CHSA Awards Two Scholarships!

CHSA has awarded two scholarships of $1,800 each to two of our young members, Caitlin Lewis and Kim Brown.

Caitlin_lewis_photo_1Caitlin Lewis is a graduate of Bristol Central High School where she was in the National Honor Society, took advanced placement classes, was on the Student Council and a member of the book club. She has been a high school volunteer in the elementary schools and is involved in the City Slicker Program at Hillside Equestrian Meadows.  Caitlin has shown successfully in the Hunter, Jumper and Western Pleasure divisions.  In 2003 she was the CHSA Stock Seat Equitation Champion in the 15-17 age group.  She is currently attending the University of Connecticut majoring in Animal Science with the hope of becoming a large animal veterinarian.

Kim_brown_1This is Kim’s third year as a CHSA scholarship winner.  She is now in her junior year at Quinnipiac University where she continues to excel in her studies.  She was fortunate enough to be chosen to spend her sophomore year studying abroad in Australia where she had many exciting experiences including backpacking through various areas and volunteering in village schools.  She is a Resident Advisor at school and has been accepted into the Master of Arts Teaching Program. She has been involved for many years with the City Slicker Program that brings urban and suburban youth together in an equine program.