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Bill Peterson Memorial Scholarship

Portland Soccer Club (PSC) established a scholarship fund that will be awarded annually to a college bound high school senior that has played soccer
with the Portland Soccer Club. The scholarship is in memory of William Peterson, one of the founding members of the club and a passionate fan, coach,
and board member. The club is accepting donations from friends and family members of Bill Peterson. Donations should be made payable to the
Portland Soccer Club, PO Box 262 Portland CT 06480, indicating that this is for the scholarship fund. Please 
contact us to learn more.

There will be one $500 scholarship awarded.

To apply for the scholarship, click: Application (Word doc)



Past Recipients

2020

Congratulations to 
Katherine Donahue for winning the 2020 PSC Bill Peterson Memorial Scholarship.  Katherine is a 2020 graduate of Portland High School and a former member of the Portland Soccer Club.  Katherine has volunteered her time with the club as a recreational coach over the course of her high school career.  Jim Koji, from the Portland Soccer Club scholarship committee, presented Katherine with her $500 scholarship award on behalf of the Portland Soccer Club during a recent ceremony in June.  This award is based on her accomplishments on and off the field.

Congratulations to Katherine Donahue for winning the 2020 CJSA Central District Scholarship.  Katherine is a 2020 graduate of Portland High School and former member of the Portland Soccer Club.  Mary Kay Brophy, Vice-President of the District, presented Katherine with her $1000 scholarship award on behalf of the Central District at a presentation ceremony in June.  This award is based on her commitment to giving back to soccer in her community as a volunteer with her local club and at the high school level.


2019

Congratulations to Christine Picard for winning the 2019 PSC Bill Peterson Memorial Scholarship. Christine is a 2019 graduate of Portland High
School and a former member of the Portland Soccer Club. Chris Donahue, President of the Portland Soccer Club, presented Christine with her
$500 scholarship award on behalf of the Portland Soccer Club during a recent ceremony. This award is based on her accomplishments
on and off the field



2018

Congratulations to Nickolas Violissi for winning the 2018 PSC Bill Peterson Memorial Scholarship. Nickolas is a 2018 graduate of Portland High School and a former member of the Portland Soccer Club. Chris Donahue, President of the Portland Soccer Club, presented Nick with his $500 scholarship award on behalf of the Portland Soccer Club at a presentation ceremony this past June. This award is based on his accomplishments on and off the field



Congratulations to Bettina Burke for winning the2018 CJSA Central District Scholarship. Bettina is a 2018 graduate of Portland High School and a former member of the Portland Soccer Club. Chris Donahue, President of the Portland Soccer Club, presented Bettina with her $1000 scholarship award on behalf of the Central District at a presentation ceremony this past June.


2017: Kenny Pho. Kenny serves the community as an assistant coach of the Portland Girls U11 travel team, and as a referee. Kenny was the High School Varsity Captain, and plans to attend Champlain College in the fall.


2016: AnnaRose Zampano


2015: Matt Scrivano


2014: Jackie Otake with a check as the 1st winner of the annual PSC-Bill Peterson scholarship award.

 

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