ERIC MONK – The Tri-County Lodge of the Maryland Troopers Association established an endowed scholarship fund in memory of Maryland State Police Trooper 1st Class Eric D. Monk, who died in the line of duty in Somerset County in 1988. Income from the endowment is used for the annual scholarships. Applicants must be residents of Worcester, Wicomico or Somerset County and enrolled in the criminal justice program. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, and recipients must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.