Richard J. Weyhrich Scholarships
The Richard J. Weyrich Leadership Scholarship is awarded in memory of the leadership and generosity of Richard John Weyrich. As a young man, Weyrich graduated from West Point and received a commission in the U.S. Army, embarking on a leadership path that would define his career. As a successful financial advisor and consultant, Weyrich later helped establish the Herbert Alumni Center at the West Point Military Academy. He also supported numerous local organizations including Hospice of San Luis Obispo, Cuesta College, the Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo, and the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. Weyrich's driving passion was empowering and encouraging individuals with leadership potential, a passion that continues to live on through this scholarship.