David Burke Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, The David Burke Memorial Scholarship is named for a man deeply loved by his family who had a passion for swimming and water polo. David Burke dedicated his life to his family through love and hard work. Born and raised on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean, he was a man of the sea and participated in swimming and water-polo for most of his young life and competing for his country in the Pan Am Games of 1970 in water-polo. In 1985 his work for the airline Air Canada moved him to California with his wife Elizabeth and two daughters Susan and Sandra. He believed in the value of education for which both of his daughters pursued advanced degrees. The David Burke Memorial Scholarship is to honor him, a loving, husband, father and grandfather and to assist a deserving student in his/her educational goals.