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2017 Scholarship Recipients

Updated Wednesday May 17, 2017 by Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse.

2017 LOVEJOY LACROSSE FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

This year, the Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse program awarded the “Lovejoy Lacrosse Founder’s Scholarship” to three deserving players - George Butler, Logan Nitschke, and Tyler Gassman. The scholarships were awarded to each graduating Senior based upon their academic and athletic achievement, financial need, community service, and giving back to the Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse program. 

In addition, Cole Griffin received the Tim & Bobbi Gilbert Scholarship Award, which was presented by Bobbi Gilbert, the founder of Lovejoy Lacrosse.

Congratulations to George Butler, Logan Nitschke, Tyler Gassman, and Cole Griffin 

 

George Butler – No. 4 (Attackman) 

Parents:  Richard and Nikki Butler 

George has been a part of the Lovejoy Lacrosse program for 2 years. He was one of the Captains of the Varsity team. After graduation, George plans to serve his two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Thereafter, George will be attending Southern Virginia University in the Fall of 2018 and will be a member of the Knights Men’s Lacrosse team. George plans to major in Business Marketing.

  

Cole Griffin – No 14 (Midfielder)

Parents:  David and Leslie Griffin

Cole is a four year starter on the Varsity team. Cole was one of the original Lovejoy Lacrosse players when the program started in 2009. He will be attending the University of Dallas in the Fall of 2017 and will be a member of the Crusaders Men’s Lacrosse team. Cole plans to major in Business.  

 

Logan Nitschke – No. 17 (Defenseman)

Parents:  Landon and Staci Nitschke

Logan has been a part of the Lovejoy Lacrosse program for 6 years. He was one of the Captains of the Varsity team. Logan will be attending Minnesota State University, Mankato in the Fall of 2017 and will be a member of the Mavericks Men’s Lacrosse team. Logan plans to major in Automotive Engineering and Design.  

 

Tyler Gassman – No. 34 (Midfielder)

Parents:  Keith and Melissa Gassman

Tyler has been a part of the Lovejoy Lacrosse program for 6 years. He was one of the Captains of the Varsity team. Tyler will be attending Texas Tech University in the Fall of 2017 and plans to major in Biochemistry.