Announcing the 2016 Scholarship Recipients

January 4, 2017

Scholarship Announcement: 

We are excited to announce that we received almost 100 applications! As a board, we poured over your applications- laughing, crying, and sharing our favorite soundbites.  Our ultimate goal as an organization is to be able to fund generations of all women who need resources to meet their goals in the mountains. However, due to limited resources, we had to make some hard decisions, but we were able to offer 10 scholarships for the 2016-2017 ski season.

 

Avalanche 1 Course will cover the foundational knowledge and skills for back country safety. We were able to offer 4 scholarships for Avalanche 1 Safety Course: The recipients of this scholarship were:

 

Tina Greene, 44 of Wilson, WY

 

 Carli Lyon, 34 of Jackson, WY

 

Jen Piperno, 25 of Driggs, Idaho

 

Tamara Clausen, 60 of Jackson, WY.

 

Avalanche II: In this course recipients will go deeper into snow metamorphism and gain a better understanding of the season snowpack history and existing avalanche problems.

 

Sylvia Doyle, 26  of Jackson, WY.

Ilka Hadlock, 25 of Jackson, WY.

 

Epic Adventure: $1000 Scholarship for an Epic Adventure of Your Choice:

We awarded the Epic Adventure Scholarship of $1000 to both

Rachel Reich, 32 of Jackson, WY 

Morgan McGlashon, 22 of Wilson, WY

Rachel & Morgan plan to climb, summit and ski Denali this spring.  

 

Face Your Fears: 

This application was for one spot at the 2017 Elevate the Woman’s Ski Camp at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. January 16-20th! Included in this camp is 6 nights at Teton Mountain Lodge, Rental skis, 4 day lift tickets and 4 days of instruction!

Total Value is $5,000

 

For Intermediate and Advanced Skiers. Elevate your skiing and confidence to the next level with our top women coaches and headlining pro-athletes Jess McMillan, Kim Havell and Crystal Wright. Tap in to the pro’s endurance and fitness traits off the slopes, with a Pilates class taught by Jess, a stretching class with Crystal and an inspirational presentation by Kim.

With the help of JHMR we were able to award two very deserving women with the opportunity to attend The Women’s Elevate Camp. The recipients of this scholarship are:

Pontier Sackery, 55 of Jackson, WY

 Amy James, 45 of Casper, WY.

Thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to apply!

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