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City of Nampa

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Seven local students earn $2,000 scholarships from annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament

Golf Scholarship Recipients 2020

The Nampa Golf Commission awarded $14,000 in scholarships to seven college-bound students thanks to several local sponsors, 30 hole sponsors and 32 teams participating in the annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament. The event raises money for summer youth golf programs in Nampa, Mayor’s Teen Council and provides scholarships to high school senior golf students. 

The following high school seniors received $2,000 scholarships:

  • Jackson Cook, Skyview High School
  • Gabriel Dennis, Nampa Christian High School
  • Brian Johannsen, Nampa High School
  • Jadon Law, Ridgevue High School
  • Emma Miller, Skyview High School
  • Selah Peterson, Nampa High School
  • Shelise Washington, Nampa High School

Presenting sponsors were CapEd Credit Union, ­­­­­Texas Roadhouse and Bank of Idaho.Contributing Sponsors were Republic Services, Disaster Kleenup and Humana. Vendors were Mountain West Bank and Primary Health Medical Group.

The Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament has raised over $173,250 for scholarships and youth golf programs during the 18 years it has been held. Current members for the Nampa Golf Commission are Scott Jacobsen, June York, Steve Wilson, Dave Clausen, Linda Estes, Craig Stensgaard, and Todd Durbin.

Golf Scholarship Recipients 2020 

Four out of seven graduating high school seniors (l-r) Gabriel Dennis (Nampa Christian), Jadon Law (Ridgevue), Jackson Cook (Skyview) and Selah Peterson (Nampa High) pose for a photo at the Mayor’s Golf Tournament June 26 at Centennial Golf Course in Nampa. Each recipient received $2,000 scholarships which has raised over $170,000 in the past 18 years.

Golf Scholarship Recipients Commission 2020Golf Commission Members; back row from the left: Scott Jacobsen, Linda Estes, Dave Clausen, Craig Stensgaard, Steve Wilson, June York and Mayor Debbie Kling.

Scholarship Recipients; front row from the left: Gabriel Dennis, Jadon Law, Jackson Cook and Selah Peterson.


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