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 Emily Hunt:
Emily Hunt – Emily is a graduate of Sandwich High School where she was a National Honor Society student and an active member in both school and community activities. Emily belonged to the Model United Nations, International Club, and Key Club. In her community, she volunteered with Best Buddies, the Special Olympics and The Cape Cod Counsel of Churches. Athletically, Emily was a member of the Sandwich High Swimming and Diving Teams as well as the Golf Team. She competed on the Men’s Golf Team until her Senior Year when Sandwich started Women’s Golf. The Women’s Golf team won the Massachusetts State Championship in it’s first year! Emily was instrumental in helping the Cape Cod Junior Golf Association start and advance the LPGA Girls Golf program. She organized the girls events, reached out to girls to help get them interested in golf, and organized “off-course” activities. Emily was chosen to attend a First Tee Leadership Academy at Michigan State University and was selected to represent Team Massachusetts in the Tri-City matches for Mass Golf. She also worked in the Pro Shop and as a caddy at The Ridge Club. Emily is the daughter of Ethan and Yvonne Hunt and is attending Merrimack College where she is a member of the Women’s Golf Team.
John Greer – Jack is a graduate of St. John Paull II High School where he was a member of the Math and Golf Teams. He excelled in Math being named Freshman and Sophomore Math Student of the Year and had the best Math Team results in his grade each year. Jack accomplished one of the rarest feats in the entire country when he aced the ACT Exams with a perfect composite score of 36, something only a fraction of 1% of people accomplish. He also volunteered his time with Special Olympics (named Special Olympics Volunteer of the Month) and helped coach junior golfers. On the course, Jack was a member of the SJPII Golf Team for five seasons and was recognized as a Cape & Islands League All-Star his junior season. Jack has worked as a caddie at Wianno and The Ridge Club as well as an outside employee at Oyster Harbors and Cranberry Valley. He is the son of Roman and Nicole Greer and is attending Bentley University.
Margaret Scales – Maggie is a graduate of Medfield High School where she was a four-year member of the Boys Golf Team, serving as team captain her senior year. Maggie was involved in Student Council, National Arts Honor Society, Captains Council, Portfolio Club and was Editor-In-Chief of her school newspaper. She also volunteered with Best Buddies and was a youth teacher at Saint Edwards Parish. Maggie worked as a caddy at The Ridge Club and as a shift supervisor at the very popular Sundae School Ice Cream Parlor. Maggie is the daughter of Matt and Katie Scales and is attending Provident College where she is pursuing Global Studies.
Kristina Thimme – Kristina is a graduate of Sandwich High School where, as a senior, she helped lead the Girl’s Golf Team to a State Championship in it’s first season. A very accomplished golfer, Kristina has numerous accolades on her resume. She was a four-time CCJGA Player of the year, Ridge Club Girls Club Champion (2011-2017), two-time winner of the Cape Cod High School Girls Golf Championship (including course record 62 at King’s Way), medalist of the Cape and Islands Golf Classic as only female in the field, and was a Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic member in 2017 and 2018. Kristina played Number 1 on the St. John Paul II Boy’s Golf Team and then Number 2 on the Sandwich High School Boy’s Golf Team. She was chosen to attend the LPGA Leadership Academy at Westchester Golf Club and was a member of a select choir tour that sang throughout Italy and at the Vatican. Kristina is the daughter of Fred Thimme and Sue Kaffenburgh and is attending the College of Charleston. She is studying abroad in Ireland for her first semester.