The Meredith Brunner Achievement Scholarship is awarded annually to an individual with Down syndrome who lives in Middle Tennessee and is continuing their education at a post-secondary program, such as Next Steps at Vanderbilt or Ideal at David Lipscomb University.
This fund was established in the fall of 2015 to honor DSAMT Board of Directors’ President Bob Brunner, whose exemplary dedication and effort serves as an example of everything that DSAMT strives to be.
Starting in fiscal year 2016, one scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. Recipient will be announced at the annual 3.21 World Down Syndrome Awareness Event. Online applications must be received by March 15th each year.
2019 Meredith Brunner Achievement Scholarship winner: Trae Geier
Trae Has volunteered at DSAMT's Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament for sever years. He has recently graduated from Mount Juliet High School and is interested in persuing post-secondary education. I
He has applied and accepted into Next Steps Vanderbilt Summer Institute. He will begin Summer of 2019.