The Sioux Campbell Memorial Scholarship will be given out each year to one CCJGA recipient. Sioux represented the highest example of support for junior golfers, motivating fellow parents to realize the goals of the organization. This year’s recipient is Christian Pavlakis, congratulations Christian!
Christian Pavlakis – Christian is a graduate of Monomoy Regional High School where he graduated with a 3.4 GPA. He was a two-year captain on the golf team and was named a Cape & Island League All-Star in 2016. Christian was a member of the National Honor Society and four-year member of the Monomoy Select Choir. He was a four-time All-Cape, four-time All Southeastern District, and three-time All-State selection for select choir. Christian has held jobs in golf working for five years as an intern with the CCJGA as well as the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association, volunteer with the Monomoy Women’s Golf Team and at Eastward Ho!. Christian is the son of Manny Pavlakis and Cheryl Serijan and is attending Elms College in Chicopee where he is a member of the Golf Team.
Michael Julian – Michael is a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School with a 3.5 GPA. He was a National Honor Society student, school ambassador, and member of the DY Concert Band as a trumpet player. He was actively involved in both community service and his church. Michael coached 4th and 5th grade basketball teams, assisted with the Wixon Middle School golf program, was an assistant coach in the Dennis Little League and volunteered at many church events. Michael was a five-year player on the golf team where he was a captain and an Atlantic Coast League All-Star his senior year. He also was a five-year member of the basketball team. Michael has demonstrated perseverance and dedication to overcome a rare form of epilepsy he’s had since he was three years old. His hard work, putting in extra time in both academics and sports, paid off. Michael is the son of John and Ann-Marie Julian and is attending Assumption College in Worcester.
Emily Rodricks – Emily is a graduate of Sturgis East Charter School where she graduated with a 3.83 GPA. She was recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement in IB Psychology SL placed third in the state in the MIAA’s 8th Annual Girls and Women in Sport Essay contest. Emily was a four-year starter on the Boys Golf Team where she played No. 1 sophomore through senior year. She was voted team MVP all four seasons, selected to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic Teams from 2015-2017 and Cape & Islands All Star from 2014-2017. She was also a member of the Women’s Basketball Team for four seasons and was a Boston Globe All-Star senior year. Emily was actively involved in volunteer work with the Salvation Army, After School Enrichment Program, and the Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding. Emily is the daughter of Jim and Carrie Rodricks and is attending The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester where she is a member of the golf team.
Malina Rufo – Malina is a graduate of Wellesley High School where she graduated with a 4.42 GPA. She was an honor roll student all four years and a member of the Wellesley High School Rice Street Jazz Choir and Renegade Acapella. She founded the Wellesley High Birthday Wishes Club that provides birthday parties to homeless children in the greater Boston area. Malina was a four-year member of the golf team where she was named Mass Bay League All-Star three times, Boston Globe and Herald News All-Scholastic Golfer as a junior and MVP of the team her junior and senior seasons. She helped guide her team to a State Championship in 2017! In addition to playing in CCJGA events, Malina worked junior golf camps at New Seabury Golf Club. Malina is the daughter of David and Denise Rufo and is attending Carnegie Mellon University where she is a member of the Golf Team.
Ryan Scales – Ryan graduated from Medfield High School where he was a member of the golf and track and field teams. Ryan started in the Cape Cod Junior Golf Association at age 8 and played right through his senior year of high school. He is the son of Matt and Katie Scales and is attending the University of South Carolina.