Franklin Sears Memorial Scholarship

Franklin Sears Memorial Scholarship

The Franklin Sears Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Franklin Sears, owner of Sears Marine Construction Company in Traverse City. Among Mr. Sears" business achievements was the construction of the commercial coal dock in Greilickville, on West Grand Traverse Bay, in the 1930s. The Sears Marine Construction Company, which also operated tugboats, operated into the 1960s. Mr. Sears died in 1971.