Skates 2 Scholars is a newly formed non-profit 501 (C) (3) that is raising money solely to help local hockey players with the financial burden of going to college. This organization has been created to assist in advancing the education of local hockey players who are hardworking and dedicated. Local business and individuals contribute to fund this scholarship.
2018 Scholarship Winners
S2S awarded a total of $5500 to:
Ryan Lubker – Ryan is a Senior at Myers Park High School earning a 4.7 GPA. “Lubby” played hockey for the Charlotte Jr. Checkers and Charlotte Rush for the last 4 years and is attending The University of Mississippi in the fall.
Christian Sokol – Christian is finishing his senior year at Marvin Ridge High School. He has played hockey with the Charlotte Rush and Pineville Falcons and is attending Regent University in the fall.
Christian Hoffman – Christian is a Senior at Union Academy earning a 4.0 GPA. Christian has played in the Charlotte Jr. Checkers and Charlotte Rush travel programs for the last 12 years starting as a Mite. He is attending University of North Carolina Wilmington, majoring in Management & Leadership.
Nikita Smirmov – Nikita moved to the US from the Ukraine in 2012 and joined the Charlotte Rush Junior program in 2015-16 season. He has since worked his way through college and played hockey at the Division III level for Aurora College and Bryn Athyn College.
To make a tax deductible contribution to Skates2Scholars, please visit our website at www.skate2scholars.org.