Chamber of Commerce Awards Scholarship at 16th Annual Golf TournamentBy Sue Hoxie
Alexa Clarisse of Salisbury Will Receive $4,000 in Scholarship Monies
Middlebury, Vermont – July 15, 2010 – The 16th annual Addison County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Golf Tournament was held on June 25th at Middlebury College’s Ralph Myhre Golf Course. The Chamber hosts this annual tournament to raise money that funds a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for four consecutive years) which is awarded to a graduating senior from the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center.
This year’s scholarship recipient is Alexa Clarisse, the daughter of Judi Ellwood of Salisbury. Alexa will be attending Purdue University this fall, majoring in Engineering. She has been very involved in athletics at school, participating in soccer, track and field and alpine skiing. She has done a great deal of community service, participating in Hands to Honduras, Special Olympics, Relay for Life, United Way Days of Caring, and Dragon Boats. She is also a member of the National Technical Honor Society and an excellent student in Hannaford’s Engineering/ Architectural Drafting program.
The tournament was sponsored by J.P. Carrara & Sons, County Tire Center and Ralph Myhre Golf Course. Many other businesses sponsored holes or provided raffle items: Barre Country Club, Bourdon Insurance, Co-operative Insurance Companies, Green Mountain Beverage, Green Mountain National Golf Club, Green Peppers Restaurant, Hannaford Career Center, Killington Golf Resort, Kittell, Branagan & Sargent, McDaniel Chiropractic, Middlebury Dental, Middlebury Inn, National Bank of Middlebury, Phelps Engineering, r.k. MILES, Snyder Homes, Symquest and Waybury Inn.
The Addison County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all our sponsors and congratulate Alexa Clarisse.
About Addison County Chamber of Commerce
The Addison County Chamber of Commerce (ACCOC) is an association of individuals representing business interest, working together to promote commercial business in Addison County. The Chamber can be found on the Web at www.addisoncounty.com.