Category Archives: RECIPIENTS

2016 SoT WINNER

WESLEY LOW, JR SELECTED AS 2016 STAR OF TOMORROW WINNER

This year’s Star of Tomorrow is awarded to WESLEY LOW, JR.  He is presently a student at Wichita State University working toward a degree in Business.  He would like to pursue his love of bowling by becoming a professional bowler.  He is also hoping to pursue a job in the bowling industry using the business degree that he will have.  While in High School he maintained a grade point average of 3.6 and was Palmdale’s Highland High School Valedictorian and Golden State Seal Merit Award Recipient.  He currently has a Grade Point Average of 3.76 at Wichita State University and holds a 244 average.  He has 12 800 series with a high of 833, and has bowled 12 300 games. You can follow Wesley’s outstanding bowling performance on Twitter: @WesleyLow Continue reading 2016 SoT WINNER

2014 SoT WINNER

TRE WEBBER, CENTRAL SONOMA COUNTY, SELECTED AS 2014 STAR OF TOMORROW

By Phyl Knoll

TRE WEBBER is the 18-year old son of Troy and Tari Webber of Rohnert Park, California and is currently a Senior at Analy High School in Sebastopol. He has maintained a 3.28 GPA throughout his three years of high school and ranked 4th in his class of 284 students.  Webber possesses many skills and qualities.  He is mechanically inclined; has natural technical abilities; is meticulous, maintains strong work ethics, is self-motivated, conscientious, and has proven to be a strong problem solver in many areas.  He is gifted with learning new technologies while working with his hands in many fields of woodworking, auto repair and computers, to name just a few, and has his goals set on furthering his education in one or more of these fields while in college. Continue reading 2014 SoT WINNER

2012 SoT WINNER

CALIFORNIA USBC SELECTS PEDEN
FOR 2012 STAR OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP

By Phyl Knoll

RYAN PEDEN is a 17-year old senior at Sanger High School and a member of the Central California USBC Association.  He has made his parents, Geoff and Darla, and grandparents Steve and Lillian most proud, for maintaining a straight “A” average currently at Sanger High. He is officially credited as 1 of 10 in 639 students with an overall weighted GPA of 4.171 and CSU GPA of 4.360.  He is referred to by his educators as one of the brightest young men they have taught and described him as dedicated, enthusiastic, a team player, diligent and highly effective.  His tenacity and hard work, such as choosing to take five Advanced Placement classes his senior year, has made him a Continue reading 2012 SoT WINNER

2011 SoT WINNER

ANTHONY ROSE SELECTED FOR CALIFORNIA USBC 2011 “STAR OF TOMORROW” SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

By Phyl Knoll

ANTHONY J. ROSE of Carpinteria, son of Frank and Leanne Rose, graduated at age 16 from the Kolbe Academy High School in Napa and is currently a second-year student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is majoring in Hotel Administration and Events Management and continues to maintain an impressive 3.95 GPA, holding current membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) as well as Who’s Who’s Among American High School Students. Continue reading 2011 SoT WINNER

2010 SoT WINNERS

CALIFORNIA USBC SELECTS SHEPARD AND DUKE 2010 “STARS OF TOMORROW”

Applications were received from some of the “best” of our youth bowlers in California and after the difficult task of lengthy and careful review of the candidate packages, we take great pride in revealing to you….. The “Best of the Best” for our 2010 Star of Tomorrow $1,000 Scholarship Award.

NICOLE NALANI SHEPARD is the 18 year old daughter of Tom and Laura Shepard of Goleta, California. Nicole was always an achiever and all during her elementary school days her grades were stellar. She entered Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta with high aspirations for a college education. Nicole was selected to Who’s Who for outstanding Middle School and Continue reading 2010 SoT WINNERS

2009 SoT WINNER

FUJITA SELECTED FOR 2009 “STAR OF TOMORROW” SCHOLARSHIP

MICHAEL TAKEO FUJITA, JR.  is the 18-year old son of Mike and Kathi Fujita, from El Sobrante, California and is a Senior at De Anza High School in Richmond.

While maintaining an academic excellence in all assigned subjects during Grades 9-12, never receiving a Grade under A-, Michael has a GPA of 4.292.  His scholastic honors include the 2007 May Valley Community Award, which is presented annually to the high school student who makes a significant difference in his/her community.  Michael, showing the Continue reading 2009 SoT WINNER

2008 SoT WINNERS

CALIFORNIA USBC SELECTS 2008 STAR OF TOMORROW WINNERS:
DOUG FRISBIE and SAMANTHA JIMENEZ

SAMANTHA J. JIMENEZ is an 18-year old graduate of Rowland High School, Rowland Heights – Class of 2007, posting a GPA of 3.8. She was an outstanding member of the high school Volleyball team from 2003-2007.

Samantha is currently enrolled as a freshman at San Antonio Community College in Walnut, majoring in Photography and Business.  Her goal is to graduate with her masters in both majors and has hopes to open her own Photography Studio.

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2007 SoT WINNERS

2007 STAR OF TOMORROW WINNERS: ROSE BROWN and DOUG LAUER

ROSE LYNN BROWN of Modesto, is a senior at Grace M. Davis High School, Modesto, where she  maintains  a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.0, ranking 7th in her class of 603 students.  She has been a member of the California Scholarship Federation for four years.

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