Kay L. Jacobs Aviation Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Kay L. Jacobs born in 1924 in Pleasant Grove. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, when he was awarded his pilot wings. He continued to serve in the Navy Reserve until 1971, attaining the rank of captain. Flying was a passion he pursued throughout his life. He began his banking career in 1946 at the Bank of Pleasant Grove and graduated from Brigham Young University in 1950 with a degree in business and finance. He retired from banking in 1990 as president of Deseret Bank. Jacobs was very active in business and civic organizations, including the Utah Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association and was a founding organizer of the Alpine Country Club. He also served on the Eldred Sunset Manor Foundation Board, which serves the many senior citizen centers in Utah County.
The Kay L. Jacobs Aviation Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2009 to honor Kay’s service and work.