The $2,500 Tippmann Sports National Scholarship Award goes to
Michael Zuppa, from Ooltewah, Tn. He is graduating from TheMcCallie School in Chattanooga, TN this spring. Cim Laude, as a AP Scholar withHonors, with a perfect score on his SAT. He has been accepted to Georgia Tech,Duke University, University of Tennessee, University of South Carolina, Clemsonand Stanford, all in the school of Engineering.
Mike has been playing since he was 11 years old, afield/tournament referee and also conducts free player workshops for youngplayers at his home field, Insane Paintball in Chattanooga, TN. He is a memberof the professional paintball team "Chattanooga Cross Eye".
Besides paintball he is a member of the varsity swim team,and has achieved MVP on the National SAA Swim Team. His community serviceactivities included YMCA youth Leadership, Habitat of Humanity, SummerMentor/Teacher for rising swimmers, helps with the Tornado Disaster Relief andvolunteers at different community clean-up projects.
The $500 NPPL Regional Award Winners are:
Ryan Hopkins, from Ridgeway,VA who plans to attend VirginiaTech in Engineering. Home field is Adventure Beach PB in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Zachary Blunier, from Decatur, AL who plans to attend theUniversity of Alabama in Mechanical Engineering/Robotics. Home field Liberty PBin Decatur AL.
Dayton Bridwell, Montague, CA who plans to attend The ArtInstitute of California in Culinary Arts. Home field Mountain Valley PB inGrenada, CA.
Brandon Smith, Nazareth, PA. who plans to attend VirginiaTech, in Political Science. Home field Skirmish PB in Jim Thorpe, PA.
Federico Salinas, Eagle Pass,TX who plans to attendUniversity of TX, in Mechanical Engineering. Home field Eagle Pass PB Club inEagle Pass, TX.
Ashley Bogart, Erwin,TN who plans to attend East TnUniversity, in Sports Medicine. Home field The Alternative Sports PB inBlountville TN.
Just wanted to say congratulations to everyone who participated and thank you for all of the support from the industry. I'm Ryan, I won one of the regional ones
Edited by Uncle Eggos, 02 May 2012 - 07:01 PM.