The William F. Unckrich Scholarship
Capt. William Unckrich, USAF
September 15, 1943 - October 10, 1969
Captain William Ferdinand Unckrich graduated from Galion High School with the Class of 1961 and completed his education at Wittenburg University in 1965.
Capt. Unckrich served our country for 14 months in Vietnam, and volunteered for a second tour shortly after returning home. After reporting for duty in the Kien Gian province of South Vietnam, his plane went down and he was killed in the crash. After his death he was awarded the Flying Cross from the United States Air Force.
The William F. Unckrich Scholarship was established in his honor.