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Incoming Freshman a Finalist for AAU's High School Sullivan Award

July 05, 2011

Category: Athletics, Students


EllisLogan Ellis, member of the incoming Class of 2015 at Catawba College, has been selected as a finalist for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) High School Sullivan Award. Ellis graduated from Southeast Guilford High School in Greensboro, N.C. and will begin classes at Catawba in the fall.

A two-time all-conference golfer, Ellis qualified for first-round match play in the 2010 CGA NC Junior Matchplay Championships. He started scouting at age 7 and earned the rank of Eagle at age 16. He is also a volunteer firefighter, maintained an A-B honor roll throughout school and was a member of the National Honor Society. Ellis played in AAU golf tournaments for four years, including three National Championships.

The AAU has been presenting the Sullivan Award to the nation's outstanding amateur athlete since 1930, will honor the nation's top high school senior athlete this year with its inaugural High School Sullivan Award. The Committee will be awarding a total of $50,000 in Scholarship Funds to four male and four female athletes with overall winners selected. The award emphasizes leadership, character, sportsmanship, academics and accomplishment in sport.