2014 CALIFORNIA YOUTH COMMITTEE AWARDS $500 SCHOLARSHIPS
After much review of the applicants for our 2014 $500 Scholarship, the California Youth Committee has selected two youth bowlers who met our expectations in their qualifications for this award. In the female category, MORGAN E. CUNNEEN of Vista, is a 17-year old certified youth league member at AMF Eagle Lanes, in San Marcos. Over a four year span, Cunneen has maintained a 100% participation in league attendance. She has participated in Local and State Championship Tournaments, is a Local Association Officer/Director; a member of her Local Association Youth Leader/Youth Committee; and during the six years of league play, an Officer/Director; as well as a Youth Leader at the League Level. Over the past three years Cunneen has managed to increase her skills to average 148; recording high games/series 201/507, 203/515, and 213/520.
Cunneen who lived in Germany and speaks fluent German is in her senior year at Mission Vista High School in Oceanside. She is considered by her Instructors as a model student in that she is self-disciplined, articulate, has strong character and shows great maturity in being polite, and treats classmates with respect. She in turn, is afforded respect. To date, she earns straight A’s, in all her classes; maintains a GPA of 4.40; and is ranked 4th in her class of 260 students. Cunneen has been a member of the California Scholarship Federation since 2012, a member of the Mission Vista High School Key Club and Interact Club and off campus activities include Aegs Living/Dance at Shadowridge, Vista Library Service Learner and Rotary Club/YMCA Annual Holiday Dinner. Cunneen is currently taking Advanced Placement Environmental Science classes to familiarize herself with the content of that area of study in two of the two universities she has her eye on… UC Berkeley and UC Davis.