NYS USBC 2020-21 Graduating Senior Scholars
$4,000 Pat Zonneville Memorial Award (NYS USBC) — Cassidy Potter, Webster (Rochester USBC)
Cassidy attends Webster Thomas HS and holds a 4.0 grade point average. She has been bowling for 11 years with an average of 225, high game of 300 and a 780 high series. School activities include Varsity Bowling, Varsity Track, Math League, National Honor Society. Community involvement: Youth bowling coach, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Holy Trinity CYO Basketball concessions, Dog Walking, Camp Counselor. Cassidy has been awarded, Scholar Athlete for bowling & Track (scholar athlete is awarded for maintaining a 90%+ gpa while also playing a sport). RIT Innovation and Creativity , Titan Athletic Award, for Bowling & Track. Certificate of achievement in Chemistry from the American Chemical Society.
Cassidy will be attending RIT and studying Biomedical Engineering.
$3,000 (NYS USBC) — Conner Novak, West Seneca (Greater Buffalo USBC)
Conner attends West Seneca West Senior High School and holds a 4.0 grade point average and has been bowling for 10 years and holds a 222 high average, 290 high game a a 770 high series. School Activities: National Honor Society, Science + Spanish Honor Society, International Relationship Club President, Spanish Club, Varsity Bowling,(captain 2020/2021), JV Volleyball + Baseball, Varsity Volleyball + Baseball, High School Jazz Band. Community involvement: St Mary’s pierogi fundraiser, ACRY Church Youth Group President, Freshman Orientation, Volunteered at multiple Church and Community Fundraisers such as food Drive, Adult Special Olympics, Collecting School Supplies & Book Drive. Conner has been awarded the Kiwanis Award for Social Studies, Science & Physical Education. He has many Bowling Achievements both locally and for NYS. Conner will be attending Lawrence Technological University and will study Cell & Molecular Biology.
$2,000 (NYS USBC) — Haley Piscopo, Staten Island (Staten Island USBC)
Haley attends St Joseph Hill Academy and holds a 3.8 grade point average. She has been bowling for 10 years and holds a 152 average, high game of 187 and a 565 series. School activities: Robotics Club President, Varsity Bowling (team captain 4 years), Dance Team, Italian Club, Asian Culture Club. National Honor Society & National Foreign Language Honor Society. Community involvement: St Joseph Hill Academy Service, Greenbelt Conservatory, Beautification of parks, Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Project Hospitality Meal Program, Food Drive. Haley has been awarded with the President’s Volunteer Silver Service Award, & St Joseph Hill Academy Honor Roll 2017-2021 and was MVP 2019. Haley will be attending Stevens Institute of Technology and will study Mechanical Engineering
$1,000 (NYS USBC Youth Leaders) — Kaleb Stephens, Brockport (Rochester NY USBC)
Kaleb attends Brockport High School and holds a 3.8 grade point average. He has been bowling for 9 years and has a 233 average, High Game of 300 and a 804 High Series. School Activities: Captain for Bible Quizzing Team, National Honor Society, Excelsior Honor Roll. Community involvement: Vacation Bible School Technician, Church Christmas Program Technician, Adventure Zone. Kaleb was awarded with the Chemistry Achievement Award, and the Bible Quizzing All-Star Team and holds many accomplishments in bowling in both local and state tournaments.
Kaleb will be attending Webber International University and will study Business
$1,000 (NYS USBC Youth Leaders) — Nicole Rourke, Staten Island (Staten Island USBC)
Nicole attends Notre Dame Academy and holds a 3.8 grade point average. She has been bowling for 3 years and has a 163 average, 224 high game and a 391 High series. School Activities: Varsity Swim Team, Bowling Team, Yearbook, Vice President of Career Chat, Criminology Club, Baking Club, National and Spanish Honor Society. Community involvement: Swim Coach for kids 6-14. St Clare’s drama production, donate and drop off gifts to the Head Start Preschool. Nicole has received the St. John’s Women in Science Award, and on the 1st Place teams for Swimming and Bowling in the CSHAA. Nicole will be attending Coastal Carolina University and will study Nursing
$1,000 (NYS USBC) — Rachel Hines, Medford (Long Island USBC)
Rachel attends Longwood High School and holds a 3.6 grade point average. She has been bowling for 8 years and has a 221 average, 300 high game and a 815 series. School activities: Dom’s Day, Best Buddies, Varsity Girls Bowling 4 years. National Honor Society 4 years. Community involvement: Brookhaven Town Republican Committee, Rachel’s Caring for Kids Charitable Organization, Bully Crew, Yaphank Fire Dept Juniors, Relay for Life Team Captain. Rachel has received the NYS Assoc for Health, Physical Ed, Recreational Dance Suffolk Zone HS Leadership Award, 1st Pl PTSA Reflections Photography, NYS Comptroller Achievement Award and a Scholar Athlete Award, 4 years. Rachel has achieved numerous Bowling accomplishments. Rachel will attend Mount St Mary’s University and will study Physical Education and ROTC. Rachel will also be a member of their bowling Team.
$1,000 (NYS USBC) — Anthony Mastroianni, Brooklyn (New York City USBC)
Anthony attends Cathedral Preparatory School & Seminary and holds a 3.6 grade point average. He has been bowling for 13 years and holds a 227 average, 300 High Game and a 793 High Series. School activities: Peer Tutor, Drama Club, Bowling 4 Years, Honor Roll 2017-2020, National Honor Society 2017. Community involvement: Our Lady of Grace Parish setting up for all school activities. Anthony hold numerous Local and State achievements for Bowling, still holding the record of being the youngest to bowl a 299 at the age of 9. Anthony will attend St Ambrose University and study Elementary Education and will be a member of their bowling team.