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Grand Island Soccer Club - Scholarships & Awards

These Are Given Annually To Deserving Soccer Athletes and Those Involved In The Running & Organization Of The Club - Thank you All!


Scholarships:

Each year the Grand Island Soccer Club Board of Directors solicits from 'Seniors' applications for, and then votes on up to 5 recipients of up to $600 scholarships each.

2017 Scholarship Application:

2017 applications were available as part of the Grand Island High School 'scholarship packets'. The applications are now being processed and recipients will be announced at graduation.

2016 Scholarship Recipients:

We are proud to announce the Grand Island Soccer Club 2016 John A. Koller & Richard E. Jones Memorial Scholarship recipients, they are both extremely deserving. Congratulations to these youngsters, as these scholarships are awarded based upon their efforts to give back to the Grand Island Soccer Club across many different roles and activities (as club volunteers, program facilitators, coaches and referees across GISC's different programs and age groups):

  • Claire Ahne
  • Eric Albrecht

Previous Years Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2016 - Claire Ahne & Eric Albrecht
  • 2015 - Carly Bernatovicz, Justin Figler, Connor Harrigan, Colin Osborn & Drew Pitts
  • 2014 - Kurtis Johnson, Brentyn Mendel & James Osborn
  • 2013 - Dalton Pitts, James Rustowicz, Jacob Dixon & Lydia Bernatovicz
  • 2012 - Dominic Morrell, Jodi Lee, Jenna Lee & Jessica Bamberg
  • 2011 - Ariana Mendel, Alaina Pariso, Sara Victor, Nicholas Masiello & Jessica Osvath
  • 2010 - Jeremy Figler, Joseph Fischer & Anthony Grande
  • 2009 - Maria Buyer, Samantha Forysinski & Jenna Hutzler

Awards:

In 2009 Grand Island Soccer Club initiated an awards recognition program designed to recognize and acknowledge the folks who 'make it happen' for the Club to provide the quality soccer opportunities to the youth of Grand Island.

2016 Award Recipients - Thank you:

Grand Island Soccer Club is proud to announce the following recipients for 'Volunteer', 'Coach' & Legacy Awards for 2016

  • Volunteer of the Year - Patricia Shaw
  • Coach of the Year Award - Roger Hutton
  • Legacy Award - Rom Figler

Thank you to all who submitted entries, and to everyone who helps make this club the success that it is.

 

Volunteer of the Year: was established to honor those individuals who have gone above and beyond in their support of the GISC. These individuals have given countless hours toward the betterment of the club either in board participation, fundraising, giving clinics, being an age group coordinator, representing the club in local, regional or state meetings or other assistance.

 

Coach of the Year was established to honor those individuals who over the course of the year, including all seasons displayed high qualities of coaching excellence. In their involvement with their team(s) these coaches exemplified high character, commitment, dedication and developed their teams to the maximum level of their collective talents.

 

Legacy Honoree Award was established to honor those individuals who have gone above and beyond in their support of the GISC over the course of many years. The Legacy Award is considered the most prestigious of our honors. Nominees shall have a minimum of 10 years of involvement with the club. Through their work with soccer on Grand Island, these individuals have left an ever-lasting impact. They have given countless hours toward the betterment of the club either in coaching, board participation, fundraising, giving clinics, being an age group coordinator, representing the club in local, regional or state meetings or other assistance.

Previous Years Award Recipients:

  • Volunteer of the Year:
    • 2016 - Patricia Shaw
    • 2015 - Chris Kam
    • 2014 - Roger Hutton
    • 2012 - Lisa Harrigan
    • 2011 - Mike Rudney
    • 2010 - Bethany Beratovicz
    • 2009 - Terri Pitts
  • Coach of the Year:
    • 2016 - Roger Hutton
    • 2015 - Todd Schiffmacher & Mike Hanes
    • 2014 - Brian Ailinger
    • 2011 - Gary Dixon
    • 2010 - Tony Pariso
    • 2009 - Brett Banker
  • Legacy Honoree:
    • 2016 - Rom Figler
    • 2015 - Mark & Sherry Schimley
    • 2014 - Ray Billica
    • 2012 - John Gorton
    • 2011 - Charlie Burngasser
    • 2010 - Bill Waddington
    • 2009 - Clive Roughsedge

For More Information About Grand Island Soccer Contact The President at president@gisoccerclub.org 

     

 
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2016 Scholarship Recipients - Claire Ahne & Eric Albrecht

2016 Scholarship Winners

Eric Albrecht & Claire Ahne
(with Mike Rudney & Scott Boyko)

 

2015 Scholarship recipients: Carly Bernatovicz

 

2015 Scholarship recipients: Justin Figler & Connor Harrigan

2015 Scholarship Winners

(Top: Mike Rudney & Carly Bernatovicz

Bottom: Mike Rudney presenting to: Justin Figler & Connor Harrigan
(Not pictured: Colin Osborn & Drew Pitts)

 

2016 Award Recipients - Rom Figler, Patricia Shaw & Roger Hutton

2016 Legacy Award Recipients

Rom Figler (Legacy Award)
Patricia Shaw (Volunteer Award)
Roger Hutton (Coach of Year)

 

2015 Legacy Award Recipients - Mark & Sherry Schimley

2015 Legacy Award Recipients

Mark & Sherry Schimley

 

2015 Volunteer of the Year Recipient  Chris Kam

2015 Volunteer of the Year

Chris Kam with Mike Rudney

 

2015 Coach of the Year Recipients - Todd Schiffmacher & Mike Hanes2015 Coaches of the Year

Todd Schiffmacher & Mike Hanes

with Mike Rudney