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The Foundation for Global Sports Development Awards 10 Students the Exceptional Youth Scholarship

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LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Foundation for Global Sports Development's Exceptional Youth Scholarship has been awarded to 10 college-bound students. The scholarship is in recognition of the students' outstanding academic achievements and commitment to community service. Each scholarship recipient will receive $5,000 to offset the costs of attending a four-year university or college.

Dr. Steven Ungerleider, GSD Executive Board Member, praised the students, "These ten scholarship award winners stood out from the other applicants because of their incredible academic performance, as well as their record of volunteer working within their communities."

"This is what the Exceptional Youth Scholarship is all about," added David Ulich, GSD Executive Board Member. "We want to find those students who value their community and are well poised to make a difference. Many deserving students lack the financial resources necessary to attend school, and we hope to remove that barrier with this scholarship."

GSD's 2018 Exceptional Youth Scholarship winners are:

  •     David Ajoku, Los Angeles, CABucknell University
  •     Alondra Chavez Valencia, Healdsburg, CAWellesley College
  •     Ricardo Crescencio, Antioch, TNUniversity of Tennessee at Knoxville
  •     Claire Flynn, Burbank, CAUniversity of California – Los Angeles
  •     Annie Ghandour, Lubbock, TXTexas Tech University
  •     Nicholas Passanese, Lewiston, NYRochester Institute of Technology
  •     Ryan Scivally, Clearwater, FLUniversity of Florida
  •     Max Tortorelli, Corpus Christi, TXUniversity of Texas at Austin
  •     Darius White, Chattanooga, TNMiddle Tennessee State University
  •     Kacey Yip, Allison Park, PAWashington University in St. Louis

To learn more about the Exceptional Youth Scholarship and The Foundation for Global Sports Development, please visit their website at http://www.GlobalSportsDevelopment.org.

About Global Sports Development
Working closely with international sports federations, generous donors and committed athletes, The Foundation for Global Sports Development promotes sportsmanship, education, fair play and ethics among the world's youth. The Foundation gives special emphasis to groups and communities that are most in need or most underserved by current programs, including women, minorities and youth in areas where the risk of delinquency is particularly high. Visit http://www.globalsportsdevelopment.org to learn more.

 

SOURCE The Foundation for Global Sports Development

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