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Six Forsyth Students Receive Scholarships to Georgia Tech

The Daniel Hager Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to six graduates of Forsyth County Schools.

Committee members of the Daniel Hager Memorial Scholarship Fund are pleased to announce the results of their 2012 scholarship program. 

Six graduates of Forsyth County Schools received a $1,000 scholarship to the Georgia Institute of Technology. The funds were raised through the annual Daniel Hager Memorial Celebrity Golf Tournament held last October at the .

The scholarships were awarded to the following students: 

  • Hannah Coonley, daughter of Rhonda and Greg, graduated from with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.85. She volunteered at the Forsyth County Animal Shelter and her school activities included Ballet, Link Leaders and National Honor Society.
  • Anna Finch, daughter of Leah and William, graduated from with a cumulative G.P.A. of 4.0. She volunteered at Group Leader/Bible Story Teller at Browns Bridge Community Church and her school activities included International Thespian Society, National Honors Society, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta. 
  • Jared Klienwaechter, son of Gerilyn and Joseph, graduated from with a cumulative G.P.A. of 4.0. He volunteered at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church and was active in school activities including football, track and field, the National Honor Society, FCA and Mu Alpha Theta.
  • Tyler McGee, son of Melanie and Brian graduated from South Forsyth High with a cumulative G.P.A. of 4.18. His school activities included National Honor Society, National Beta Club, National Spanish Honor Society, Tennis Team, Scholar Athlete and Team Captain.
  • Madison Rodenstine, daughter of Angela Heitzer and Todd, graduated from North Forsyth High with a cumulative G.P.A. of 4.19. She volunteered at Special Olympics and Hands on Forsyth and her school activities included Cheerleading, Tennis, Beta Club, National Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Math Team and DECA.
  • Neha Saxena, daughter of Seema and Rajiv, graduated from Lambert High with a cumulative G.P.A. of 4.0. She volunteered at Ocee Library and her school activities included DECA, National Honors Society, National Technical Honors Society and Mu Alpha Theta.  

Plans for this year’s golf tournament are in full swing and will take place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the St. Ives Country Club in nearby Johns Creek.

Those interested in sponsorship, participation, volunteer opportunities, or to learn more about making a contribution to the Daniel Hager Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund may contact Kaye Litzinger at 770-380-7270.

Gifts may be contributed through cash, securities or other assets. Additional information is also available at www.SilentStormGolf.com.

About Daniel Hager Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund:  

The Daniel Hager Endowment Fund of the Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. was established by Kaye and Gerry Litzinger, to honor the life of their son, Daniel Hager, (BS ME 1997, MS MGT 1999) who was kiilled in an auto accident on Nov. 14, 2005. It awards scholarships to entering freshmen students at the Georgia Institute of Technology by the Office of Student Financial Planning and Services on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of the West Lanier Georgia Tech Network.

W. Bailey Bowline September 11, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Kaye and Gerry Litzinger work tirelessly year round on this wonderful tournament that is exceptional in participation, organizaton, and overall success. What a wonderful legacy for their son, Daniel, as well as a opportunity for young scholars.

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