Coach Shmoel "Sam" Doner Scholarship
This scholarship honors Shmoel “Sam” Doner, a member of the Westfield State Men’s basketball team & graduate of the Class of 1999. Sam has made it his life’s work to teach, educate, motivate, train & encourage countless young female athletes to become competent women both on and off the court. This scholarship was created to honor Sam’s endeavors with the Bay State Jaguars and to recognize the many lives he has touched. Sam is currently a teacher as well as the high school varsity women’s basketball coach at Newton South High School in Newton, MA.
Applicant must be a current high school senior or incoming freshman that demonstrates leadership qualities and a strong work ethic both in and out of the classroom. The scholarship will be a deserving female high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in Mathematics or Education. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay, discussing how you demonstrate leadership skills and a strong work ethic through the activities that you are involved in inside or outside of the classroom.