VGA awards scholarships to 14 Vermont high school graduates in Class of 2020

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The Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund has awarded grants to 14 recent high school graduates.

The scholarships, presented to more than 490 Vermont students since 1964, are good for up to four years of college. The awards have totaled more than $1.4 million in that time.

This year’s recipients:

Jacob Benware, BFA-St. Albans (Clarkson University)

Lauren Calvin, Rutland (James Madison)

Dylan DeSchamp, Windsor (Penn State University)

Grace Giroux, North Country (University of Vermont)

Brady Hathorn, Hartford (Franklin Pierce)

Anna Hill, South Burlington (Northeastern University)

Jackson King, Lake Region (Husson)

Mason Klesch, South Burlington (Ringling College of Arts and Design)

Braydon Leach, Lake Region (Vermont Technical College)

Finn O’Brien, Champlain Valley (University of Vermont)

Roan O’Leary, South Burlington (University of Tennessee)

Emma Tobin, Burr and Burton (American University)

Brooke-Lindsay Westcom, Enosburg (St. Lawrence University)

Cameron Woods, Hanover (University of Vermont)

Forty-nine students are currently receiving grants from the Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund, which is affiliated with the VGA, as well as the Vermont State Women’s Golf Association and the state’s professional, superintendent and senior golf organizations.

The recipients must be Vermont residents, and enrolled or accepted as a full-time college student. Selection criteria include the applicant’s affiliation to golf, school performance and overall financial need, according to the VGA.

For more information about the scholarship program, recipients, sponsorship and making donations, visit the website at vgasf.org, email info@vgasf.org or write to the VGA Scholarship Fund at 145 Pine Haven Shores Road, Suite 2172, Shelburne, VT, 05482.

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Contact Austin Danforth at 651-4851 or edanforth@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter at @eadanforth.

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