Ed Frickey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is offered in the name of our much missed colleague, Ed Frickey. The award is offered to a Sophomore, Junior or Senior college student based on financial need, a commitment to the Hackney industry and academic success.
This year’s recipient is Rebecca Lynn Carss. As the daughter of Lawrence and Sandra Carss, Rebecca grew up in the Hackney industry. And to quote one of her professor’s at Hanover College, “She has distinguished herself as a bright, motivated, and conscientious student.”
Rebecca is enrolled at Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana with a major in Psychology.
Flat Rock Creek Farm Educational Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming college Freshman based on academic success, financial need, extracurricular activities, involvement with Hackney Horses and/or Ponies and personal references.
This year the Lewis family has chosen Taylor McGlaughlin as their recipient. Taylor had an extremely successful academic career in high school. She was President of her class in her Sophomore, Junior and Senior year.
Taylor has spent countless hours participating in community activities. Growing up on a horse breeding farm and driving her Road Pony, Romy, round out her qualifications.
Taylor plans to pursue a degree in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois, with the eventual goal of a career in pediatric physical therapy.
AHHS Foundation Scholarship
Once again, this award is offered to an applicant based on academic success, financial need, community service, involvement with Hackney Horses and/or Ponies and personal references.
Avis Van Zomeren is the 2013 recipient. She had an extremely successful high school career both academically and with sports and extracurricular activities. Avis is also, in her own words, “very musically active”. Church and school choir, playing piano for weddings and in church, and electric bass guitar.
At the age of five, she got her first Hackney Pony and contracted the seemingly incurable “pony bug”.
Avis will be attending Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. Her eventual goal is to become a veterinarian or equine chiropractor in order to continue her work with horses and ponies.