The Willamette United Soccer Club is proud to announce Bess Kitzmiller and Mary Richardson as the recipients of the 2014 $1,500 Willamette United Roger Hepburn college scholarship.
The Willamette United Soccer Club is proud to announce that Bess Kitzmiller of Wilsonville High School and Mary Richardson of West Linn High School will each receive a $1500 college scholarship.
Bess, a Wilsonville High School senior, graduates with a decorated soccer career and a GPA of 4.35. Bess will be attending Johns Hopkins University where she will be playing soccer and working toward a degree in bioengineering. In addition to her incredible grades, Bess graduates with a number of impressive soccer honors and awards. She was an all conference player in multiple years for the Wilsonville
woman’s soccer team, and the 2011 player of the game in the state championship game.
Bess also has been heavily involved in school activities and she has been a TopSoccer buddy where she
works with physically and mentally challenged soccer players.
Mary, a West Linn High School senior, also graduates with a decorated soccer career and a GPA of 4.29. Mary will be attending The University of Southern California where she will be working toward an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. In addition to her incredible grades, Mary was an all conference high school player in multiple years for West Linn, and team captain her senior year. Mary has been heavily involved in school activities and she volunteers regularly at a local hospital.
The Willamette United Soccer Club does not try to create great soccer players, but we hope to help mold great people that just happen to play soccer. Bess and Mary truly represent this philosophy. The club received 11 incredible applications for these scholarships. Even though Bess and Mary were amazing candidates, the final decision was not an easy one. The scholarship committee would like to thank all of the
students that applied for the award and we wish all of these incredible students the best of luck as they head to college.