AV Boosters Scholarship Applications NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSION
The application window for all AV Athletic scholarships for graduating seniors is now open. This is where membership has its privileges! 2 years of boosters membership is required for submission. Applications will be accepted ONLINE ONLY this year. Please click the following link to submit your application. You must submit an application by Friday, April 6, 2018 in order to be considered for a scholarship.
Boosters will be awarding the following named scholarships in addition to other monetary awards:
The Selway Scholarship was established by the AV Athletic Boosters in appreciation of Bill Selway’s time and dedication to the AV Athletic Boosters. This award is given to the student who has excelled athletically and academically, has set a positive example for others to follow, and whose parents have been very active in AV Athletic Boosters programs ($1500).
The Mattos Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Steve Mattos who served the AV Athletic Boosters and Amador for many years. Steve’s great sense of humor was matched by his dedication to family and community. This award is given to the student that has a volunteer spirit and can do attitude that serve as a model for future Amador students and parents ($1000).
The Mano Family Scholarship was established in 2002 by the AV Athletic Boosters to recognize the two decades of service to the club by Ken and Carolyn Mano. As the club treasurer, Ken was instrumental in bringing the successful eScrip program to Amador. Ken still serves the club today as the Chairperson for Amador’s partnership with Special Olympics. This award is given to the student athlete that has a never give up attitude and whose parents have provided on- going support to the AV Athletic Boosters ($1000).
The Jared Johansen Memorial Scholarship was established in 2012 to honor the memory of Jared Johansen. Jarad Johansen, an Amador graduate who passed away suddenly in November, 2011 at the age of 27. Jared’s parents, Alan and Christy have been active members of the Pleasanton community and were always very visible at Amador athletic and booster events. Jared as well as his brothers Nick and Nate were all respected athletes at Amador. This award is being given to an outstanding Amador student-athlete who has earned the respect of teammates and teachers while demonstrating exemplary scholastic achievement, sportsmanship, character, and determination in the classroom and on the playing field ($1000).
The scholarships will be awarded based on the following criteria:
Booster Membership – Minimum 2 year membership required
Amador sport – Minimum 1 year required
Parental Involvement – Parent volunteer contribution to AV Athletic Boosters during the applicants school years
Proof of GPA scores – Upload transcript
Additional Information – Activities in the community above and beyond the minimum requirements of the school in addition to your experiences as a student athlete.
The Boosters will not notify application of winning or denial of the application. The winners will receive an invitation to attend Senior Recognition night (5/24/18), sent by AVHS. The invitation will not list what group(s) sent the invitation, as this is a surprise.
Applications are due on or before April 6, 2018
Best of Luck from the AV Athletic Boosters!
Link to Application: http://www.amadorsports.com/organizations/2708/pages/131585