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unit 3 essay - Nick Hookham Rhet Comp 2 4/8/08 The Longest...

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Nick Hookham Rhet Comp 2 4/8/08 The Longest Walk to School “Where do you live again?” It’s a question that comes up quite often when meeting new people on a college campus, and one that I have come to grow sick and tired of. While I am not by any means ashamed of being an Evans Scholar or living in the Evans house, nor am I tired of having to explain the whole history of the scholarship almost every time I meet someone new. What I am tired of rather is that all too often the response of others when they hear that I have a full ride scholarship is along the lines of “what did you do to disserve that, you’re just a caddy.” For those of you that don’t know, the Evans Scholarship was started by Chick Evans in 1930. Chick was a caddy who began to compete in professional golf tournaments while wanting to maintain an amateur status and thus put all of his winnings away in a trust fund until his mother suggested starting a scholarship. To date more than 8,500 caddies have gone to college because of the scholarship and it is the single largest privately funded scholarship in the country. The scholarship makes it possible for over 820 caddies a year to receive an education that may
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENGL 2 taught by Professor Fodrey during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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