West metro school briefs: Applications sought for Eden Prairie scholarships

  • Updated: March 25, 2014 - 1:18 PM

Eden Prairie

Applications sought for six scholarships

The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools will administer four endowed and two reunion scholarships for Eden Prairie High School seniors this spring.

Scholarship applications are now available for:

• The Holasek-Griffiths Scholarship in Computer Science, Engineering and Business ($2,750 per year, renewable for an additional three years).

• The Griffiths Family Scholarship in Business, Manufacturing and Engineering ($4,000 per year, renewable for an additional three years).

• The Griffiths Family Scholarship in Health Sciences ($4,000 per year, renewable for an additional three years).

• The Randell D. Voas Memorial Scholarship ($500, nonrenewable).

• The Class of 1973 Spirit Scholarship ($1,000, nonrenewable).

• The Class of 1978 Scholarship ($750, nonrenewable).

Applications are due by April 15. All scholarships will be awarded at a cere­mony at the school on May 15. Application forms are available at www.foundationforepschools.org and in the school’s Career Resource Center.

Hopkins

High school honors outstanding athletes

Hopkins High School has named the most outstanding female and male athletes to represent the class of 2014. Erin O’Neil was chosen as the Athena athlete and Terrance Bowers was chosen as the Apollo.

O’Neil was a key member of the Hopkins girls’ hockey team, which posted a 21-5-0 record during the 2013-14 season. O’Neil, a goalie, was named to the Star Tribune’s All-Metro First Team and was also recently tabbed as the state’s top senior goalie at the Ms. Hockey Awards Banquet. She has also represented her country as a member of the United States Under-18 team.

During the spring, O’Neil captains the Hopkins softball team. Next year, she will continue to pursue her athletics goals as a member of the Boston University women’s hockey team.

Bowers has also experienced his share of success for the Royals. A member of the Hopkins football and track and field teams, Bowers is a three-time All-Lake Conference first team selection and was an all-state honoree during his senior season.

The wide receiver will join the University of Minnesota-Duluth football program in the fall, but not before attempting to defend his state title in the triple jump. Bowers jump, skipped, and hopped his way to top honors in the event at the 2013 Class AA state meet with an official distance of 45 feet, 9.75 inches.

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