Dr. Kevin Armstrong was a member of Woodbridge High School’s first graduating class in 1983, where he served as Associated Student Body president and was a member of the football, basketball and cross country teams. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University where he was co-captain of the football team. He earned a medical degree and completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at UCLA and completed the Sports and Shoulder Orthopedic Fellowship Program at the University of Pittsburgh under the direction of the esteemed Dr. Freddie Fu.
Dr. Armstrong returned to Orange County to accept a position as Clinical Professor and Orthopedic Surgeon at UCI Medical Center. In addition to this position, he worked with the Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory at the VA Hospital in Long Beach. Dr. Armstrong also devoted his time and talent as a volunteer team physician for Century High School and Saddleback High School. He was featured in the June 24, 2002 issue of People Magazine as one of the "50 Most Eligible Bachelors. "
Still in the early stages of his medical career, Dr. Kevin Armstrong died suddenly in May 2005 of a rare heart condition. The Kevin Armstrong, M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation was established in celebration of his life and continues to serve his belief that students of modest economic means could achieve higher goals if they received the proper support, inspiration and opportunities. IPSF honored Dr. Armstrong’s legacy by presenting the Spirit of Excellence in Leadership Award at to his family at the gala and announce the Dr. Kevin Armstrong Memorial Scholarship for a deserving IUSD high school student. Sports 1 Marketing will match IPSF funds for the scholarship.
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