Scholarship applications are now being accepted for Okemo Valley youth interested in attending a weekend competition program for the 2010 winter. Scholarships are awarded by the following criteria:
A resident of Ludlow, Cavendish, Proctorsville, Chester, Perkinsville, Springfield, Mt. Holly or Plymouth.
Enrolled in grades 5th-12th and in good academic standing
Demonstrated interest in and commitment to skiing (Alpine or Freestyle) or snowboarding.
Parents or guardians are in need of financial support and are supportive of their child's pursuit of training
The Scholarship Fund, part of the Ludlow Teen Center, was founded in memory of Sue and Dick McCostis, ski instructors at Okemo Mountain. Two additional scholarships have been added: The Kevin Stillwell Scholarship in memory of Kevin, a member of the first snowboard team at Black River High School and the Peter Noyes Scholarship, in honor of Pete, an avid Okemo skier.
A board of directors administers the McCostis Scholarship Fund. Completed applications must be received by November 8 and should be sent to: LTC - Scholarship Application, 106 Main St. Ludlow, VT 05149
Applications for scholarships are available at the Ludlow Teen Center and Okemo Mountain School. To learn more contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org.