2020 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
(L-R) Hugh Kirkpatrick Award winner Tyler Szela (The National) and president, Jason Boyce.
(L-R) Turf Grass Education Award first place winner William Ralston (University of Guelph) and second place winner, Connor Hamilton (University of Guelph).
Paul Brown Internship Award, funded by G.C Duke
(L-R) Greg Brown (Essex G&CC and son of the late Paul Brown) with Andrew Crow (G.C. Duke) present Patricia Sloan’s award cheque. Patricia was unable to attend the awards event.
Turf Managers Short Course Award
This award is given to the student who achieves the highest marks and who is also currently employed at an Ontario golf course. This year’s recipient is Rachel DeRuyte (The National). Rachel was unable to attend the awards event.
Heritage Award Winner
(L-R) Mark Schneider (Nutrite) accepts award on behalf of his daughter and 1st place winner, Quinn Schneider. 2nd place winner, Isaac McCutcheon, son of Craig McCutcheon (Target Specialty Products).
2019 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
Hugh Kirkpatrick Award winners (L-R) Chis Schurmanns (Victoria Park East GC) and Carol Turner (Ladies GC of Toronto) with immediate past president, Cory Janzen (Westmount G&CC)
TURFGRASS SCHOLARSHIP SHORT COURSE (winner was not available for photo)
Winner: Tyler Cave, Deer Ridge GC
2nd place winner, Scott Powers (UofG) with immediate past president, Cory Janzen.
1st place winner: Mark Perrin, was unavailable for photo.
HERITAGE AWARD (winners were unavailable for photo)
1st place winner: Martina Scenna
2nd place winner: Cecilia Muys
2018 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
OGSA president, Cory Janzen (centre) presents the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary Award to winners (left) Joel Johnston and (right) Jordan Kitchen
(Left) OGSA president Cory Janzen presents the Turf Managers Short Course Award to George Kennedy
(Left) OGSA president Cory Janzen presents the Turf Grass Award to winner Denver Hart. Absent from photo: winner, Nicholas Turner.
HERITAGE AWARD (Photo not available)
1st place: Daria Stauffer
2nd place: Taylor Neale
2016 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
Left to Right - Cam Shaw - Piper's Heath GC, John Ingham - Summit G&CC, and Steve Rabski - Bayview G&CC - winners of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Right - Ray Dlugokecki accepts on behalf of his daughter Kristen, 1st place winner of the Heritage Award
Right - Samuel Piccolo 2nd place winner of the Heritage Award
Right - Marco China, University of Guelph - First place winner of the Turfgrass Education Award
Right - Nicholas Blaney, RiverBend GC - Winner of the Turf Managers Short Course
2015 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS AT 2016 AWARDS LUNCHEON
Left - Ken Tilt, 1st place winner of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Left - Ryan Marangoni, 3rd place winner of the Hugh Kirkpatrick Bursary
Left - Steve Rabski, recipient of the Turfgrass Education Award
Left - Emmerson Gravett, 2015 Heritage Award Winner
Click here for the list of scholarship winners for 2015.
2014 OGSA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS AT 2015 AWARDS BREAKFAST
(Left to right) Virginia Kinney, Reg Langen, Ken Tilt, Chris Copeman, and Michael Gentry were presented their awards at the Awards Breakfast held on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara Falls.
Megan Brown, 2014 Heritage Award Winner
I wanted to thank you and everyone at OGSA for the beautiful plaque that you sent me. This scholarship has really helped out a lot this year and will help me pursue my dreams. Thank you for being an amazing organization and I wish you all the best. Attached is a picture of myself with the award. You should be receiving a card in the mail shortly.