Scholarships

The John Apple Swim Fund is proud to announce that we will be awarding two scholarships in 2017. The scholarships are available to Lancaster County swimmers.

If you are currently attending a Lancaster County high school and committed to the sport of swimming, we encourage you to take a closer look at the applications below. Awards will be presented at Apple Palooza, our annual fundraiser.

Scholarships will be awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis. Our selection committee consists of individuals who have a background in swimming, but have no affiliation with a specific swim team or swimmer.

Questions regarding the scholarships can be submitted to Mindy Ascosi.

Application

John Apple Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Available to swimmers in their SENIOR year of high school who plan to pursue college swimming.
Deadline: April 18, 2017
Submission is now closed. Thank you for applying!

Application

John Apple Swimming Award ($500)
Available to swimmers in 9th through 12th grade who are committed to joining a USA swim team. This includes an opportunity to receive $500 annually throughout high school career. Rules apply.
Deadline: May 23, 2017
Submission is now closed. Thank you for applying!

2017 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JOHN APPLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Erica-SchellErika Schell is a graduate of Donegal High School and a member of Elizabethtown Aquatic Club. This fall Erika will attend Lebanon Valley College where she will major in Physical Therapy and swim for their women’s swim team. During her high school career, Erika was captain for Swimming, Track & Filed, and Cross Country. She was Vice President for Donegal’s Performing Arts Club, a member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society. Outside of school she is actively involved in her church, and girl scouts. Erika was a district and state qualifier for PIAA swimming. 

JOHN APPLE SWIMMING AWARD

Hailey-FryHailey Fry
 will attend 10th grade at Donegal High School this fall and currently swims for Elizabethtown Aquatic Club. In addition to being a straight A student, Hailey is a member of her high school swim team and qualified last year for PIAA Districts and Mid-Atlantic Senior Champs. Hailey is an active member of Girl Scouts and Orchestra.

2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JOHN APPLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Meghan BrubakerMeghan Brubaker is a graduate of Lampeter-Strasburg High School and a member of Elizabethtown Aquatic Club. This fall Meghan will attend Juniata College where she will major in Marine Biology, minor in Spanish, and swim for the Women’s swim team. During her high school career Meghan made honor roll every semester, was voted captain of her high school swim team, and participated in orchestra. She volunteers for several organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Yellowstone National Park, Lancaster Head Start Day Care, and her summer swim team the L-S Otters. 

JOHN APPLE SWIMMING AWARD

JD ZellersJD Zellers
 will attend 9th grade at Solanco High School this fall and currently swims for Diplomat Swim Club. He is a PRIDE Ambassador, member of Student Senate, participates in Solanco’s Gifted Extensions program in addition to Track & Field and Cross Country.

2015 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JOHN APPLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

JennaWalmerJenna Walmer is a graduate of Donegal High School and a member of Elizabethtown Aquatic Club. This fall Jenna will attend Bridgewater College where she will major in Political Science and Peace Studies, and swim for the Women’s swim team. In addition to swimming, Jenna was president of Donegal’s marching band and a member of concert band, jazz band, Key Club, National Honors Society, Math Honors Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society, and Link Crew.

JOHN APPLE SWIMMING AWARD

torie-wangVictoria Wang
 attends Hempfield High School and swims for Diplomat Swim Club. She is also a member of her high school swim team, a district and state qualifier, a member of Varsity Club and active in Hemfield’s Mini-THON.

2014 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JOHN APPLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

M.Schell

Mikaela Schell is a graduate of Donegal High School and will be attending and swimming for Messiah College this fall. A very accomplished student and swimmer, Mikaela was Secretary of her class, a district qualifier in swimming, active in yearbook, cross country, prayer group and National Honor Society. She will be majoring in Nutrition/Dietetics.

JOHN APPLE SWIMMING AWARD

Seth BareSeth Bare attends Lampeter-Strasburg High School and swims for Marauder Aquatic Club. In addition to being an excellent swimmer and student, Seth is active in marching band, concert band, jazz band, and pit and full orchestra. He is also a member of the National Honor Society.