Twelve youth bowlers to receive USBC Gift For Life Scholarships


    USBC Youth

    2013USBCYouthLogo.jpgTwelve United States Bowling Congress Youth members have been awarded $1,000 college scholarships through the USBC Gift For Life Scholarships program.

    Gift For Life Scholarships are given annually to USBC Youth members who need financial assistance to obtain a college education. High school students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) who could show financial need were encouraged to apply.

    Applicants also were asked to discuss their community service and had to provide an essay. Recipients were selected by the USBC Youth Committee.

    "Each year, outstanding high school students need assistance as they begin to make their college plans," USBC Executive Director Stu Upson said. "Through the Gift For Life Scholarships program, USBC is able to help several young bowlers with the rising cost of college as they being to pursue their dreams."

    The USBC Gift For Life scholarship recipients are:
    • Kirsten Allan, Hutchinson, Kan.
    • Gina Beebe, Gloucester City, N.J.
    • Taylor Brown, Louisville, Ky.
    • Tenia Clendenin, West Melbourne, Fla.
    • Stetson Franklin, Danville, Va.
    • Kelli Hall, Palmetto, Ga.
    • Ashley Holder, Klamath Falls, Ore.
    • Robbie Kirkley, Winter Park, Fla.
    • Brianna Moore, Detroit
    • Bryson Shannon, High Point, N.C.
    • Destiny Simpson, Flagstaff, Ariz.
    • David Stroshein, Warren, Mich.