Marist students receive Chick Evans Scholarship

Marist High School is proud to announce two seniors and one 2017 graduate have received the prestigious Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship. Class of 2018 members Cormac Lee and Colin Mullen along with 2017 graduate Morgan Payne were awarded the nationally known scholarship.

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Pictured from left: Cormac Lee '18, Colin Mullen '18, and Morgan Payne '17

 

Lee has caddied at Crystal Tree Golf and Country Club in Orland Park for the past three years. While at Marist he has been a member of the golf team and served as a student ambassador. He will attend Marquette University in the fall where he plans to major in business. 

Mullen has spent the past four years as a caddie at Beverly Country Club in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood. At Marist he has participated in the boys' volleyball program and science club. He plans to attend Indiana University and major in finance. 

Payne is in her freshman year at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, where she is a communications major planning to work in advertising. She has caddied at River Forest Country Club for four years. While at Marist she was involved in the school’s diversity club, track and field, French club, cooking club, technology club, and theatre guild.

Marist High School has 176 Chick Evans in its school history. The Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship provides full tuition and college housing for golf caddies, and is renewable for up to four years. To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, all applicants must have a strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need, and outstanding character. Applicants are evaluated and compete on the above criteria for the limited number of awards given annually.