FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NAGWS Announces Winner of Mary Jenning Sports Scholarship Spring/Summer 2009
The Mary Jennings Sport Camp Scholarship Fund was created to help encourage girls between the ages of 10 – 14 to pursue their athletic dreams. We award this scholarship twice a year. Lara Lathrop was chosen for this Spring/Summer scholarship after a careful review of her academic achievements and an essay on "why I want to attend a camp". She will be attending the Nike Tennis Camp in MA this June.
Next scholarship will be awarded this fall. Deadline for application submission is October 1, 2009. Please visit here to download application and for detailed instructions.
For additional questions, please contact AJ Ries at email@example.com or 703-476-3452.
The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) is a century-old professional membership organization with a mission to develop and deliver equitable and quality sport opportunities to all girls and women through relevant research, advocacy, leadership development, educational strategies and programming in a manner that promotes social justice and change. NAGWS is one of five national associations of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) based in Reston, VA.
The vision of AAHPERD is "Healthy People – Physically Educated and Physically Active!" Headquartered in Reston, VA, 25 miles west of Washington, DC, AAHPERD is the largest organization of professionals involved in physical education, physical activity, dance, school health and sport--all specialties related to achieving an active, healthy lifestyle. Its mission is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance and sport by providing its members with a comprehensive and coordinated array of resources, support and programs to help practitioners improve their skills to further the health and well-being of the American public. For more information, visit www.aahperd.org.