Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Congratulations 2010 BEF Academic Scholarship Recipients

The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Academic Scholarship Program 2010 scholarship winners have been selected. BEF scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have benefited from the sport of billiards and are pursuing a college education. The scholarships are divided into two categories: the BEF Excellence in Education scholarship ($5,000 awarded over two years), and the BEF Aiming for Higher Education scholarship (seven $1,000 awards).

Each recipient must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA; must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT or 1050 or higher on the SAT; must be accepted to an accredited undergraduate academic program; take at least 12 credit hours per semester; have submitted a 500-1000 word essay on how billiards has been an integral part of his or her life; submitted a letter outlining their academic achievements, leadership and/or community service work and a description of their background and career objectives.

Congratulations 2010 Winners!!

BEF “Excellence in Education” Scholarship ($5,000 awarded over a two- year term)

Rebecca Lambert of Louisville, KY

BEF “Aiming for Higher Education” Scholarships ($1,000 award)

William Abernathy of Albuquerque, NM

Cole Cameron of Milbank, SD

Brandt Davies of Hopkinton, MA

Samantha Hawkins of Placerville, CA

Katie Lakotka of Windsor, CT

Liz Lovely of Centerville, OH

Courtney Nelson of Bodfish, CA

Essays may be viewed on the BEF website at www.BilliardEducation.org.

About Billiard Education Foundation

The Billiard Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization committed to furthering the standard of excellence and leadership within the billiard community by engaging in activities related to the education and cultural advancement of tomorrow’s leaders. The BEF funds academic scholarships, produces the Junior National 9-Ball Championships, sponsors billiard athletes to attend the WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships and promotes “Pool In School” programs. For more information about the BEF please visit www.BilliardEducation.org.

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