Minnesota Youth Athletics Services


The Johnny Price IV Memorial College Scholarship


Johnny Price IV Memorial College Scholarship - $1,000

One Johnny Price IV Memorial College Scholarship will be awarded to a senior baseball player participating in the 17U-19U MYAS league during the 2018 season.                               

The Johnny Price IV Memorial College Scholarship is open to high school senior baseball players who exemplify the characteristics of the late Johnny Price IV, a Lakeville standout who often spoke of his desire to help others experience the sense of belonging that comes from being part of a team. Johnny’s kindness, empathy, and thoughtfulness towards other will always live on.

Scholarship applications can be found by visiting www.theblizzardfoundation.org under the Johnny Price IV Scholarship tab. Scholarship applications are evaluated anonymously by the Blizzard Foundation board of directors.

All scholarship submissions must be emailed to scholarship@theblizzardfoundation.org by August 1st. Responses to scholarship application questions can be submitted via a formal essay, video recording, audio recording, slideshow, etc. All responses must have applicant information found on the website attached.


Past Recipients

2016 Willem Aldirch – Aldrich spent most of his time at the corners of the infield and on the mound for Duluth East High School. A true leader, Aldrich encompassed the true meaning of Kaizen. It was his goal on and off the field to get better at what he was doing each and every day, and to make sure others around him were doing the same. In addition, Aldrich spent a good amount of time giving back to his school community through various service projects.

2017 Cole Albers – Albers was a middle infielder and pitcher for Champlin Park High School. Albers prided himself on being a quiet leader, leading by example and giving players around them a platform to get better. He always knew when someone needed a word of encouragement. Albers also spent time giving back to the community through baseball camps and other service learning projects.

2017 Trent Fredenburg – Fredenburg was a utility infielder for Anoka High School. Leading by example, his positive energy was contagious. Dedicated to always giving his all Fredenburg was a natural leader on and off the field. He spent time during the school year and summer giving back to younger baseball players in his community through camps, clinics, and helping with his local little league.

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