HOW TO APPLY: The deadline to submit 2021 applications has now PASSED. We are currently reviewing all applications. Winners will be notified in June.
Meet the winners of our MVP Scholarships below. These student athletes were chosen because their dedication to academics, athletics, and community. We have now awarded a total of $100,000.00 since 2016 to help students with the cost of their future education! Thank you to all our supporters, partners and sponsors who have helped make this possible! Your donations are helping our team change lives!
Check back in 2021 for information on how to apply next year!
Gavin graduated from Maple Grove senior high and plans to attend the University of Kansas and study Pre-Med/Biology. Gavin is a three sport athlete dominating in Soccer, Track and Wrestling despite being legally blind in his left eye. Gavin is a 5x letter winner in wrestling alone with 155 career varsity wins and has been the captain of his track and wrestling teams. Gavin has also won 4 academic letters, and scored in the 95th percentile in the US on his ACT.
Gavin enjoys giving back in his community by volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, the Patrick Schoonover Foundation, Maple Grove Youth Wrestling, and Saint Joseph Catholic Church.
Last November Gavin was diagnosed with myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart, this motivated him to work towards becoming a doctor. After medical school he would also like to serve in the Army Reserves as a combat physician, fulfilling his other career goal of serving as a US Army Officer and following the footsteps of his dad.
Alison graduated from Mankato West High School in Mankato continuing onto Minnesota State University, Mankato where she plans on studying Bio-Medical Sciences. Alison is a four year varsity soccer starter, two year captain, earning all-conference and all-state first team in 2019. Alison is also heavily involved in extra curricular activities at her school including: key club, link crew, project 4 teens, and knowledge bowl.
She was awarded the Big 9 scholar Athlete for being an outstanding scholar athlete and was awarded the Spotlight on Scholarship award by her high school, recognizing her for academic excellence.
Alison’s hobbies outside of school and athletics include baking, hiking, wakeboarding, paddle boarding and yoga. She is excited to major in Bio-Medical Sciences, followed by furthering her education in medical school, where her dream is working in pediatrics and caring for children.
Isabelle graduated from Grand Meadow High School in Grand Meadow, Minnesota and will continue her education at the University of Minnesota where she plans on studying Mass Communications. Isabelle is an impressive three sport athlete, with 14 letters in basketball, volleyball, and track. She is the captain of her basketball and volleyball team and a three-time state track participant, where she won 3rd place in the 4x100m state meet in 2019. Isabelle was also Class Vice President, Class Secretary and Executive Treasurer in student council, and a member of the national honor society at her high school.
She also earned the nickname “QB #1” from her basketball coach when she started as a varsity point guard in 9th grade.
When Isabelle isn’t at school, playing sports or volunteering she enjoys spending her time at the lake, fishing, golfing, boating and attending Minnesota sporting events.
Isabelle is excited to continue her education at the University of Minnesota and aspires to start a career that allows her to use her creativity in business advertising. She plans to study abroad, join a sorority and continue playing sports.