ARLINGTON, Texas – The International Bowling Campus Youth Committee has determined the recipients for the 2022 United States Bowling Congress Youth Scholarship and Adult Youth Leader Awards.
USBC offers several scholarship opportunities for young bowlers to apply for each year. The criteria for each award can be found at BOWL.com/ScholarshipsAwards.
USBC also recognizes several youth leaders who have shown a continued effort and dedication to promote youth bowling within their community and help build the sport for the next generation of athletes.
The award winners were determined by the IBC Youth Committee based on submitted applications.
The 2022 award winners are:
- Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow: Lara Kurt, Leland, N.C.
- Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow: Spencer Robarge, Springfield, Mo.
- USBC Youth Ambassadors of the Year: Nathan Galicia, Friendswood, Texas; Lynsey Jackson, Tullahoma, Tenn.
- Annual Zeb Scholarship: Hanna Hale, Hazlet, N.J.
- USBC Youth Volunteer of the Year: Billy Gasn, Columbia, Md.
- David Dahms Coach of the Year: Diane Tormanen, Peoria, Ariz.
- Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship: Kathryn Bowman, Peru, N.Y.; Lyndsey Capps, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jackson McRae, Lebanon, Tenn.; Zachary Smullen, Frisco, Texas; Alexis Wuestewald, West Point, Neb.
- Gift For Life Scholarship: Benjamin Augustitus, St. Clair Shores, Mich.; Bryson Butterfield, Gooding, Idaho; Lyndsey Capps, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jackson Carter, Schofield, Wis.; Caden Coffey, Jupiter, Fla.; Luke Elliott, Lebanon, Mo.; Dylan Fox, Arnold, Mo.; Alexis Ingersoll, Oswego, N.Y.; Jackson McRae, Lebanon, Tenn.; Ella Perez, Miami, Fla.; Jayden Trimm, Enterprise, Ala.; Alexis Wuestewald, West Point, Neb.
Feature stories on each group of winners will be posted on BOWL.com throughout April leading up to the 2022 USBC Convention. The 2022 event will take place April 25-28 at The Orleans in Las Vegas.
The award winners for the Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow, Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow, USBC Youth Ambassador of the Year, Annual Zeb Scholarship, USBC Youth Volunteer of the Year and David Dahms Coach of the Year will be recognized on-site at the USBC Convention on April 28 during the USBC Annual Meeting.
They will join the winners of the USBC National Recognition Awards, which previously were announced.
Jim O’Reilly of Wabasha, Minnesota, is the Joyce Deitch Unity Award winner, Becky Jones of Lubbock, Texas, is this year’s recipient of the Helen Baker Award for Outstanding Association Service and John Burns of Odessa, Texas, has been selected as the USBC Proprietor of the Year.
Learn more about awards for adult youth leaders and scholarship opportunities for youth bowlers at BOWL.com/ScholarshipsAwards.
About International Bowling Campus
The International Bowling Campus (IBC) is the headquarters for the bowling industry and directly serves the more than 67 million bowlers in the United States. The IBC houses the resources of the United States Bowling Congress, the governing body and membership organization for the sport; the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America, representing the business interests of bowling centers; IBC Youth Development; Strike Ten Entertainment, the marketing arm for the industry; the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame; the International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association; the International Bowling Media Association; the Bowling News Network; the Billiard and Bowling Institute of America; Bowlers Journal International and Bowling Center Management, the industry’s premier magazines; and the International Training and Research Center.