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2018 Indiana Golf Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

April 20th, 2018

Each spring, seniors from throughout Indiana apply for college scholarships awarded by the Indiana Golf Foundation and David E. Simon Scholarship Programs. Both scholarships encourage and promote the attainment of higher education goals for high school seniors who have actively participated in the game of golf and have excelled in their academic achievements.

Applicants must be nominated in writing by their high school golf coach or PGA Professional and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale or a 9.0 or higher on a 12.0 grading scale. Additionally, all applicants must be a member of the Indiana Junior Golf Program.

This year's Indiana Golf Foundation Scholarship winners include:

Indiana Golf Foundation Scholarships ($2,500)
Sam Jean
Brody McCoy
Brock McCoy

One recipient is also selected to receive the Lynn Shonk Memorial Scholarship, which was established in 2009 after the unfortunate passing of Lynn Shonk. Lynn was a great champion of the Indiana Golf Foundation and its programs. This scholarship was established through the generosity of her husband Bill, children Scott and Sally, and the many family and friends who made gifts in Lynn’s Memory. 

This year's winner is:
 
Lynn Shonk Memorial Scholarship ($2,500)
Abigail Cody

Four recipients are also selected for the David E. Simon Scholarship.  This scholarship was created by David E. Simon to assist high school seniors who have been employed at an Indiana golf facility to pursue higher education goals. Applicants must have been employed in some capacity at an Indiana golf facility and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale or a 9.0 or higher on a 12.0 grading scale.

These winners include:
 
David E. Simon Scholarships ($5,000)
Lucas Beck
Gillian Blessinger
Ryan Howard
Taylor Keating

Congratulations to all 2018 Scholarship winners!