Trace Nuss, from Tampa received the USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship - Trace Nuss is a junior at Jesuit High School, where he is a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, DECA, Latin Club, Chess Club and serves as an academic tutor. He is a National Latin Exam Awards gold medalist, a Voice of Democracy Speech winner and received the Norman J. Schwarzkopf Leadership Award. He became involved with Super Stars Tampa bowling league, which has about 70 bowlers with developmental and cognitive disabilities, three years ago. Parents soon asked Nuss to join the Special Olympics program as a unified partner and coach, and now he is with the group year-round, coaching flag football and basketball, in addition to bowling. He volunteers on Sundays at the Feeding America Food Pantry, served as a reading tutor and teacher assistant at local elementary schools and is a volunteer at Kiwanis events through Key Club. He spearheaded the design, funding and construction of The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument to honor the families of those killed while serving in the military. After high school, Nuss plans to pursue a law degree with a specialization in Special Education Law.

Presented each year to a junior or senior in high school who has strong academic success and has given back to their community through service, the Annual Zeb Award is named for Jim Zebehazy, former executive director of the Young American Bowling Alliance. The USBC Youth member selected receives a $2,500 scholarship.   If you feel you know a junior or senior in high school deserving of this award, you can go to bowl.com under youth, scholarships and fill out application,

 

 


 

 

Crystal Singh from Coral Springs, received the Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow

A Coral Springs Charter School senior, Crystal Singh is a National Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars member, has a 3.94 grade-point average and has taken three Advanced Placement courses, along with seven honors classes. She is editor of the school newspaper and yearbook and is the 2017 National Journalism Education Association (JEA) Scholastic Week Design Contest winner. She has volunteered with Arizona’s Foundation for Human Trafficking Awareness event, the South Florida Parenting Organization Easter Spring Festival, has been a math tutor since 2016 through NHS and has tutored at Horizons Academy since 2015. This past season, she won the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state singles title and helped Coral Springs Charter School to a runner-up finish at the state tournament. A 2016-2017 Dexter/United States Bowling Congress High School All-American Team selection, she also was named Girls Bowler of the Year by both the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel. Singh will attend Tulane in the fall and will compete for the women’s bowling program. 

Each year, the prestigious Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow and Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow are awarded to a female and male, respectively. The awards recognize star qualities in United States Bowling Congress Youth bowlers, including accomplishments on the lanes, academic achievement and community service. The award winners are selected by the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee and each receives a $6,000 scholarship.   There are two awards, one for a male and one for a female.  If you feel you know a junior or senior in high school deserving of this award, you can go to bowl.com under youth, scholarships and fill out application.