Bellevue junior Scholastic All-American

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Updated: November 4, 2019

Ian Siebers of Bellevue, Washington, has been named an AJGA Scholastic Junior All-American by the American Junior Golf Association. Since 1988, the team has recognized 12 young men and 12 young women who demonstrate the ability to excel both on the golf course and in the classroom.

   “These 24 students exemplify sportsmanship on the golf course and citizenship in their schools at the highest level,” said Stephen Hamblin, AJGA Executive Director. ”By celebrating this great accomplishment we are helping to fulfill our mission of developing golf’s next generation.”

   Ian Siebers: Bellevue, Washington | Class of 2020 | Bellevue High School

   · GPA: 4.58

   · SAT: 1520

   · Best 2019 finish: T4, PING Heather Farr Classic

   · Community Involvement: Bethany Presbyterian Church Sunday School volunteer, Bethany Presbyterian Church – Praying Pelican Ministries volunteer on mission trip to Costa Rica, captain of high school varsity golf team, high school band trumpet section leader

   To be eligible to apply for the AJGA Scholastic Junior All-America Team, applicants must be high school juniors or seniors with a top finish in an AJGA Open or Invitational event (boys: top 10, girls: top five). After qualifying, selections were based on the following criteria (in order of importance):  standardized test scores, GPA, school leadership and community service. The AJGA uses an adjusted GPA scale to systematically compare applicants.

   The AJGA Scholastic Junior All-America Team will be honored at the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet, November 24, at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. By being named to the team, each player is also eligible to participate in the Rolex Tournament of Champions, one of the most prestigious events in junior golf, which will take place on PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion and Fazio Courses, November 23-28. Four duos qualified for 2020 men’s and women’s national championship four-ball competitions in USGA qualifiers played Monday, Oct. 14 at Willamette Valley Country Club in Canby.