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Van Dyk receives Ann Griffel Scholarship

June 18, 2014
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The Iowa Golf Association is pleased to announce that Paige Van Dyk of Tama is a 2014 winner of the IGA Foundation Ann Griffel Scholarship award. She has had an active high school career filled with academics, athletics, extra-curricular activities, and volunteering. Academically, Paige was named a member of the National Honor Society, won numerous Kiwanis academic awards, and won numerous All-Academic Team distinctions for basketball, golf and volleyball. As an athlete, she competed on the basketball, golf and volleyball teams and received numerous varsity letters for each. Paige was also named a captain of her golf and volleyball teams. In golf, she has received three first Team All-State honors, three first Team All-Conference honors, and two first Team All-Tournament Team honors. Paige was also a member of the class 3A 2013 state golf champion team from South Tama High School, as well as a member of the Iowa 4-State Golf Team last summer. She is also active in other activities including blue crew, color guard, dance, student council, and is an editor for her school's yearbook. Paige is also a volunteer in local elementary classrooms and All4One. She will attend Northern Iowa University and intends to major in marketing. The IGA Foundation wishes to congratulate this outstanding student.

The IGA Foundation awards five scholarships to deserving young women who have an active interest in golf. This scholarship, established in 1963, is named after Ann Griffel who initiated the scholarship and many of the IGA women's events that now exist. Each winner will be awarded $2,000 payable to the Iowa school of her choice for her freshman year. The scholarship is awarded only to those attending Iowa schools.



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