Sam Oliver coached three generation of girls soccer in the Arlington Soccer Club (ASC) and his tireless work as chief friend of the AHS girls varsity soccer program played a significant role in the strength of girls soccer in Arlington at every level.
Sam passed away in February 2007 and the Arlington Soccer Club established the Sam Oliver Memorial Scholarship as a tribute to his memory. The Arlington Soccer Club annually awards scholarship money to graduating seniors with a history of playing, coaching or refereeing for the ASC. The ASC hosts an annual fundraiser day and uses other methods, like the New England Revolutions Tailgating Party to raise funds for the scholarship as well.
Criteria (in descending order of importance):
- A graduating senior that has played, coached, refereed or managed for the Arlington Soccer Club for at least 5 years
- The applicant should have average or above average grades and have plans to go to a 2 to 4 year college or university.
- Consideration will be given to those applicants who have shown a history of civic volunteering
Description of award:
- One time only scholarship award
- Minimum of $1,000 per recipient
- Number of recipients vary year by year. Average is two boys and two girls
- A check is presented to the recipient at the Arlington High Awards Night
How to Apply:
- Download application. To save the file, go to the Google Docs FILE menu and pull down to “MAKE A COPY”. Then change the name of the file to include your name.
- Fill out form and email to [email protected]
- You should get a confirmation email notifying you that we have received your entry.
- If you do not hear from us within one week of submission, please Contact Us.
If you have questions, please Contact Us.
Past recipients include:
|2017||Juliana Bird, Emilia Brush, Clinton Garrahan, Jeremiah Jacob-Dolan|
|2016||James Bauer, Maura Doherty, Max Fox-Jurkowitz, Erin Jigargian, Emma Maxtutis, Stefan Rookwood|
|2015||Eliza Brush, Gaurav Dangol, Haley Hourican, Jason “Tano” Mejia, Sabrina Morais, Aidan O’Day|
|2014||John Ammondson, William Lockery, Connor Lovelace, Harrison Mintz, Myriam Ayad, Julia Wood|
|2013||Fernando Cuervo-Torello, Leland Benjamin Garrahan, Olivia Powell-Phillips, Jessica Sandberg, Madeline Stein, Tyler Stinson|
|2012||Lindsay Chapman, Sophia Hirsch, Brent Lo, Graham McInnis, Hannah Streuver, and Matthew Wah|
|2011||Otto Briner, Elizabeth DeBenedictos, Sarah Ghabbour, Elizabeth Gomes, Trevor O’Brien Jones, and Sam Mintz|
|2010||Marwan Ghabour, Emily Chicojay Moore, Jillian Peura (not present), Anna Lemp, Alex Wallach Hanson, and Rob Carter|
|2009||Charlie Cubetta, Rebecca O’Quinn, and Sam Shvartz|
|2008||Olivia Baldwin, Jill Shaner, Danny Chin and Sean Reilly|
|2007||Rose McCabe, Kathryn O’Quinn, and Kelsie Shea|