Evans Scholarships Awarded to 14 in Northern Ohio


Western Golf Association Evans Scholarship Foundation14 students from Northern Ohio have been awarded the Evans Scholarship, a prestigious full tuition and housing college grant offered to outstanding student caddies.

The award winners were notified in an online selection interview held January 14th. The students will begin college in the fall of 2021 as Evans Scholars, with most attending either The Ohio State University or Miami University, where they will live in the Evans Scholarship House.

The estimated value of an Evans Scholarship is $120,000 over four years.

Four of the scholarship recipients caddie at Elyria Country Club, four at Inverness Club in Toledo, two at Sylvania Country Club, and one each from Toledo, Lakewood, Canterbury and Beechmont Country Clubs.

“Each of these deserving young students epitomizes what our Program has been about since its creation in 1930,” said WGA Chairman Kevin Buggy. “Their dedication, hard work and sacrifice is humbling, and we are honored to be able to help them pursue their dreams.”

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The list of 14 Northern Ohio recipients of the 2021 Evans Scholarship:

NameCityHigh SchoolSponsoring ClubAwarded University
Logan JanikAmherstMarion L Steele High SchoolElyria Country ClubThe Ohio State University
Samantha HrubyGraftonKeystone High SchoolElyria Country ClubMiami University
Rudolph CollinsShaker HeightsShaker Heights High SchoolBeechmont CCThe Ohio State University
Nikelle PledgerShaker HeightsShaker Heights High SchoolCanterbury Golf ClubThe Ohio State University
Gina SilvestriSylvaniaEvergreen High SchoolInverness ClubThe Ohio State University
KeShaun BaileyToledoCentral Catholic High SchoolInverness ClubThe Ohio State University
Evan CarrollToledoSaint John’s Jesuit HSSylvania Country ClubMiami University
Delaney ConleyToledoWhitmer High SchoolInverness ClubThe Ohio State University
George HajjarToledoSylvania Northview HSSylvania Country ClubUniversity of Michigan
Evan HumphreyVermilionVermilion High SchoolElyria Country ClubThe Ohio State University
Braden WalczakVermilionVermilion High SchoolElyria Country ClubThe Ohio State University
Noah WrightWatervilleWestlake High SchoolLakewood Country ClubMiami University
Evan PenningtonWaseonAnthony Wayne High SchoolToledo Country ClubThe Ohio State University
Timothy RenceWestlakeWestlake High SchoolLakewood Country ClubMiami University

— story courtesy of Chris Horne, ECC

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