I feel strongly about both golf and educating our children, and if the youth of today are healthy and well-educated, they will not be a burden on society, but rather a contributor.
Carmel, IN (PRWEB) May 06, 2015
Broker/Realtor and golf enthusiast, Bill Mitchell, is proud to announce The Mitchell Continuing Education Scholarship through the Indiana Golf Foundation. The scholarship was created to encourage and promote the attainment of higher-education goals for high school seniors who have actively participated in the game of golf and have excelled in their academic achievements.
“I feel strongly about both golf and educating our children, and if the youth of today are healthy and well-educated, they will not be a burden on society, but rather a contributor,” said Bill. “I wish I could help further education for every man, woman and child on the planet. As a starting point, I created The Mitchell Continuing Education Scholarship.”
Applicants for the scholarship must be nominated in writing by their high school golf coach or PGA professional. They must also have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale or 9.0 or higher on a 12.0 grading scale. Applicants must also have been employed in the golf industry in some capacity (e.g., caddie, bag room, driving range, golf shop, etc.).
“To fund this annual scholarship, I am setting aside $100 from every closed real estate transaction that The Mitchell Team completes each year. Last year we closed fifty transactions, and therefore I have elected to use that as the starting point of the fund,” said Bill. “I will guarantee a minimum of $5,000 each and every year. If we exceed the fifty closed transactions, I will have the option to award a larger scholarship in any given year or continue to build the fund for future years.”
Bill added that if they fall short, “which won’t happen,” he will personally make up the shortfall, as it is critical to give a minimum of $5,000 each year to help lighten the burden of education on the parents and children, so that they can focus on education, golf and life. “Had it not been for my education, golf and loyal real estate clients, I would not be in a position to fulfill my obligation of providing an education for my children and, taking it a step further, helping provide education for others,” said Bill. “I am so excited about this opportunity that I can’t wait until we make our first award in the first quarter of 2016.”
About RE/MAX Ability Plus – The Mitchell Team
The Mitchell Team works with buyers and sellers of residential real estate in all price segments from first-time home buyers to multimillion-dollar listings, and those looking to relocate to the area. The Mitchell Team serves Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Westfield, Fishers, and surrounding areas. The office location is at 200 S. Rangeline Road, suite 129, Carmel, IN 46032. For more information on buying or selling a home, please call (317) 696-4181.
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