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Applications being accepted for Nick Adenhart Scholarship

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels Foundation is now accepting applications for the Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship.

Nick Adenhart, who played for the Kernels in 2006, was tragically killed by a drunk driver on April 9, 2009, just hours after his season debut with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  He was 22-years old.

Nick's family is honoring him by giving a $1,000 scholarship in his memory. The Kernels Foundation is administering the scholarship on behalf of Nick's family.

Applicants must be:

  • A graduating high school senior from a public or parochial high school in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
  • Planning to attend a two or four-year accredited college or university and enrolled in 12 or more hours per semester.
  • Must have played an organized sport in the last two years.  Does not have to be a school-sponsored sport.
  • Be a great teammate.
  • Demonstrated hard work and determination.
  • Have a clear vision of career goals.

Applications are available through the eligible schools guidance offices, or downloaded from the Kernels website at www.kernels.com.

For more information, please contact Doug Nelson at 896-7614 or email at doug@kernels.com.

Applications are due April 22, 2011.

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