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SPYA Alumni Davis Barnett, Emily Hill and Chris Hoefling named winners of 2020 Tom Little Scholarship

Jun 19, 2020 9:05 AM

Congratulations to each of these outstanding incoming college freshmen for this accomplishment!

Davis will be attending N.C. State this fall, after a stellar high school career. His post-SPYA highlights include two President’s Awards for Service, being elected Senior Class President at Charlotte Catholic, as well as being selected captain of their State Championship Football and Rugby teams.

Emily will be continuing her academic and athletic career at Maryville College in Tennessee. In addition to her impressive extracurricular activities such as volunteering her time for tutoring students with special needs, Emily was named as a SOMECK 7 All Conference Softball Player in all of her high school seasons, and was most recently named Charlotte Observer spring sports player of the year for Spring 2020.

Chris will be heading to the University of Notre Dame this fall. He was named a captain of the baseball team during his senior year, and belonged to the National, Spanish, Mathematics and Social Studies Honor Societies—as well as serving as a student ambassador and retreat leader at Charlotte Catholic.

Best wishes and good luck to each of these graduating seniors for their super impressive athletic and academic careers following their South Park careers!

About the Tom Little Scholarship:
The Tom Little Scholarship is a $500 college scholarship given annually to a graduating high school senior(s) who played at least one season in any sport with SPYA. This scholarship was started and initially fundraised by SPYA’s founder, Tom Little in the late ‘80’s—one of the many amazing gifts that Tom bestowed upon our community. More details about the application process and donating to The Tom Little Scholarship are provided on our site.

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