Rotary Scholarships

Since 2006, the Arnold Sports Festival has partnered with the Columbus Rotary awarding more than 100 scholarships totaling nearly $225,000 to young athletes who are not only excelling in sports and athletics but also in their academics as well as contributing to their communities.

In 2018, scholarships were awarded in Cheerleading, Boxing, Weightlifting, Fencing, Arnold’s Quest for Talent, DanceSport (2) and Gymnastics (2).

2018 Scholarship Winners

Weightlifting – Jay Koski (Portage Michigan)
DanceSport – Sarah Tsung (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
DanceSport – Katherine Thompson (Zionsville, Indiana)
Boxing – Samone Wagner (Columbus, Ohio)
Fencing – Julia McKenna (South Bend, Indiana)
Arnold Kids Got Talent – Joey Vice (Westerville, Ohio)
Cheerleading – Dylan Gessner (Monroe, Michigan)
Gymnastics – Kendra Lindway (Valley View, Ohio)
Gymnastics – Paul Lindstedt (Hilliard, Ohio)