Story last updated at 12/4/2013 - 2:07 pm
Eaglecrest Ski Area is excited to hold the Annual Hilary Lindh Scholarship Competition again this year. The Scholarship Competition is hosted by the Eaglecrest Board of Directors, which will award four 2013/2014 Season Passes. Two passes will be awarded to each division; kindergarten through fifth-grade, and sixth through twelfth-grade.
Scholarship winners will be chosen based on scholastic achievement, competitive spirit, and financial need. "We are looking for students whose competitive spirit reflects Hilary Lindh's commitment to ski racing," said Julie Jackson, community outreach supervisor at Eaglecrest Ski Area. All applicants who turn in completed application packets and meet all judging criteria will receive an Eaglecrest lift ticket and equipment rental.
Applications are available at all Juneau Public Schools, Raven & IDEA Home School offices and online at SkiJuneau.com. These should be submitted to Eaglecrest via fax, e-mail, or mail. Alternatively, applications may be submitted in person at the Eaglecrest Ticket Window or any Juneau Public School by noon, Friday, Dec. 5. The 2013 recipients will be announced via SkiJuneau.com on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
The Hilary Lindh Scholarship Competition was established in 1992 in recognition of Lindh's Silver Medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics At a young age she started skiing at Eaglecrest and began dedicating years of hard work to downhill ski racing. Lindh was inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in April 2006 and the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in February 2009.
For questions regarding the 2013 Hilary Lindh Scholarship Competition visit SkiJuneau.com or call Eaglecrest at 790-2000, extension 227.