RMSPGA FOUNDATION NAMES 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

ROCKY MOUNTAIN SECTION PGA FOUNDATION NAMES 2018 LARRY MALONE AND YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS

 

            The Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation has named twenty-five students as Scholarship Award winners for 2018.  The 2018 Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation Scholarship Award winners are: Carson Barry, Eagle, Idaho; Viren Bhakta, Elko, Nevada; Peter Brown, Colstrip, Montana; Steven Cantalupo, Manhattan, Montana; Annika Criss, Elko, Nevada; Adam Elletson, Fairview, Montana; Bridgette Elquist, Elko, Nevada; Aspen Foster, Wells, Nevada; Mercedes Hansen, Elko, Nevada; Coleby Hess, Tetonia, Idaho; Ashley Hoppe, Meridian, Idaho; Ellie Jackson, Bozeman, Montana; Taylor Kurz, Elko, Nevada; Tierney Messmer, Sidney, Montana; Joey Moore; Billings, Montana; Chase Morehouse, Sidney, Montana; Garret Nielson, Bozeman, Montana; Winston Oppelt, Livingston, Montana; Wesley Patrick, Powell, Wyoming; Brittney Robinson, Three Forks, Montana; Mack Shainy, Three Forks, Montana; Autumn Sharp, Belgrade, Montana; Kaylee Talamantes, Elko, Nevada; Kaelyn Volk, Sidney, Montana; and Cliff Weller, Big Timber, Montana.
 

            Each Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation Scholarship Award winner will receive $1,000 to assist with expenses related to his or her college education for the 2018-2019 academic year.
 

            The Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation’s Scholarship Award is awarded annually to college-bound high school seniors based on academic achievement, community and extracurricular activity, leadership, financial need and involvement and contribution to the game of golf.  Participants in the Snake River Chapter Larry Malone Scholarship Pro-Am and the Laurel (Montana) Golf Club and Yellowstone Country Club (Billings, Montana) Pro-Ams contributed to the scholarship fund of the Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Montana State Golf Association and individual contributors and donors.   The Scholarship Program has awarded over $330,000 to deserving youth over the past 44 years.
 

            “Thanks to the many kind people who contributed to the scholarship funding efforts of the RMSPGA Foundation,” states Vaughn Jenkins, PGA, executive director, Rocky Mountain Section PGA. “We wish this year’s scholarship recipients great success,” adds Jenkins.