Scholarship Fund

The Robert Gregore Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to assist college-bound student-athletes at Concord High School, Wilmington, Del. The nonprofit fund was established in 2017 to memorialize Mr. Gregore for his contributions as a soccer coach, math teacher and mentor to countless students and student-athletes at Concord High School.

Mr. Gregore, who died Dec. 2, 2016, spent 12 of his 22 years as a coach at Concord. He was the school’s first head coach and retired in 1980. During his tenure, he was voted Delaware Coach of the Year three times and his teams won four state championships and six Blue Hen Conference championships or co-championships. His teams compiled a 103-14-4 record against conference opponents and 133-27-13 against all opponents.

Each spring, a $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one female student and one male student. In its first year, the recipients of the scholarship were Sarah Raab and Brandon Dennis. These individuals were selected among several highly qualified applicants to whom the fund’s officers are very grateful for their interest and commitment to academic and athletic excellence.

Shown at the 2018 Concord High High School Senior Awards:Brandon Dennis, second from left, and Sarah Raab, third from left, who each received $1,500 scholarships from The Robert Gregore Memorial Scholarship Fund. Posing with Brandon and Sarah, from left: Stan Markwalder, Class of 1970, and Dan Bouchard and Chris Donahue, members of the Class of 1973. Markwalder, Bouchard and Donahue are members of the fund’s Board of Governors and former soccer players for Gregore, a math teacher who coached at Concord for 12 years.

Shown at 2019 Concord High School Senior Awards:

Board member Stan Markwalder poses with scholarship recipients Emma Macturk and  Suraj Narang; Bill Acton, a member of the Class of 1971 and a former player for Coach Gregore who has generously supported the fund, served as an advisor and participated in fundraising activities and interviewing candidates, and scholarship recipient Frank McDermott. Each recipient received a $1,500 scholarship awarded to the college where they will attend, -- Chris Donahue photo


Christopher Donahue
Jamesburg, NJ
The Robert Gregore Memorial Scholarship Fund
Registered nonprofit
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