Crossville Recreational Youth Soccer Association (CRYSA) is pleased to announce this year's receipients of the CRYSA Bo Patton Memorial Scholarship. Caleb Casey, Jordan Davis, Devin Davis and Rebecca Kennedy each will receive a $500 scholarship to be used towards technology tools for their upcoming college careers.
To qualify for the scholarship, someone must have played in a CRYSA soccer league and played on one of the local high school teams, CCHS or SMHS.
Casey, a senior at SMHS, is planning to attend The University of Utah and has been accepted into their honors college. He has played in the Adult CRYSA league and played varisity soccer for SMHS.
Devin and Jordan Davis both plan to attend Tennessee Technological University (TTU).
Jordan Davis plans to study physical therapy and Devin Davis nursing. They started playing CRYSA when they were five years old and were coached by their father. Kennedy has just signed to play soccer with Tennessee Wesleyan College as a goalkeeper. She played CRYSA soccer for 11 years, since she was five years old.
All three girls played varsity soccer for CCHS.
The scholarship is funded by the proceeds from the CRYSA summer soccer camp which has been held for the last six years.
This year, the camp will be held from June 6-10, at the Carl T. Duer Soccer Complex. Previous scholarship award winners and local varsity soccer players coach the youth under the direction of Dr. Geir Bergvin, CRYSA's director of coaching. CRYSA would also like to thank our local sponsors who help to make the camp possible: Century 21 Realty Group LLC, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, Crossville Medical Group, Specialty Surgery Center and TAP.