Almost $15,000 is being handed out through the 2018 Saskatchewan Academic and Golf Excellence (SAGE) scholarship program this year.
The funding is dispersed to the recipients based on academics, sporting excellence, and being a Golf Saskatchewan member while being a high school or post-secondary education student.
There are a pair of Graham DeLaet Scholarships each valued at $1,500; Yorkton’s Kade Johnson and Prince Albert’s Cory Selander are this year’s beneficiaries. Carson Harcourt of Kipling is the Golf Saskatchewan Scholarship winner. The Kenosee Golf Club member receives $1,000. The $1,000 Ron Young Scholarship is going to Willows Golf Club member Marc Sweeney. The Kozy Scholarship recipient, also worth $1,000 is Moose Jaw’s Michael Flagel.
Andrew Campbell of Saskatoon, Estevan’s Logan Chernoff, Prince Albert golfer Joshua Guthrie, and Deer Park/Melville Golf Club player Chloe Sies will all receive $1,000 in funding for academics. Campbell is a member at the Willows, he received the Cooke-Kinnear Scholarship. Chernoff calls the Woodlawn Golf Club home, he gets the Fletcher-Reid Scholarship. Guthrie golfs at the Cooke Municipal Golf Club; his bursary is named in honour of Bill Gordon and Sies of Melville claims the Leddy-Heywood Scholarship.
Evergreen Golf Club in Nipawin member Tenesha Pompu is the recipient of the Meredith MacPherson-Stalwick Memorial Scholarship valued at just over $1,034. The Dr. Garry Hayes Memorial Scholarship benefits a pair of golfers, Royal Regina Golf Club members Jacob Kydd and Alexandra Schmidt each receive almost $550 each.
The Golf Saskatchewan High School Bursary worth $400 each is being awarded to Evergreen member Veronika Duchscherer and Lauren Fox of Creighton.
You can find more information of the SAGE scholarships here.