The Brent Kurrle Scholarship is offered to a just-graduated league swimmer who best embodies the enthusiasm displayed by Mr. Kurrle, the longtime league official who died during the summer of 2006. This swimmer should possess many of the following traits, and more:
A swimmer dedicated to his/her summer team, regardless of participation in winter swimming or not
A swimmer who displays great sportsmanship toward opponents
A swimmer who is positive role model to younger swimmers
A swimmer who practices with zeal
A swimmer who handles victories with humility
A swimmer who handles defeat with grace
In total, a swimmer who embraces the concept of community swimming
To become eligible for the scholarship:
Coach/team president must recommend a swimmer and write a letter of recommendation. The candidate must write an essay of no more than 800 words expressing the benefits of swimming competitively and how the experience of participating in the East Severna Park Swim League was a positive experience. The candidate must be a swimmer who has graduated from high school.
The deadline is 15 July 2018.
Send the Nomination letter and Essay to the email addresses listed here:
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Impartial ESPL representatives will review the essays and recommendations from coaches and decide on a scholarship winner to be announced at a Medal Meet..