The Kaskaskia College Sports Association is proud to announce that Allison Klie of Richview is the first recipient of the Abbey Quitmeyer Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship has been established through the generosity of family and friends of Abbey Quitmeyer and the KC Sports Association.
Abbey was a student athlete at KC from 2004-06 and was a member of the Blue Angels Basketball Team.
She was an Academic All-American athlete and the first student athlete representative to the KC Sports Association Board.
Cathy Karrick, Director of Public Information and Coordinator of the KCSA says, “I am proud that Allison was named the recipient of the scholarship. She reflects many of the same qualities that Abbey had as a student athlete at Kaskaskia with the compassion, drive, intensity, and love they both have for life. Allison is a great example, as was Abbey, as a student athlete at Kaskaskia College”.
This scholarship will be awarded annually to a female athlete enrolled in an Allied Health Program at Kaskaskia College. The criteria for the scholarship is: applicant must have a high school diploma; be a full-time female student enrolled in an Allied Health Program and be a member of an athletic team at Kaskaskia College; recipient must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above; the recipient or the recipient’s parents must be a member in good standing with the KC Sports Association and the applicants must submit an essay describing their future plans in their field of study.
Allison was a member of the KC Blue Angels Volleyball team and is pursuing a Nursing Degree. The scholarship was for $500.00.