Five Fenwick High School students have been named recipients of the Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The seniors named include Adam Aguilar, Joseph Daley, Daniel Feldmeier, Massimo Flight, and Miguel Martinez.
The Chick Evans Scholarship is a golf-related grant founded by Charles “Chick Evans” that is given to deserving caddies who will be attending college in the fall. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years and covers full tuition and housing.
Currently, 965 students nationwide are recipients of the award. Last year, seven Fenwick students were awarded the annual grant.
“The Evans Scholarship Program has provided a truly exceptional opportunity to our students over the years,” said Richard Borsch, Associate Principal and Director of Student Services at Fenwick. “Again this year, the selection committee has granted full scholarships to an exceptional number of our seniors. We are both proud and grateful.”
Four basic facts regarding the Chick Evans Scholarship:
- The average value of an Evans Scholarship is $100,000
- The college graduation rate for Evans Scholars is 95%
- Evans Scholars’ collective, cumulative GPA is 3.3
- The program’s scholarship costs exceed $20 million annually
The five Fenwick seniors join 20 other Friars in school history to have ever received the grant, which has been active since 1930.