Conroe senior Chad Sewell fired a 1-under-par 71 Saturday to capture the Conroe Invitational individual golf championship at Conroe Country Club. Sewell finished the two-day, 36-hole event with a 141 (70-71) for a two-shot triumph over Tristan Hawkins (72-71) of Magnolia High School.
The Woodlands boys lead by Will Arend’s 80-76 took third as a team. The Highlanders carded a 319 on the second day and finished with a 643.
College Park – Academy of Science and Technology’s Nicco Bracci lead the Cavaliers with 74-84 and Oak Ridge’s Conner Lilley lead the War Eagles with 78-79
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The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation announced that its scholarship application for the 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards is now open through December 18, 2016. High school seniors who run their own business and plan to attend a two- or four-year university, college, or vocational institute during the fall of 2017 are eligible to apply.
Apply Now: www.nfib.com/yea
“These young entrepreneurial talents are the future of our nation and it’s so important that we acknowledge and reward their creative and innovative spirits and tireless work ethic,” said Director of NFIB’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation, Molly Young. “NFIB’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation is proud to award 100 of our nation’s most impressive young business leaders with scholarships to encourage them to continue to build on their entrepreneurial dreams.”
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation offers scholarships that recognize high school seniors who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative through having established and run their own businesses. The scholarship program’s goal is to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the American economy.
Thanks to Visa Inc. and other small business supporters, ninety-five scholarship winners will receive a $2,000 award, and five students will be chosen as Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalists and will attend an event in Washington, DC. The Young Entrepreneur of the Year recipient will receive $15,000, the Dan Danner Leadership Award winner will receive $15,000, and the remaining three finalists will each receive $5,000.
What do students need to know?
- Students are able to apply October 1, 2016 thruDecember 18, 2016.
- The independent selection committee will review all applications and select semi-finalists. Semi-finalists will be notified by mid-January.
- Semi-finalists must be interviewed by an NFIB member, who will be assigned to each semi-finalist.
- The Award recipients are selected by an independent scholarship organization. Scholarships are merit-based, not based on financial need.
More information about the YEF scholarship program and past recipients is available here.
Rafael Ortiz continued his hot streak, scoring two goals for The Woodlands in Friday night’s 3-1 win over Conroe. His two goals bring his district total to 14. Wesley Mitchell added in The Woodlands’ other goal. click here for complete story
All season the College Park and The Woodlands girls swim teams have pushed and challenged each other.
So it was only fitting when the neighboring rivals – which are separated by just four miles – were in such close quarters in several races and in the Class 6A team standings at the University Interscholastic League state swimming and diving meet. Click here for complete story