Kevin may have been born in St. Louis Missouri, but he was a 1975 graduate of Greenfield-Central High School. He went on to graduate from Purdue University in 1980 with a degree in Pharmacy. The last 17 years of his life he worked as a director and manager for Pharmaceutical Development at GlaxoSmithKline. Kevin and his team were instrumental in receiving numerous pharmaceutical patents for the development of medications such as Paxil, Augmentin XR, Bactroban and several others.
Kevin was a member at IndianKentuck Baptist Church in Canaan, Indiana. He also held membership with numerous groups such as John Purdue Club, Purdue University President’s Council and the National Rifle Association.
His mother, Thelma Storm Spencer, and brother, David Spencer, started this Memorial Scholarship in his tribute so they could honor his memory and also help provide educational support to graduating seniors of Greenfield-Central High School who wish to further their education at Purdue University.
Selection will be based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, good moral character, and financial need. Preference may be given to students who will study the field of pharmacy. See guidebook for a complete list of requirements.