minderlein Memorial Scholarship Fund
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Jerry was born in 1928 and passed away in 2007. He entered the service in WW II as so many others from the greatest generation did. He served proudly on two different ships in the U.S. Navy; they were the USS Dayton and the USS Charger. He was a fireman and served in the engine rooms of both.
After his military service
working for the Singer
Sewing machine Company and remained with them for 40 years. While never
formal education, he had to quit school in the 9th grade to
help support his family, he rose to manage and direct the sales and
Singer Co for the entire east coast of the
He first joined the American Legion
while living in
Due to the strong feelings he had toward young people being educated, the family asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a scholarship fund in his name. Thus, the scholarship fund was begun. The funds have been and will continue to be directed toward sending a deserving young man to the Boy’s State program. Below is some information about this worthy program.
To apply for this Scholarship and to obtain more information contact Steve Minderlein at email@example.com.
Tar Heels Boy's State
Boys' State is sponsored by The
American Legion Department of
This site was last updated 02/22/2011