2014 Adenhart Memorial Scholarship

Application deadline is March 28

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | January 13, 2014 12:12 PM ET

Cedar Rapids, IA - Applications are being accepted through The Kernels Foundation for the Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship.

Nick Adenhart was a bright young pitcher who played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2006, and was a rising star in the Los Angeles Angels organization. Only hours after Nick's 2009 season debut on the mound for the Angels, a drunk driver tragically killed him on April 9, 2009 at age 22.

Nick's family would like to honor him by awarding a $1,000 scholarship in his memory. The Kernels Foundation is privileged to administer the scholarship on behalf of Nick's family.

The deadline for submitting applications for this scholarship is Friday, March 28, 2014. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior from an area high school and attend a two or four-year accredited college or university and take 12 or more hours per semester. The applicant must have played an organized sport in the last two years (does not have to be a school-sponsored sport), must be a great teammate, must demonstrate hard work and determination, and must have a clear vision of their career goal.

Scholarship applications are available through area schools guidance offices, or may be downloaded from the Kernels website at www.kernels.com.

For more information, please contact Doug Nelson at 319-363-3887 or email at doug@kernels.com.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels open the 2014 season at home on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:35 pm. versus the Clinton Lumberkings. Season ticket packages are on sale now at www.kernels.com with individual tickets going on sale Monday, March 10th at 10 am.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League Class 'A' affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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