Two scholarships awarded for 2016-2017 school year

Posted June 24, 2016 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

Bailyn Bench with Scholarship Committee Chair, Terry Kenny

The Scholarship Committee of the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association has selected two students to receive a scholarship of $4,000 to begin this fall.

Bailyn Bench has worked at Treesdale Golf & Country Club for the last four years as a server. She is presently a freshman at Penn State University where she is studying chemical engineering.

Audrey Dougherty has worked as a caddie at Oakmont Country Club since 2012. She is a graduate of Freeport Area High School and plans to attend The Citadel in the fall.

Audrey Dougherty with Scholarship Committee Chair, Terry Kenny

Each student has outstanding overall qualifications in terms of work at a WPGA Member Club, academics, and extra-curricular and community activities.

Both will join the nine students presently receiving WPGA Scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year. The WPGA Scholarship Committee’s commitment to these students is $44,000 for next year.