Athletic Boosters

Tony Hemmelgarn Booster Scholarship Information 


Turpin Athletic Boosters will award two Tony Hemmelgarn Scholarships, a one-time $1000 scholarship to one male student-athlete and to one female student-athlete in recognition of athletic participation, team contributions, and commitment.

The recipient may or may not be a team’s best athlete; however, he/she has shown exceptional enthusiasm, participation, effort, spirit, and dedication in representing Turpin High School through athletics.

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  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and be a graduating senior.
  • Applicants must have participated in and completed a minimum of 7 seasons of any sports at Turpin.
  • Applicants must have been accepted to an accredited college or technical school.


  • Athletic Participation - performing to the best of one’s abilities.
  • Leadership - leading by example, being a positive role model, and exhibiting good sportsmanship.
  • Contribution to the Team - being a team player and helping teammates to improve.
  • Commitment to Excellence - putting in extra work, being dedicated, and striving to be well-prepared.


  • Completed scholarship application.
  • Completed coach recommendation form in a sealed and signed envelope with coach’s name on and “TAB Scholarship, Coach Recommendation” on the outside of the envelope (not your name). Keep in mind, the selection committee often uses these to break ties between candidates--choose your coach wisely.
  • Essay depicting how participating in high school athletics has impacted your high school experience.


  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Based on the selection materials submitted, the selection committee composed of three - five Turpin Athletic Boosters representatives will review the applications and select one male student-athlete recipient and one female student-athlete recipient. (The TAB representatives will not be senior parents.)
  • Applications will be evaluated without applicants’ names.
  • The monetary award will be made to each recipient following verification of acceptance and enrollment deposit at an accredited college or technical school.

DEADLINE: 3:00 P.M. on FRIDAY  April 22, 2022.