The Grosserode family has established a memorial scholarship in memory of their son Matt Grosserode, a 2000 graduate of Pius X High School. One scholarship will be awarded to a Pius X incoming senior football player in August of each year at the Fall Kickoff.
Matt was born June 19, 1981 in Daytona Beach, Florida. His family moved back to Lincoln when Matt was in first grade where he attended Catholic grade schools and then Pius X High School. Matt was a junior in college at Iowa State University at the time of his death on August 6, 2003.
Matt was an honor student at Pius X, a standout football player and a member of the track team. After graduating from Pius, Matt went on to play football at Iowa State University earning Academic All Big 12 Honors.
Matt lived his life being faithful to God, loving to his family and loyal to his friends.