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Gurnsey Scholarship Winners announced

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  • Wednesday, 15 May 2013 15:01
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For immediate release: The Bob Gurnsey Scholarship fund is very pleased to announce the winners and recipients for this year's scholarship assistance. This was not an easy task for the board members to evaluate each submission as there were numerous essays that were well written with interesting content.

"While we would like to support ALL the students who submitted their essays this year" states board chairman Jim Lively, "only the ones with the top marks as graded by the board will be receiving financial assistance for their educational institution of choice. Thanks one and all for sending in your essays and special thanks to all that help support the fund annually"

The following students were chosen to receive assistance from The Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Fund. Each submission was carefully graded for spelling and punctuation, Originality and the Ability to Express.

$2,500 Tippmann Sports Award  - Mathew Harley Scott studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
Local Field: Phoenix Paintball

$2,500 Valken Sports Award - Nickolas Vernadakis studying Biophysics at the University of Connecticut
Local Field: Boston Paintball

$1,000 Players Award - Bryce McCarthy studying Cinematography/Videography at Emerson College
Local Field: PnL Paintball

$1,000 Players Award - John Dempsey studying Business & Marketing at West Virginia University    
Local Field: Skyline Paintball

$1,000 Players Award - Sean Griggs studying Biology at Texas Christian University
Local Field: Predator Paintball

$500 Field Owners Award - Andrew Goto studying Speech Communication at The University of Central Florida
Local Field: G.I. Direct Paintball

$500 Field Owners Award - Andrew Goyer  studying Engineering at Bridgewater College
Local Field: WarPlay Paintball

$500 Field Owners Award - Adrian Rivera studying Biology/Science at Brigham Young University
Local Field: Warriors for Christ Paintball Ministry 

Once again a very special congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients and to all of the fund supporters that help establish the fund annually.

$2,500 National Scholarship Awards
Tippmann Sports
Valken Sports

$1,000 Players Scholarship Awards

National Professional Players League
Planet Eclipse
Paintball Gear Canada
Cossio Insurance Agency
Catshack Reports
Viper Paintball
Paintball Extravaganza
Quarter Master PB
PB Buying Group
Ms. Tina Ruzzo
Mr. Laurence Miller
Mr. Tony Porras

$500 Field Owners Scholarship Awards

Three Rivers PB Park
Wasaga Beach PB Park
Hell Survivors
Adventure Beach PB
E.M.R. PB Park
The Bob Gurnsey scholarship Fund is an ongoing project. To see to its longevity, we as a community must continue to do what we can to build the necessary funds. Please consider a donation, for more information please visit‎

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