Congratulations! The 2012 Scholarship winner was:
Andrew Pleva - Son of Tom and Connie Pleva.
Our scholarship was won this year by Andrew Pleva. He is the son of Tom and Connie Pleva and lives in Maple City MI
(up north). He is a graduate of Glen Lake High School and currently attends Northwestern Michigan College. In his first
year of college Andrew earned a 3.75 grade point average and a 24 ACT score.
While in high school Andrew was a member of the National Honor Society, played in the band, was on the bowling team,
participated in school plays and was in the Ski Club. He was a member of the Boy Scouts and achieved the rank of Eagle
Scout. Andrew received several awards for his involvement in band, Envirothon, bowling, and skiing.
We wish him well as he pursues his educational goals, and we congratulate Andrew and his parents.
If you have a child graduating from high school in 2013 – or who graduated in the past two years, they can apply for the
scholarship this year. All instructions are on the application form which will be available after April, 2013.
Al VanDenBergh Jr. Scholarship Chairman
Rules For Application:
The applicant or father must be a member of the B.A.A. for at least a minimum of twenty-four (24) months by the deadline of August 1st
at which time the six requests listed below must be in the possession of the Scholarship Chairman.
An applicant can apply for the scholarship in any of the first three years of accredited advanced schooling.
An applicant may apply once each year during the first three years of his or her higher schooling but may only receive one scholarship
during those years.
The applicant, when reapplying, is responsible to resubmit copies of the six requests listed below.
Up to three scholarships at $500.00 apiece may be awarded each year.
The Below Six Information Requests Must Be Received By The Scholarship Chairman No Later Than Aug 1st:
1. Copy of Acceptance Letter from the University, College or Vocational School listed above.
2. Four years of High School academic records, with class standing, mailed directly from the school to:
Al VanDenBergh Jr
3. Results of ACT, SAT, or both.
B.A.A. Scholarship Chairman
Post Office Box 140
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080-0140
4. A list of extracurricular activities engaged in during your high school years.
5. A list of rewards received during your high school years.
6. An essay entitled "How I feel about my Belgian Heritage".