Ilene Schooley was a resident of Grand Rapids. Her career was in professional table service at the well-known and long-respected Schitzelbank restaurant in Grand Rapids. She was the requested waitress for many renown patrons of the restaurant over her 30-year career in this role. Ms. Schooley, addressing future recipients of her scholarships, said: I appreciate and thank you for your interest in Biomedical and Health Sciences. It is my hope that the scholarship will help you be a better student and some day enjoy the satisfaction and honor of discovering causes, preventions and cures of many of our health problems.