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Thank you to all of the attendees and donations.  We were able to award  The Alayna Brianne Bowman Scholarship to many deserving students.  Looking forward to a successful tournament in 2015!

The Alayna Brianne Bowman Memorial Scholarship Foundation will be hosting our 5th Annual Golf Tournament at the Fort Walton Beach Golf Course on July 24, 2015.  The funds raised at this tournament will allow local students to pursue a college education.

Alayna was a happy 16 year old little girl, driving her younger brother home in June of 2010.  While turning into her own driveway, she was hit by a repeat offender and drunk driver.  Alayna was killed and her brother, Mack, was injured.  Shortly after Alayna’s death, Mack wanted to form a scholarship foundation in her memory.  With generous donations and much hard work, Mack’s hope has become a reality.

With your help, we can honor Alayna’s spirit of generosity and desire to become a better person every day.

To continue Alayna’s legacy, please donate, participate, volunteer… or all three.

Thank you in advance and Always Be Brave,



The Alayna Brianne Bowman Memorial Scholarship Foundation

The Bowman Family

631 Country Club Ave

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547



Friday, July 18th, 2014. 12PM. Fort Walton Beach Golf Course – The Pines.


Click HERE for Registration Form.

  • All funds raised are awarded to Emerald Coast area seniors who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and other criteria.
  • 10:30am registration, Lunch donated by Coach-N-Four
  • Dinner provided by Kinfolks BBQ
  • Dinner, Awards, & Scholarship Presentation begin at tournament close


For more information: Contact Tim Mills, tournament coordinator at 850.240.9112 or Ross Hamilton at 850.974.3013.

Make checks payable to:The Alayna Bowman Scholarship Fund
Mail registration & payments to:

Mike Bowman
631 NE Country Club Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Applicants must be a High School Senior who embodies the criteria listed below.


Click The Alayna Brianne Bowman Scholarship Criteria 2015 to download the full criteria and Alayna Brianne Bowman Scholarship Application.


  • Minimum un-weighted 3.0 cumulative GPA in High School
  • Focused  on a higher education degree

Co-curricular Activities

  • Must be a participant in a minimum of three co-curricular activities such as school athletics, school band, school academic team, school journalism(video-newspaper or yearbook), team mascot or service clubs.
  • Documented participation and achievement demonstrating dedication to the listed activities.

Community Service

  • Measurable contribution to others in school or community
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation

Christian Faith and Resiliency

  • Demonstrated living faith through service to individuals and organizations
  • Leadership and participation in FCA or Church activities
  • Documented evidence of a deficiency that has been overcome



  • Demonstrate consistent leadership that shows altruism
  • Cultivates respect from peers, teachers and community leaders
  • Consistent contribution by commitment and perseverance
  • Promotes school spirit and pride

Always Be Brave

As many of you know my family and this community have suffered a horrible loss, the death of my precious daughter, Alayna Bowman.  My daughter needs your help to insure the defendant is penalized to the highest extent of the law.

You can help Alayna by writing letters about her and the way she impacted your life through her life, death, or both.  Please send the letters to my email address as shown below as soon as possible.  I will be taking the State Attorney the letters every Thursday and she will deliver to the judge and defendant on Friday.  This will ensure that Alayna  is at the forefront of every thought until sentencing in December.

There are guidelines below that will help you decide how best you can help Alayna and our community.  I want to thank you for your prayers and acts of kindness over the past few months and know that my family is appreciative of all of your love.  I know I will never be able to repay all of you, but from the bottom of my heart thank you for loving Alayna and “Always Be Brave.”


Linde C. Bowman

Realtor / Agent Resource Director

ERA American Realty of Northwest Florida, Inc.

850-974-6537 Cell

850-651-2454 Office

1-800-372-0044 Toll Free

Kyra & Company employees and surrounding hair dressers and businesses will be hosting a “Cut-a-Thon” to benefit the Alayna Bowman Scholarship Fund this weekend, September 25th from 4 – 7 PM.

Alayna’s “Mimi” says on Facebook:

We appreciate your diligence in preparing for this event. Thank you for loving our Princess so much. Please support. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

All proceeds from the Cut-a-Thon go to the Scholarship Fund and there will also be food, drinks, and door  prizes.  Call 850-243-7755 for an appointment or to make a donation if you can’t make the event.

Kyra & Company is located behind the Bank of America building on the corner of Eglin Parkway and Yacht Club Drive.

Please leave a comment including your favorite thought or memory about Alayna Brianne Bowman. I know we would all love to read them. To participate, just click on word “Comments” right under the title. This will take you to the “Comments” page where you can read the other comments and then scroll down the bottom to add your own!