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SRS is pleased to announce the second year of our annual college scholarship named in honor of Andersen Pickard, a teenager from Strafford, NH. Andersen graduated from high school at Berwick Academy in South Berwick, Maine, in 2023. He now studies Sport Analytics at Rice University. An avid sports fan, Andersen grew up participating in numerous SRS programs, including soccer, basketball, skiing, and baseball. Now, he volunteers for SRS as a webmaster and social media coordinator, contributing to the success of the organization’s web presence. Beyond his volunteerism, Andersen enjoys writing about sports for various media outlets, hiking with his family, and spending hours upon hours at the BYA baseball complex.

There are two ways you can submit your application. Both methods will be considered and evaluated equally:

  1. Send a completed paper copy of the packet linked here via U.S. mail.

  2. Fill out the online form below. Please note: if you leave this page, progress will not be saved.

Eligibility Requirements
Resident of Strafford, NH, with previous participation in Strafford Recreational Sports as a volunteer or participant. Application deadline is April 1, 2024. Applicants must provide proof of program acceptance to a trade school, community college, or college/university.

Essay Component
Please submit a one-page essay stating how participation in Strafford Recreational Sports programs, and other athletics or sports, has helped you appreciate the importance of teamwork and the value of your community.

Previous Winners

Andersen Pickard, Berwick Academy - attending Rice University
Rebecca Scruton, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy - attending Great Bay Community College

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