Congratulations to Eve Schmitt, the winner of the 2021 Iowa
State USBC Scholarship. For winning she receives a $1000
scholarship which is renewable for up to four years by meeting
the grade point average guidelines. She is a member of the
DeWitt USBC youth and bowls at DeWitt Lanes.
She has been in youth bowling for seven years and has participated in Youth State tournament, district and state Pepsi tournaments along with local city tournaments throughout the years.
In school she was in concert and marching band for all four years. She was a member of the high school 2nd place team in 2020 and the 3rd place team in 2021 in high school bowling. She participated in track along with being in the National Art Honor Society.
Her outside activities include doing 2 mission trips to Mexico through her church along with serving at the holiday and graduation dinners at church. She is a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo is also an instructor. She currently works at Subway and has done detasseling in the past.
Her future plans include attending Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids to get a degree in Landscape Design.
Jena Edwards of DeWitt was the winner of an $800 scholarship
for the leadership skills she has exhibited at her local
center, DeWitt Lanes. She has been on the local Board of
Directors for 2 years. She has helped at numerous tournaments
by score monitoring as well as helping with the association
trivia nights. She also helped set up and coordinate the local
youth tournament held in the spring. She has bowled in local
and District family doubles, district and state Pepsi and
qualified for Junior Gold in Cleveland when she was 12.
She is also very active in the youth leagues by helping the younger bowlers on Monday and Thursday leagues as well as during the Pee Wee leagues. Many of the youth bowlers locally look up to her for her help and leadership in helping them toke their games to a higher level.
Besides her help with the youth bowling leagues she has been a youth delegate to the Iowa State youth conferences for the last few years. In this year’s Iowa State Youth Championship tournament, she got first place in Girls Division 1 singles and Girls Division 1 All events earning a $200 in scholarships.
She is also a two-year letter winner in High School bowling, she is also involved in Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, Speech, jazz, concert & marching band along with several small instrumental groups, Dance Marathon that helps the University of Iowa Stead Family Hospital, and she is also President of her local 4-H club.
Emilee Hall of Camanche was the winner of an $800
scholarship for her skills on the lanes. This award is based
on bowling scores. She has bowled 6 – 270 plus games, plus
numerous other 225 and above games. She has had 5 – 700 plus
series, along with 5 – 650 plus series, and 8 – 625 plus
She has participated in Family Doubles local and district along with district and state Pepsi. She has also bowled in the Iowa State Youth championship tournament. She was also a three-year letter winner for Camanche in High School bowling.
Troy Edmonds from Camanche was the winner of an $800
scholarship for his skills on the lanes. This award is based
on bowling scores. He has bowled 1 – 300 game, 1 – 298 game, 6
– 275 plus games, and 10 – 250 plus games so far in his
career. He has shot and 863 and 801 series, along with 9 – 700
series. He was his local Doubles Champion in the Camanche
Youth City tournament.
He was a two year letter winner in high school along with bowling the River City Scratch tournaments, Quad City Bowling tour, and Great Iowa Scholarship Bowling Club tournaments.
One of the five winners of the Earl Anthony Scholarship this
year is a bowler from Iowa. He will receive a $5000
scholarship that is named in honor of the legendary hall of
famer who was dedicated to helping youth bowlers.
Kyle Holmes is a senior at Central DeWitt High School, where he has been a fixture on the honor roll, while taking honors and AP classes. He is a member of the National Honor Society, a standout in Odyssey of the Mind and has been part of his school's choir and musicals. He also has participated in bowling, football baseball and track.
Community service has played a large role in Holmes' high school career, and he has been involved in ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, blood drives, food drives, school functions, church activities and using his musical abilities in performance of the national anthem or holiday caroling throughout his community.
Holmes is a member of the DeWitt USBC youth leagues.
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