Harvey Potter Memorial Scholarship Award
Each year, this award is given to a 7th grade player, from both the girls and boys program, who most strongly embodies the athletic principles of sportsmanship, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence.
Harvey Potter, a long time Guilford resident, was a truly fine man. He was an inspiration to thousands of young men and women, on the athletic field and in the classroom. Harvey was a triple threat athlete at Williams College, excelling in lacrosse, football, and wrestling. His taught and was head coach at Williams College, Colgate University, and Skidmore College. Harvey also founded the lacrosse program at Suffield Academy, which presents the Harvey Potter Award each year to the MVP of the boy’s lacrosse team. Harvey’s son, Charlie, has been a high school and youth lacrosse referee on the Shoreline for many years.
Award recipients receive a $500.00 scholarship to be used to offset the cost of a summer lacrosse camp, a trophy, and their name will be placed on the Harvey Potter Memorial Plaque which is proudly displayed at the Guilford Parks & Recreation Center. The Award recipients are announced at the End of Year Picnic.
Past Award Recipients:
2018: Scout Climie and Santino Gambardella
2017: and Paige Crowley
2011: Emma Jewett and Nate Tepley
2010: Charlie Molloy and Catherine Rosadini
2007: Leigh Rooney and Andrew Weber
2006: Abby Sullivan and Chris Cataruzza