Scholarship program assists children and grandchildren of association members
Lawrence, Kan. (Aug. 9, 2022) The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) has awarded 20 college scholarships as part of its Legacy Awards program.
To be eligible, applicants must be a child or grandchild of a GCSAA member. The program is funded by the GCSAA Foundation and supported by Syngenta. Each grant is for $1,500.
“GCSAA is proud to support members in the turfgrass industry beyond their professional life by assisting members’ family in furthering their education,” GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. “The Legacy Awards reduce financial burden of higher education costs, make it possible for the recipients to achieve their academic goals and set them up for success in their chosen field.”
The awards are based on academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular activities and leadership skills. Applicants must be enrolled full time at an accredited institution of higher learning, or for high school seniors, accepted at such an institution for the next academic year.
“Syngenta is thankful for the GCSAA Legacy Awards as an opportunity to support golf course superintendents and their families. These scholarships provide opportunities for future leaders to gain the education and experiences that will contribute to their future success,” said Stephanie Schwenke, turf marketing manager for Syngenta.
2022 GCSAA Legacy Award winners (graduating high school seniors)
Nathan Daly, Providence College
Patrick Daly III, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Framingham Country Club, Framingham, Mass.
Ryan Dorrell, Ohio State University
Chad Dorrell, Parent, Class A member, Springfield Country Club, Springfield, Ohio
Cabot Ellis, Texas A&M University
Craig Ellis, Parent, Class A member, Eldorado Country Club, Indian Wells, Calif.
Jace Fast, University of Toledo
Michael Fast, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Delphos Country Club, Delphos, Ohio
Abby Floyd, Middle Tennessee State University
Paul Floyd, Parent, Class B-retired member, Decatur, Ala.
Palmer Hendrix, Georgia Tech University
Stephen Hendrix, Parent, Class A member, Savannah Quarters Country Club, Pooler, Ga.
Chloe Honaker, West Virginia University
Brian Honaker, Parent, Class B member, The Resort at Glade Springs, Daniels, Wyo.
Jake Larson, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
William Larson, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Town & Country Club, St. Paul, Minn.
Meghan MacDonald, Tufts University
Brad MacDonald, Parent, Class A member, Granite Links Golf Club at Quarry Hills, Quincy, Mass.
Jack Stone, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Daniel Stone, Parent, Class A member, Quashnet Valley Country Club., Masphee, Mass.
2022 GCSAA Legacy Award winners (college students)
David Anderson, Arizona State University
William Anderson, Parent, Class A member, Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Autumn Burnes, Appalachian State University
Brannon Burnes, Parent, Class A member, Sequoyah National Golf Club, Framingham, Mass.
Caroline Daly, Boston College
Patrick Daly III, Parent, Class A member, Framingham Country Club, Framingham, Mass.
Lida Dodge, Aurora University
Vincent Dodge, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Nemadji Golf Course, Superior, Wis.
Elliott Ische, University of Denver
Jeffrey Ische, Parent, Class A member, The Toro Company, Bloomington, Minn.
Emily Jotzat, Trine University
Steve Jotzat, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Lost Dunes Golf Club, Bridgman, Mich.
Madeleine McCall, University of St Andrews
Michael McCall, CGCS, Parent, Class A member, Metropolitan GCSA, Elmsford, N.Y.
J.T. Miller, Clemson University
Jeffrey Miller, Parent, Class B member, Brays Island Plantation, Sheldon, S.C.
Anne Morgan, University of Illinois
Kenneth Morgan, Parent, Class B member, Ruth Park Golf Course, St. Louis, Mo.
Tyson Warner, Middle Tennessee State University
Tyler Warner, Parent, Class A member, Aqua Aid Solutions, Walling, Tenn.
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization in the United States. Its focus is on golf course management, and since 1926 GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the U.S. and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kan., the association provides education, information and representation to more than 19,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and improve communities through enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at www.gcsaa.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter. Visit our industry-leading magazine at GCMonline.com.
The GCSAA Foundation is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to secure funding and support to strengthen advocacy, education, and research that advances the work of golf course management professionals. Visit the Foundation at www.gcsaa.org/foundation.
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