DEAN SHORTRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP

Junior Golf Aberdeen is proud to offer the Dean Shortridge Scholarship.
TWO $1000 college scholarships to be awarded to local junior golfers.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS AUGUST 31, 2020

Congratulations to our past winners

2019 Winners - Camryn Wipf





A $1000 scholarship has been awarded for the 2019-2020 school year to Camryn Wipf of Aberdeen, SD.  Camryn played high school varsity golf for Aberdeen Central, and was a regular on the SDGA Sanford Junior Golf Tour.  Camryn has been active in The First Tee of South Dakota achieving the Ace Level and serving as a coach and mentor with The First Tee program in Aberdeen.  She graduated as one of the top students in her class and is attending Northern State University and pursuing a degree in elementary education.





In addition, three $250 scholarship winners were awarded:

  Lucas Schaefbauer of Aberdeen, SD is a former State A High School Team and Individual Champion for Roncalli High School.  He is also a coach and mentor for The First Tee of South Dakota and is attending South Dakota State University, while playing on the men’s golf team.
 
  Emily Kokales of Aberdeen graduated from Roncalli High School, played on the varsity girls golf team along with many other prep sports, and was an outstanding student and school leader.  She is attending the University of South Dakota.
 
  Brooklyn Hofer, a graduate of Aberdeen Central High School, achieved the Ace Level in The First Tee of South Dakota, and enjoyed an outstanding junior golf career.   She is attending Concordia St. Paul (MN) and playing on the women’s golf team.

 

 

2018 Winner - Sydney Wirebaugh

Sydney Wirebaugh of Aberdeen, SD is an Aberdeen Central High School graduate and varsity leader of the Central Girls Golf team while enjoyed a standout junior golf career in the region.  Sydney has been active in The First Tee of South Dakota achieving the Ace Level and serving as a coach and mentor with The First Tee program in Aberdeen.  She graduated as one of the top students in her class and is attending South Dakota State University, playing on the Women’s Golf team, and pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

2017 Winner - Mikayla Santjer

Mikayla Santjer of Aberdeen, SD, an Aberdeen Central High School graduate and varsity leader of the Central Girls Golf team. She is attending Post University in Waterbury, CT, playing on the Women’s Golf & Hockey teams, and pursuing a degree in equine studies.

2016 Winner - Connor Preston

Connor Preston of Aberdeen, SD, is an Aberdeen Central High School graduate and five year stand out for the Central Golf program. He is attending Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD, playing on the Men’s Golf team, and pursuing a degree in Graphic Design.

2015 Winners - Josh Anderson & Zach Streier

Josh Anderson graduated from Aberdeen Central High School and will be attending the University of South Dakota.
Zach Streier is a 2015 Aberdeen Roncalli High School graduate and will be attending South Dakota State University.