NICA’s College Essay Scholarships Awarded

We are pleased to announce the 2016 NICA College Essay Scholarship Recipients! The following deserving NICA student-athletes will receive $500 as result of our Educational Partners. We thank Lees-McRae College, Fort Lewis College, King University and Prescott College for their partnership and for this opportunity.

nico-belliard

“I am now currently studying mechanical engineering at Walla Walla University. After racing road over the summer, I am taking a break for a few months and focusing on school. I am still riding when I can, however, and I’m hoping to find some enduro races to train for!”

– Nicolas Belliard, Redlands Homeschool, SoCal League (read his essay here!)

 

megan-gautreaux

“I am currently attending Sam Houston State University, and studying biomedical science. I am also racing for Team Chumba in the women’s age division 19-39 CAT 1, with the hopes of starting an official club cycling team at SHSU!”

– Megan Gautreaux, Huntsville High School MTB Team, Texas League (read her essay here!)

 

ethan-tainter

“I am attending Universal Technical Institute pursuing an automotive technician degree.  Between school and work, I am not able to devote time to competing, but friends and I still get together to ride.”

– Ethan Tainter, SPASH MTB Composite,Wisconsin League (read his essay here!)

 

sydney-jodon

“I am currently pursuing a degree in computer science at Arizona State University.  I still ride mountain bikes and am planning on racing in the spring MBAA race series.  I also still ride with my high school teammates.”

– Sydney Jodon, Desert Vista High School, Arizona League (read her essay here!)

 

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