BBA's Emma Tobin earns VGA scholarship

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MANCHESTER — The Vermont Golf Association (VGA) scholarship fund has named 14 seniors as the recipients of its 2020 scholarship. Burr and Burton Academy's Emma Tobin was among those chosen.

Applicants are selected based on their affiliation to the game of golf, academic achievements and overall finical need, according the the VGA.

The Vermont State Women's Golf Association, Vermont Golf Course Superintendents Association, Vermont Professional Golfers Association, and the Vermont Seniors Golf Association are all affiliated with the VGA scholarship fund.

Tobin and the other 13 students chosen will receive a $1,000 scholarship for up to four years they are enrolled in college. The scholarship fund currently has 49 recipients who are currently receiving $46,000.

Tobin was a member of the BBA golf team.

In total, the VGA scholarship fund has awarded more than $1.4 million to 490 graduating seniors. The fund was created in 1964.

The VGA scholarship fund is a non-profit organization that receives its funding through contributions from individuals, businesses, golf associations, VGA member golf courses and its annual scholarship scramble golf event.

Tobin will continue her academic career at American University.

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