IN LOVING MEMORY
Tyler Richards Memorial Scholarship Fund
Awarded annually since 2005, this scholarship recognizes two select Walled Lake Northern High School graduates who best exemplify Tyler’s kind, friendly nature and love for life. As a son, brother, student, and teammate, he touched the lives of countless people. This memorial fund allows for the continuation of his legacy by helping current and future alumni succeed in college and beyond. DONATE | APPLY | FAQ
Norah Besmar is a 2022 graduate from Walled Lake Northern H.S. who will be attending Oakland University to major in Veterinary Medicine. Norah hopes to open her own practice in the future.
Matthew Peal is a 2022 graduate from Walled Lake Northern High School who will be attending the University of Michigan to major in Communications and Media.
IN LOVING MEMORY
Tyler Richards Memorial Sportsmanship Award
The Walled Lake Braves Football Team and the Walled Lake Northern Wrestling Team present this annual award to the player who, like Tyler, showed heart, determination, and good sportsmanship, both on and off the football field or wrestling mat.
An Enthusiastic Life That Continues to Inspire
“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence the Angel, It’s a Wonderful Life
As he got older, playing basketball, baseball, football, and wrestling became his passions. Tyler loved being part of a team. He showed good sportsmanship, was always there for his teammates, and couldn’t wait to get to practice.
The Tyler Richards Memorial Scholarship Fund and Tyler Richards Memorial Sportsmanship Award help pay tribute to the kindness, importance of friends, and love of life that Tyler shared with everyone he met.