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MMFL Larry Pinkowski Scholarship Award Description of Larry Larry Pinkowski is very proud of this wonderful scholarship opportunity awarded in his honor to deserving, young ladies. 30 years ago, Larry went on a mission to build a safe, energetic and rewarding opportunity for young female athletes. The MMFL was born in South Eastern Wisconsin with the guidance of Larry and fellow pioneers. He worked and planned to bring opportunity and growth to the sport of fastpitch softball. Coaches, players, parents and the fastpitch softball community will forever be grateful for his never ending energy and precision to detail that is still evident in the MMFL. The MMFL carries on today because of Larry’s strong foundation and backbone. This annual gift of scholarships will allow for Larry’s passion to “be-paid-forward” to female athletes who exemplify the attributes that this extraordinary man valued dearly. Purpose of Scholarship: To recognize at least two members of the MMFL who emulate the characteristics and values of Larry Pinkowski. These characteristics and values include service, leadership, academics and athletics. Criteria to be addressed: 1) Entering College in the fall of the same year (please provide copy of acceptance letter) 2) Member of the MMFL for at least 2 or more years 3) History of Community service (school, programs, community) 4) Academic Success Awards or Honors 5) Athletic Success Awards or Honors 6) 1 Letter of Recommendation (teacher, counselor, coach, member of community) 7) How participation in softball has impacted you on and off the field of play Process: Any player who meets the above criteria should write an essay reflecting why they feel they are a candidate/recipient for the Larry Pinkowski Scholarship. Address the above criteria in the essay, and provide documentation. All essays will be blind-read and reviewed by a panel to be determined. No coaches or 18U parents will be allowed to participate in the review process. Candidates may mail or email to Amy Pinkos - Please write Larry Pinkowski on the subject of the email. Deadline for submission is July 20th of the same year, and scholarships will be awarded to winners at the end of season/before last game played. All monies utilized for the scholarship fund are not be taken from MMFL fees; monies for this fund are funded through a separate cd/money put aside from the MMFL. For More information on the Larry Pinkowski Scholarship and criteria, please contact: Amy Pinkos 414-852-0423 or email: DEADLINE FOR ESSAY IS JULY 2OTH Good luck to all participants! Larry Pinkowski Scholarship Committee Amy Pinkos ~ Committee Head 2016 Larry Pinkowski Scholarship Recipients It is my great pleasure to tell you that we have two award winners for the first ever Larry Pinkowski Scholarship! This years winners are Fatime Sino and Kayla Manka. The ladies all did a great job and we congratulate these ladies for there accomplishment. MMFL Scholarship Committee - Amy Pinkos