David Gibson Memorial Scholarship Fund 2014 Winners Announced

The Gibby" is a memorial scholarship fund was started to honor David Gibson, a member of the Morris Lions U18 Rugby Team. David was also a charter member of the Mountville Youth Rugby program.

David was a young man committed to and passionate about his family, friends and sports. In his memory, a scholarship award is presented to a deserving senior on the Lions team at the end of their season. The scholarship is intended to be used toward furthering the recipient's academic or rugby career. 

This year the scholarship committee decided to expand the scholarship to the Girls U18 team as well. The commitment of these young women to their academics, community and the game of rugby are extraordinary. 

The 2014 David Gibson Memorial Scholarship Winners Are: 

Will Kinzer – Parsippany High School

Tess Feury – Villa Walsh Academy

Both Will and Tess started playing rugby in Kindergarten in the Parsippany and Denville Flag Rugby programs. Their interest, commitment and athleticism carried them to be leaders on and off the pitch as they played for the Morris Lions Girls and Boys HS Team. 

We honor them for their commitment to the game. Will is going to Loyola of Maryland and will be studying Poly Science. Tess is going to study Nursing at Penn State University. 

Both will be playing Rugby on the Collegiate Level.