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GRCC Scholarfest 2023

Our annual celebration 

This annual event celebrates the college’s philanthropic leaders while at the same time highlighting the achievements of its faculty, staff, and students.  Proceeds from the annual event support GRCC student scholarships. 

Honoring Dr. James V. Buzzitta and Family

We were thrilled to celebrate Dr. James V. Buzzitta and family, and hope you enjoyed this year’s Scholarfest! Thanks to your support, we’ve raised $149,050 for student scholarships. Every gift matters and makes a tremendous difference in the lives of our students.

A group of people pose, smiling, for a photo at Scholarfest.
Violinists play music at Scholarfest.
A person fills a plate at Scholarfest.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Title Sponsors

Dr. James V. Buzzitta and Family

Platinum Sponsors

meijer logo

Gold Sponsors

The Williams Family

Silver Sponsors


Ferris State University Ferris Forward logo


Jandernoa Foundation Logo


Pioneer Construction logo


Trillium Investments

Karen and Steve Ender

Tassell-Wisner-Bottrall Foundation


Bronze Sponsors




Fifth third logo


Revolution Farms


4 Square Ventures


Schenk, Boncher & Rypma Attorneys and Counselors


CoreWell Health


Nancy and Jim Ayres

Michael and Lynette Ellis

Kristine and Paul Babcock