Tippmann Continues Support of Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards

02/18/2013

Tippmann Continues Support of Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards

Tippmann Continues Support of Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards

Unique program provides financial assistance to paintball players for post-secondary education

 

Fort Wayne, Ind. Tippmann Sports is proud to continue its support of the Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards, a national scholarship program that provides financial assistance to paintball players for post-secondary education. The scholarships, named in honor of the creator of paintball, are open to all high school senior paintball players. Available scholarships include a $2,500 National Award and several $500 Regional Awards. For additional information, including submission details, those interested are encouraged to visit www.paintballscholarships.com.

 

“Sponsoring the Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards is a natural extension of our longstanding mission to support paintball players,” said Howard Kosick, president of Tippmann Sports. “It’s certainly rewarding for us to be in position to have such a direct impact on the future of young players. We’re pleased to be involved and look forward to strong response from potential applicants.”

 

The Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards are administered by The Paintball Scholarship Fund and are made possible through the generous support of private donors and corporate sponsors. Applications are typically accepted and reviewed in the spring of each year.

 

“These awards have been a great way to connect with tomorrow’s leaders, while also honoring the contributions of Bob Gurnsey, who continues to help shape the game of paintball to this day.” said Jim Lively, founder of The Paintball Scholarship Fund. “We’re very grateful to Tippmann as well as our other supporters for making this all possible.”

 

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About Tippmann Sports:

Tippmann Sports is a paintball industry leader. The company has manufactured products in the USA for more than 25 years and is committed to advancing paintball technology and design. Tippmann Sports serves the global paintball community from its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana as well as its warehouse near Tournai, Belgium. The company’s complete line of paintball markers and related accessories can be found at paintball stores and fields as well as mass retail and sporting goods outlets throughout the world.

 

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