Don Minor Cross Country Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the CHS Cross Country Team and grandchildren of Don Minor in 2017. Don Minor started coaching and teaching in Chandler in 1959. He coached multiple sports, including CHS Cross Country from the late 1970s through the late 1980s. He always went out of his way to provide for his students and athletes, often paying for supplies out of his own pocket. Continuing education was important to Don and he always encouraged his students to continue on after high school. At least one (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded to the student(s) that best exemplifies the following criteria:
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Leadership qualities
- Financial need
- Cross country participation for a minimum of two years (one year while a senior)
- Preference given to applicants continuing with cross county in college
- Applicant must submit an essay (Times New Roman 12 pt. font, 250 words maximum) describing how your participation in the CHS Cross Country Team has contributed to your growth as a person and athlete. Include comments on how that growth will assist you in your personal and professional future.