NYSSRA-Nordic, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of NYSSRA Racer Support Grants for the 2010-2011 Nordic racing season. A grant of $100 will be awarded to each of the following NYSSRA members:
Men – Tom Chappell, Matthew Forshey, Will Frielinghaus, Connor Green, Brian Halligan, Gavin Hess, Jason Hettenbaugh, Aaron Huneck, Austin Huneck, Eric Mallery, Peter Mallery, Seth Mares, and Chris Yarsevich.
Women – Gabriella Armstrong, Nina Armstrong, Hanna Barnes, Ashley Forshey, Glenice Gallagher, Marie Mueller, Margot Nitschke, Maddie Phaneuf, Olivia Phaneuf, Maile Sapp, Hilary Saucy, and Emma Zdgiebloski.
Grants have been awarded to members every Nordic ski race season since 1988 when the NYSSRA Racer Support Grant Program was established. Grant recipients are selected based on a letter of application that states specific reasons for the grant request and provides examples of ski race performance results.
All applicant letters submitted by members this season made a solid case for proposed use of the grant funds and strongly elaborated on their ski racing goals. NYSSRA-Nordic congratulates these racers and wishes them the best in fulfilling their goals for the 2011-2012 season.