STA’s Allessi receives Evans scholarship


MENDOTA HEIGHTS — St. Thomas Academy senior Philip Allessi of Stillwater recently received a Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship sponsored by the Western Golf Association, school officials announced.
Allessi has attended STA for four years and caddies at Dellwood Country Club. At STA, Allessi has earned the Eagle Academic Award for a 3.67 or higher GPA, participated in the color guard and orienteering and captained the quiz bowl team in his senior year. He also participated in mock trial and intramural basketball his sophomore, junior and senior years.
A National Merit Scholarship commended student, Allessi plans to study engineering at the University of Minnesota.
The Evans scholarship provides four-year tuition and college housing for golf caddies. Recipients are nominated by their sponsoring clubs and selected based on four criteria that include caddie record, academics, character and leadership. Since 1930, the privately-funded program has awarded more than 10,000 Evans Scholarships to young men and women nationwide.