Yorktown Student Athlete

Yorktown Funds Student Athlete of the Year

Overview:

-A scholarship is available for one male and one female high school student-athlete.

-The current amount of the scholarship is $2000 each.

-A panel of judges will select a male and female Student-Athlete of the Month.

-At the conclusion of the school year the panel will select the Student Athlete of the Year (both male and female).

Background:

The Virginia Talk Radio Network has teamed up with Yorktown Funds beginning in 2014 to provide a scholarship for student-athletes in the listening area. Community involvement is huge for our radio group and we see scholarship as one way to give back.

Eligibility:

-Only Varsity athletes will be considered and preference will be given to seniors.

-Eligible student-athletes must maintain a grade point average of 3.0

-Eligible student-athletes must perform with distinction in their sport

-Eligible student-athletes must perform with distinction away from the athletic fields as well.

Presentation/Recognition:

-Each month the Student Athletes of the Month will be profiled and recognized on all radio stations across the Virginia Talk Radio Network.

-At the end of the year, the two Student-Athletes of the Year will be recognized on all radio stations across the Virginia Talk Radio Network and awarded the scholarship.

Application Instructions:

-Nominations will be submitted by the Athletic Director by the end of each month.

-Athletic Directors will nominate one male and one female student-athlete of the month from their school.

-The Athletic Directors will present the athletes’ statistics for the month, their GPA and an example of their dedication to both their sport and their academics. Other extra-curricular activities will be considered as well.

If you know someone who deserves this award, fill out the form located below.

A printable version of the form is located here: If you have questions or concerns regarding the Yorktown Funds Student Athlete Scholarship call 434-534-8500 or email StudentAthleteCVA@wiqoradio.com