Lew’s and Strike King are have announced the 2021 recipients of the Freshman Scholarship Program. The program, founded in 2019, underscores a commitment the companies share in helping young anglers achieve their dreams on the water and in the classroom. Each year, Lew’s and Strike King award up to $5,000 to five deserving anglers who have persevered in their high school academic pursuits and have proven to possess a devotion to their sport and their community.
The 2021 scholarship recipients are:
Jack graduated from Woodlands High School in Woodlands, Texas. The high school Valedictorian will study chemical engineering in the fall at Texas A&M University. He plans to join the Aggie Anglers, one of the oldest and most accomplished collegiate fishing clubs in the country.
Lincoln County High graduate Will Carnes, from Stanford, Ky. plans to study business at Campbellsville University. He possesses a deep passion for fishing and will test the waters with the popular Campbellsville Bass Fishing Team.
Kenneth Lallier Clark IV
After graduating in the Top 3 of his class at Harleton High School in Diana, Texas, Kenneth will study engineering at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Kenneth also plans to join the UMHB football team in the fall.
Recent Alabama Christian Academy graduate Harrison Wingard will be heading to Auburn University in the fall to study architecture. Along with his academic pursuits, the Wetumpka, Ala. native plans to join the powerful Auburn bass fishing team.
Mount Pleasant (Tenn.) High School graduate Tyler Finley plans to study in the fall at the University of North Alabama. Tyler will join the North Alabama fishing team as he pursues an engineering degree. He plans to utilize his capabilities in engineering to develop equipment to help people with disabilities discover the joys of angling.