New Orleans Track Club Scholarships

The New Orleans Track Club, one of the nation's oldest and largest running clubs, annually offers scholarships to new college freshmen who are active in the sport of running. Qualifications for the scholarship application include mandatory NOTC membership, plus participation in NOTC races, active membership on a high school track team, and/or active membership on a high school cross country team. Candidates answer a selection of questions about their running experience, goals, and interests, plus write an essay on a selected topic. Applications are reviewed by a committee of judges, with winners being scored, selected, and awarded at the annual Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race in June.

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2017 Recipients

The 2017 scholarship recipients were announced Sunday, June 18, at the Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race at Audubon Park in New Orleans.

Daniel Bischoff

Daniel Bischoff

High School: Bowling Green School
College: Lousiana State University
Majors: Mass Communications and Marketing

Daniel is long-time member of the NOTC, and currently participates in varsity track and cross-country at his high school. He is the current district champion in the 1600m and 3200m distances. Daniel hopes to walk onto the LSU Track team in the fall.

Samantha Messonier

Samantha Messonier

High School: St. Mary's Dominican
College: Lousiana State University
Majors: Human Resources and Education

Samantha's experience with NOTC includes the fun and competitive races with her family and teammates. She has been on the Dominican cross-country team for five years, competed in four state meets, and placed fourth in the 2015 9-5A district championships.

John Kling

John Kling

High School: Jesuit
College: University of Notre Dame
Major: Classics

John's favorite NOTC events include the Greek Fest 5K, Turkey Day Race, and Mardi Gras 5K, in which he placed first. He began cross-country as a fourth grader and has since lettered in both track and cross-country. He is a class 5A all-American Scholar. John hopes to run in college through intramural cross-country and the Notre Dame Running Club.

Elizabeth Huval

Elizabeth Huval

High School: Mount Carmel
College: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Major: Nursing

Elizabeth is a long time member and volunteer for NOTC. She joined Mount Carmel's cross-country team as an eighth grader and progressed to the varsity team for grades 9-12. She served as captain of the team during her senior year.