Marist students named Chick Evans Scholars

Marist_2016_Chick_Evans_ScholarsMarist High School is proud to announce five seniors—Griffin Farrelly, Patrick Keffer, Brian Kettering, Matt Kettering, and Brendan Mullen—have received the prestigious Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship.

Farrelly has caddied for three years at Beverly Country Club. He will attend the University of Illinois at Champaign (UIUC) this fall. He is considering majoring in finance. He has been a student ambassador while at Marist, among other activities.

Keffer has been a caddy at Ridge Country Club for four years. He will also attend UIUC, and major in economics. He has been a member of the golf, volleyball, and football teams during his time at Marist, while participating in student ambassadors and student council.

Brothers Brian and Matt Kettering caddy at Beverly Country Club, and will attend Marquette University. Brian plans to major in nursing, while Matt will enter the school’s pre-dentistry program. Brian has participated in volleyball, Marist Youth (the school’s service club), student ambassadors, and Relay for Life. Matt has been a member of Marist Youth, student ambassadors, and Relay for Life.

Mullen has caddied for five years at Beverly Country Club. He will attend Indiana University next fall, where he will major in finance. Mullen has participated in track and volleyball while at Marist. 

The Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship provides full tuition and housing college 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. 

Since 2007, Marist High School has had 25 Chick Evans Scholars!