J. Christopher Gauss Endowed Memorial Scholarship
J. Christopher Gauss was born December 26, 1963 in Wilson, NC. He attended Greenfield School for 12 years, graduating in 1982; Christopher was a standout athlete and student. Following his death, friends of "Chrisbo" came together and set up this endowed scholarship for Greenfield students. This endowed memorial scholarship was established in 2014 and is awarded each year during the athletic banquet in May. Faculty and staff nominate current student athletes for consideration by the review team comprised of friends of Christopher's.
- current high school student at Greenfield;
- maintain minimum B average;
- play at least 2 varsity sports
- be involved in community and volunteer activities;
- must be affable, liked by all, student and teachers alike;
- financial based need/
The amount awarded may range between $1000 and $2000 to be used towards tuition for the following school year. This award is a one year, one time scholarship, and nominee's who were not granted the award may be re-nominated.