Plymouth-Canton Civitan Club

CIVITAN’S PURPOSE in sponsoring the contest is to encourage students to study the time-honored and time-tested privileges and responsibilities of citizenship and, from their knowledge, to express in writing, ideas which relate to good citizenship in the modern world.

Civitan Essay 2017-2018

Wendy’s High School Heisman

Fred Thommann Memorial Scholarship

Fred Thomann, Plymouth Salem High School basketball coach, was a giant in the world of Michigan high school basketball.  During a career that spanned more than four decades, Thomann totaled more than 700 victories coaching both boys and girls basketball at Plymouth Salem.

Following his passing in December 2013, his family created the Fred Thomann Memorial Scholarship Fund through the Canton Community Foundation.  This fund provides college scholarships to senior athletes from the Plymouth/Canton Community School District who have chosen education as their field of study and how have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Students interested in applying for the 2017 scholarship can visit our website at