Her time on this earth may have been short, but the impact Shannon Collins made on her family, friends and community is everlasting. The BL Duke Family was blessed to have had her as a member of the team for seven years. BL Duke’s core values were modeled based on Shannon’s passion, determination, and commitment to the team. She had a contagious passion for life and the Shannon E. Collins Foundation was formed to pay Shannon’s many contributions forward and keep her light shining. To learn more about the impact Shannon had on BL Duke, our growth and team culture visit a Tribute to Shannon E. Collins.
The goal of the SECF is to assist individuals with the cost associated with attending a private high school, trade schools or university. The assistance is provided through scholarships. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in private high school, trade school or a four-year university. The applicant must also be a full-time employee of BLD, or have a parent, stepparent or grandparent that is a full-time employee of BLD. Previous applicants and/or recipients of the SECF are welcome to reapply.