BERTRAND & BLANCHE LETENDRE MEMORIAL SUMMER ATHLETIC TRAINING CAMP SCHOLARSHIP

RECIPIENTS

2017

The 2016 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Memorial Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship has been awarded to Destinee Cabrera. Destinee is a Junior at Lehman High School in Kyle, Texas.  She has been involved with athletic training since about 3 years ago, when she was diagnosed with a condition that prevented her from playing sports.  To stay involved in athletics, Destinee became involved with her school's athletic training program for students.  A member of the FFA, Hays Shooting Club, LOBO Club, ASL Club, and various other organization.  She still manages to maintain a 3.78 GPA.  For fun, Destinee likes to compete in shooting sports, taking pictures, and watching the San Antonio Spurs play.

2016

The 2016 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Memorial Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship has been awarded to two great high school students. 

Adriana Jimenez attends Jack C. Hayes High School in Buda, Texas. Adriana has been involved with athletic training since 8th grade when she began helping out with the school football and baseball teams. She has been a competitive cheerleader since the age of 5 and in her free time enjoys zip lining, hiking, swimming, and bike riding. She will attend the camp at Texas State University.

Lincoln Revill attends Frost Independent school District in Frost, Texas. He stays busy playing football, basketball, baseball, tennis and track on top of playing violin and staying active with his church. He first became inspired to work in the medical field after watching, "Gifted Hands, the Ben Carson Story." Lincoln will attend the camp at Texas A&M.

2015

The 2015 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Memorial Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship has been awarded to Kaitlyn Maguire. She attends Arlington Catholic High School. Kaitlyn became interested in the field through observing her high school athletic trainer. Kaitlyn is looking forward to this first step in working towards her career goal of being an athletic trainer. Kaitlyn enjoys yoga, being active and spending time with friends.  She will attend camp at Springfield (MA) College. 

2014

The 2014 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Katyann Grochmal. Ms. Grochmal attended Pinkerton Academy, Derry, NH.  Katyann became interested in the field during her athletic career as a competitive gymnast and soccer player. Katyann enjoys spending time at the beach and volunteering in her community. She attended camp at William & Mary.

2013

The 2013 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Tyler Robbins. Mr. Robbins attended Valley Christian High School in San Jose, CA. This scholarship provides funds for students interested in careers in the sports medicine field of athletic training to attend a summer camp focused on athletic training. Tyler became interested in the field after a sports-related knee injury sidelined him from football last fall. Tyler spends summers in Massachusetts.  He attended the camp at Springfield College.

2012

The 2012 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Courtney Barlotta. Ms. Barlotta attended Bedford High School. Courtney became interested in the field after a career-ending concussion her freshman year in high school.

2011

The 2011 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Brandon Hammerstrom. Mr. Hammerstrom attended Manchester Memorial High School. He went on to study athletic training at Springfield College where he attended camp in 2011. In May, 2016, Brandon graduated from Springfield College and has become a Certified Athletic Trainer.  He will be attending the University of Iowa with a graduate assistantship caring for their men's gymnastics team.

2010

The 2010 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Reid Beauchemin. At the time of the award, Mr. Beauchemin was homeschooled and attended Concord High School part time.

2009

The 2009 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Rosemary Wiser. At the time of the award, Ms. Wiser was a junior at Gould Academy in Bethel, ME.

2008

The 2008 Bertrand & Blanche Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship was awarded to Hannah Frantz. At the time of the award, Ms. Frantz was a junior at Proctor Academy in Andover, NH where she participated in soccer, basketball and lacrosse. She had long been interested in medicine - since she would wrap gauze around her Barbies. The combination of interests in sports and medicine led to her interest in athletic training.

2007

Kelsey Isham, then a 16-year-old junior from Manchester Memorial High School received the inaugural summer camp scholarship. Kelsey was an excellent student and varsity athlete (soccer, softball). Kelsey became interested in a career in physical therapy or athletic training because she enjoyed helping others build/rebuild their strength and recover from injuries. The summer camp helped her explore careers in this area and was an excellent experience for her. Kelsey attended the Athletic Training Student Workshop offered by Springfield College during the summer of 2007. Kelsey is now working as a pediatric occupational therapist.