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2016 PGA Scholarship Winners

Nine from Carolinas Section Granted Monies

The PGA of America recently selected its 2016 National PGA Scholarship Section winners and we are thrilled to announce that nine CPGA member-affiliated students were selected to receive scholarships. The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program was established in 1986 to provide college scholarships for graduating high school seniors and college students who are the children or grandchildren of a PGA member. It is an academic based scholarship program that takes into account the following criteria depending on the class level of the student:
 

High School Graduating Senior:
- High School cumulative grade point average (GPA) must be at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
- ACT and/or SAT test scores
- Extracurricular activities

 

Current College Student (has not reached senior year)
- College cumulative GPA must be at least a 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
- Most recently completed college semester or quarter GPA
- Extracurricular activities

 

Four winners from the high school category and five from the college category, with Carolinas PGA Section affiliations, were granted scholarship funding. Among these individuals, two candidates were awarded the John Cox Scholarship - $5,000 and seven were awarded the National Scholarship - $2,000.
 

 

CAROLINAS SECTION – HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Award Winner

Award

PGA Member

Hannah Hundley

National 2016

Jonathan F. Hundley, PGA

Jonathan Michala

National 2016

Jamie D. Michala, PGA

Samuel Parsons

National 2016

Thomas J. Parsons, PGA

Sarah Grace Cuthbert

National 2016

Grange S. Cuthbert, PGA

 

CAROLINAS SECTION – COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Award Winner

Award

PGA Member

Eliza Cann

National 2016

John A. Abernethy, PGA

Leslie Thelan

John Cox 2016

Brian K. Thelan, PGA

Madison MacDonald

National 2016

Darin M. MacDonald, PGA

Molly Russell

National 2016

Rodney B. Russell, PGA

Samantha Ellison

John Cox 2016

Todd Ellison, PGA

 

For additional information on the program, please visit pga.org.

Congratulations to all!