- 09 Oct
The Maryland Racing Media Association (MRMA) will disperse $26,750 in scholarships to 23 men and women involved in the Maryland Thoroughbred racing industry.
This year’s awards, made possible through the generosity and support of equine organizations as well as private donors, brings to more than $325,000 in scholarships that have been dispensed over the past decade.
All of the scholarship recipients either work on the Maryland backstretch or are employed on a Thoroughbred farm.
The 2012 scholarship award winners include:
Alexandra Curtiss is the recipient of the Eddie McMullen Memorial Scholarship and will receive $3,000.
Lauren Mundy is the recipient of the Lucy Acton Memorial Scholarship for Service and will receive $3,000.
Gabrielle Gaudet will receive $2,500.
Dagmar Caramello and Jermaine Haughton will receive $2,000 each.
Allen Foster and Colleen O’Reilly will receive $1,500 each.