Robert Race Memorial Broadcasting Scholarship
One $1,000 Scholarship Awarded
Robert Race's career in broadcasting spanned over 40 years. Race was with WBKB-TV as producer-director when the station went on the air in 1975. He worked at three other stations during his career, KDUB in Dubuque, Iowa, WMUR in Manchester as a director, and WGVU in Grand Rapids as producer/director adjunct professor. However, he was devoted to WBKB-TV and spent the last 20 years of his career there as Creative Services Manager, teacher of broadcast media classes, mentor, and the "voice of the station".
A scholarship given in his name was established by his longtime friend and station owner Stephen Marks. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual whose desire it is to enter into television production.
Thank you applicants! Winners will be notified in February 2023 and celebrated at the Student Awards Luncheon at the Great Lakes Media Show on March 15, 2023.