Golf Classic adds to student scholarships
The tradition of raising funds for student scholarships through play at a championship-caliber golf course continued in May 2014 with a record $72,000 raised for students.
The Golf Classic event has been held annually in Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2005. A total of 100 golfers and 30 sponsors participated in this year's event.
The next event is May 18, 2015. The special 10th anniversary tournament will offer expanded opportunities for participation and new features. It will again be at Glen Oak Country Club in Waverly, PA, minutes from the BBC&S campus.
2014 Golf Classic prize winners included:
Men's Championship Team: 60
(Scott Salvigsen, Stan Salvigsen, Justin Tressler, and Rob Norris)
Men's Second Place Team: 61
(Bob Allen, Jon Konzelman, Joel Nietz, and Jack Zabawa)
Women's Championship Team: 71
(Dawn Jacobs, Amber Jacobs, Dena Cambra, and Elaine Brown)
On-course contest awards included:
Closest to the Pin: Hole 9: Jeff Howell (11 feet, 2 inches)
Men's Senior Longest Drive: Hole 16: Jack Zabawa
Men's Longest Drive: Hole 18: Travis Johnson
Women's Longest Drive: Hole 5: Dena Cambra
Golfers and sponsors appreciated the opportunity to both enjoy the day and assist students in paying for their education at BBC&S. Lead sponsor for the event was Lindsey Equipment. Other top-level sponsors included Wayne Bank, Datapipe, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Scranton, Pioneer College Caterers, Master Spas, Sovereign Insurance Group, Global Risk Management, One Source Benefits Solutions, and Fastsigns.