CHSA is pleased to announce the awarding of three scholarships, two in the amount of $2,000 and one in the amount of $1,000. This year was the most completive as far as the number and quality of the applicants. The scholarship recipients for this year are Kim Brown, Amanda Olberg and Christen Scarpa.
Kim graduated from Quinnipiac University, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is continuing her studies at Quinnipiac in the Master of Arts in teaching program. She has also studied in Australia. This past summer she continued her involvement with the City Slicker program (a multi-cultural summer equestrian camp program for children at risk) as Assistant Camp Director. Kim was also enrolled in an intensive summer semester with the goal of completing her Master’s program within the year. She will be interning at Amity Regional Senior High School in Woodbridge this fall.
Amanda is a junior this year at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. She enjoys competing at the CHSA, CHJA and USEF adult jumpers throughout the Northeast. She volunteers for the Pet Loss Support Hotline and Voices Magazine both of which are Cornell sponsored programs where she will be the Treasurer this fall.
Christen graduated from Stonington High School and will be continuing her education at Quinnipiac University in the Business Program. She is an accomplished flutist, horse show competitor and volunteer. She has successfully competed in a number of Hunter Jumper and Equitation events in New England. Christen has also been a volunteer for the Animal Rescue Fund, Mystic Valley Hunt Club Summer Festival and the Amistad Friendship Society.
CHSA congratulates this years Scholarship winners.