Former University Of Michigan and NBA center Ekpe Udoh will kick off the “Take Flight Scholarship” at the newest Metro-Detroit Wingstop location in Eastpointe. The contest kicks off on February 1st– May 8th of 2016.
“My time in Michigan was extremely impactful on my life and the shaping of my career so it was an easy decision to give back to the community,” says Udoh center who currently plays for the Turkish Basketball League. “I want to encourage the youth in the Metro-Detroit area to excel in academics and be involved in their local communities, these types of programs will hopefully assist in helping further their educations.”
Here’s how it works: 1) Nominate a Take Flight Scholar at www.takeflightscholarship.com.Student MUST: A) be a current Senior at local high school; B) have at least a 3.0 GPA; C) participate in at least one (1) extracurricular activity; D) have community involvement.2) Get social by using #WingstopEastpointe to start encouraging others to vote for your nominee. Wingstop Eastpointe will pick five winners who will be awarded $1,000.00 scholarships.