More About Chris and The Scholarship Fund
A graduate from Old Orchard Beach High School in 1985, Christopher Cash left his mark in the school community not only through his excellence in academics and athletics, but also because of his helping nature and great outlook on life…In 1987, Chris joined the Army where he would begin his seventeen years of military service. While in the Army, Chris continued to value the education process and completed both a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology. He earned his Master’s degree at East Carolina University where he has also been awarded “Alumnus of the Year” for 2004. When Chris was not called for active duty, he worked as an Exercise Physiologist in Greenville, North Carolina and enjoyed being a husband and the father of two son
On June 24, 2004 Captain Christopher Scott Cash, Commanding Officer of Company A, 1st of the 120th Infantry Regiment died while leading his men in Baqubah, Iraq. He will be remembered for his caring ways, outstanding leadership skills, and dedication toward all of his pursuits.
The Captain Christopher Scott Cash Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to an outstanding student whose character represents that which Captain Cash stood for…The recipient must be an athlete who has shown strengths in other important aspects of life. The recipient should be someone who has unselfishly given to his/her community, is committed to his/her goals, conducts him/herself among others in an exemplary way, and plans to further his/her education.