Applications Being Accepted for Outstanding Student Volunteers
The Jackie Burk Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Volunteer for Special Olympics Howard County ($1500) was created in 2004 by Jack and Linda Burk in memory of their daughter, Jackie, a special friend and volunteer to Special Olympics Howard County. The Allan Homes Award ($1000) was established in 2005 by Allan and Kathy Waschak. Allan is a member of the Special Olympics Howard County management team and aquatics coordinator. The Kathy Lindner Memorial Award ($500), in memory of Special Olympics Howard County’s first volunteer coordinator, was created in 2012. Kathy was a dedicated volunteer in a number of sports, including the annual softball invitational.
Interested students must complete an application, provide at least one recommendation from a Special Olympics Howard County coach, management team member or sports coordinator, and write a 500 word essay about their experiences as a volunteer. The application can be found by clicking here.
Completed applications can be mailed to Special Olympics Howard County, 8970 Route 108, Suite A-1, Columbia, MD 21045, ATTN: Scholarship Committee or emailed to email@example.com. Applications must be received by April 1, 2016. Questions should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the SOHC office at 410-740-0500.