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  • ST. LOUIS SPORTS COMMISSION’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP AWARDS $8,000 IN SPORTSMANSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

    THREE AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLIFYING CLASS AND CHARACTER ON THE PLAYING FIELD

    ST. LOUIS – June 12, 2014 – Erin Birschbach, Kayla Hezel, and Kenny Pleimann are the recipients of the 2014 Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarships.  The scholarships are awarded by the St. Louis Sports Commission’s young professional group, the Sports Commission Associates.

    Birschbach, a 2014 graduate of Fox High School and incoming student at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo., will receive a $5,000 award to apply to higher education expenses.  Hezel and Pleimann will each receive $1,500 scholarship awards.  Hezel graduated from Mehlville High School and is attending the University of Missouri.  Pleimann graduated from St. John Vianney High School and is enrolled at McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill.  A photo of the scholarship recipients is available at http://stlsports.org/2014-carl-fricks-sportsmanship-scholarship-recipients/.

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