De Anza James Linthicum Memorial Scholarship for Track & Field/Cross Country Transfer Students
Coach Linthicum became part of the inaugural staff at De Anza College teaching Physical Education and coaching football and tennis, then track & cross country for 34 years. Three times, Jim was named Coach of the Year. He was inducted into the COA Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame in 2004. During his career at De Anza, Jim served as De Anza Physical Education Division Chairman and Athletic Director. He retired in 2004.
Jim’s commitment and positivity touched the lives of countless students and athletes over his 39 years of teaching. He always had a smile and kind words about everyone. He was passionate about giving back to others in the form of coaching.
This scholarship is intended for a student who is transferring to a 4-year university and has completed two years of Track & Field and/or Cross Country at De Anza. Preference will be given to those students who wish to pursue a career that helps others, such as an educator, coach, social worker, physical therapist, etc.
-Must have completed two years of Track & Field and/or Cross Country at De Anza
-Must be transferring in the fall to a 4-year university
-Preference will be given to students who are majoring in a career dedicated to helping others improve their lives.
- 1 @ $1,000
- De Anza College
- Supplemental Questions
- Will you be transferring to a 4-year college/university on or by Fall Quarter?
- Are you majoring in a career dedicated to helping others improve thier lives? Please describe your future plans.
- Have you completed two years of Track & Field and/or Cross Country at De Anza?