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Sports Alliance Scholarship Applications Available

3 Feb, 2014


The Abilene Sports Alliance will once again offer a total of $8,000 in scholarships to 2014 graduating student athletes.  One male and one female athlete from Abilene Christian, Abilene, Cooper, and Wylie high schools will each receive $1,000 for their higher education costs.

Applications may be picked up in the high school Counselor’s office,  from the Athletic Coordinator/Director at each campus or downloaded from http://www.abilenevisitors.com/Sports then choose Sports Alliance Scholarship.  The completed application must be turned in to the campus Athletic Coordinator/Director by April 4.

The hugely successful Action Sports Medicine Champions Classic held annually has allowed the Sports Alliance to distribute these scholarships; to date $70,000 has been awarded to local graduates.  Football season is kicked off West Texas Style with this exciting weekend, generating enthusiasm, both locally and at the state and national level.

The Sports Alliance is a committee under the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau an affiliate of the Chamber of Commerce.  The Sports Alliance was created to generate revenue to the local economy through sporting events.  The goals for the committee are to increase existing tournaments and create new ones, have an enthusiastic volunteer base and offer competitive scholarship opportunities.

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