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Scholarships - The Gifts that Keep on Giving

The course of a young adult’s life can be forever changed with the gift of education.  The goal of Babe Ruth League and the Alumni Association is to make a difference in the life of a child.  We are committed to providing our participants with the very best educational, sports experience possible.  With the help of alumni and friends, we are able to enrich their lives long after their days on the baseball and softball diamond.

Babe Ruth League received many outstanding applications and equally exceptional recommendations making the selection process very competitive.  Based on such qualities as academic excellence, personal achievement, and commitment to community, the following candidates were selected for 2017 scholarship awards. 

Babe Ruth League Alumni Scholarship
Maguire Balke—Yardville, NJ
Steven Cantrell—Lynn Haven, FL
Nicholas Celestial—E Segundo, California
Sean Downey—Elizabeth, NJ
Grant Goplen—North St. Paul, MN
Kyle Harrington—Hamilton, NJ
Jonathan Huntley—Westfield, MA
Brett Linton—Inwood, WV
Chance Messer—Marlin, WA
Brandon Puritt—Somerset, KY

Irby Luquette Endowed Scholarship
Toriann Ealem—Marrero, LA
Madison Hebert—Plaquemine, LA
Kenley Rae Karno—Clinton, LA
Haley Landry—Plaquemine, LA 

There is ample evidence to support the assertion that education is the gift that keeps on giving.  Earning capacity is linked to the degree of educational attainment.  And just as vital as earning capacity, a college education offers enormously valuable social benefits.  All of these contribute to a better quality of life.

At present, Babe Ruth League offers three scholarship programs—the Babe Ruth League Alumni Scholarship, the Irby Luquette Endowed Scholarship, and the Jaime Horn Memorial Scholarship. For further information, please visit 

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