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Morris Community High School grad is recipient of Pete Muffler scholarship

2019 Pete Muffler Memorial Scholarship recipient is Ryan Bezely poses for a photo with Devan Gagliardo, Program Director for the Community Foundation of Grundy County.
2019 Pete Muffler Memorial Scholarship recipient is Ryan Bezely poses for a photo with Devan Gagliardo, Program Director for the Community Foundation of Grundy County.

The Muffler Scholarship Committee is happy to announce the 2019 Pete Muffler Memorial Scholarship recipient is Ryan Bezely.

Ryan is a 2019 graduate of Morris Community High School and Grundy Area Vocational Center’s Fire Science Program.

He is the son of Kimberly and David Bezely.

Ryan will attend Western Illinois University where he will study Nursing and Fire Science.

The Pete Muffler Memorial Scholarship Fund was created toprovide scholarships for young men and women of Grundy County who are choosingfire service as a career while remembering the philosophy and service of Pete Muffler.

The organizations who arepartnering in this scholarship fund are organizations where Muffler devoted much of his time and talent: The Morris Firefighters’ Association, Morris Building and Loan, Grundy County Corn Festival, Morris Lions Club, and Morris Fraternal Order of Eagles.

The Community Foundation of Grundy County oversees the administrative tasks of the fund and scholarship.

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