LATROBE, Pa. (KDKA) — A scholarship fund is being set up in honor of a Pennsylvania state trooper who was killed in a car crash.
Trooper Michael Stewart was killed in July when his police cruiser collided with a garbage truck.READ MORE: One Person Hospitalized After SUV Crashes Into Tree In Lawrenceville
Friends of Stewart’s from the Pittsburgh Steelers summer training camp are creating a scholarship fund in his memory at Saint Vincent College.
The scholarship fund will support Greater Latrobe Senior High School graduates who attend Saint Vincent College. Incoming freshman students from the Greater Latrobe School District will be eligible for the scholarship.READ MORE: Report: Steelers Request To Interview Kris Richard For Defensive Coordinator Opening
Stewart graduated from Greater Latrobe Senior High School in 2008, and he worked as a Steelers training camp staff member at Saint Vincent College for nine years.
“In honor of his dedication to Saint Vincent, the Pittsburgh Steelers and his Latrobe community, this scholarship has been created in his memory,” Fr. Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., executive president at Saint Vincent, said in a release.
More information on the scholarship, including how to donate to the fund, can be found here: stvincent.edu/michaelstewartMORE NEWS: Activists Want Desk Duty For Reinstated Penn Hills Officer Under Investigation In Shooting Death