The New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association (NHWGA) Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the recipients of an NHWGA Scholarship or the Jean E. Lyons Memorial Scholarship.

Jean E. Lyons Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a female golfer who is a resident of the State of New Hampshire or a playing member at a New Hampshire golf club and pursuing a higher education at an accredited college or university and who combines outstanding character with a promise of academic success.

Kayli Michelle Grise

Kayli, a graduate of Lawrence Academy, MA, plans to attend the University of St. Andrews studying economics. She plays golf at Nashua Country Club and was a member of her high school’s co-ed golf team Kayli was the co-president and auditor of Lawrence Academy’s community service program – Rise Against Hunger. Kayli helped coordinate raising money for and facilitating a large meal packaging event. Over the last 3 years, the school reached its goal of 100,000 packaged meals.

Mary Anne Wiley

Mary Anne is a junior at the College of the Holy Cross. She is majoring in economics and is on the pre-dental track at the college. Mary Anne plays golf at Concord Country Club and is a member of the Holy Cross golf team. Responding to the current health crisis, Mary Anne and her brother are currently making face masks for health caretakers and have donated face shields to Concord Hospital.

New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a female golfer who is a member of the NHWGA or a relative of a member of the NHWGA and pursuing a higher education at an accredited college or university. The candidates are also evaluated for merit factors including academic work, extracurricular activities, community involvement, work experience and financial need.

Heather Bernstein

Heather, a graduate of Murray High School, UT, will be a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. She has a passion for politics and business and dreams of a career in handling international relations for the government or private businesses. As a high school student, Heather actively engaged in state and local political campaigns and her state’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America organization.

Meredith Morhun

Meredith, a graduate of Hanover High School, will be attending McGill University. She plans to major in business with a minor in science. In high school, she was a member of the boys’ varsity golf team, as there was no girls’ golf program. In 2019, she was named the NH Girls Golf State Champion, shooting a 77 at Campbell’s Scottish Highlands.

Alexis St. Laurent

Alexis, a graduate of Nashua High School, plans on attending Franklin Pierce University majoring in marketing. She has played golf since the 4th grade, has participated in the NHWGA Jr. championship, and is a member of the 2020 NH New England Women’s championship team. While in high school she worked with a team to launched Green Lemons. Green Lemons is a program that helps bridge middle and high school technological classroom curriculums in the Nashua School District, while inspiring students to become entrepreneurs. Green Lemons has held 22 events reaching over 300 students within the district.

Hannah Drew

Hannah is a sophomore at the University of Hartford. Her goal is to pursue a master’s degree in civil engineering. Hannah is on the women’s golf team at college. As a youth, she participated in the NHWGA Jr. Championship and last year played in the NHWGA Championship. She plays out of Bretwood Golf Course.

Ainsley Mazerolle

Ainsley, a graduate of Nashua High School South, plans on attending Keene State College in the fall. Her goal is to become an elementary school teacher working with trauma ridden children. She was a member of the varsity swim and dive team during her four years of high school and was named captain in her senior year. Ainsley volunteers with the New Hampshire Special Olympics as a swim coach and is working part-time as an assistant teacher in the Nashua Child Learning center.