The 2013 Outstanding Student Volunteer scholarship recipients have been announced and presented with their awards at their senior awards ceremonies. Christopher Evans received the Jackie Burk Memorial Scholarship of $1,500. The Atholoton High School senior, have been a volunteer since sixth grade, putting in well over 400 hours in the soccer, ski, and basketball sports programs as well as helping at the annual Inspiration Walk. Christopher will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy and studying engineering.
Oakland Mills High School senior Kieran Saienni was the recipient of the Allan Homes Award and received $1,000. Kieran has volunteered with the aquatics program for five years and was also a peer mentor in the soccer player development program. He plans to study physical therapy. Rachel Latzko was the runner-up for this award, receiving $500. The River Hill High School senior has been a volunteer in the aquatics program for three years and plans to study electrical engineering in college.
The Kathy Lindner Memorial Scholarship of $500 was awarded to Anthony Templeton of Reservoir High School. He has been volunteering with the ski program since 2009 and became a coach in 2012. He has also volunteered with the track program.
Congratulations to all the award recipients and also to all the graduating seniors who have volunteered with our program. Athletes are why we do this but volunteers, especially our student volunteers, are how we do it!