Amber Kwiecien started bowling at age 4 and joined her first league at age 8. She is our 2010 Future Leader $1,500 scholarship recipient.
A natural athlete, Amber has been involved in many sports. She has received Scholar Athletic Awards, National Honor Society, Varsity Letter for diving and many more for her four years in high school. Her senior year, she was selected to attend the Martin Luther King Jr luncheon and was awarded the DAR for her school. A 3.927 GPA ranked her #10 of 241 students at Waverly H and igh in Lansing.
As a high school bowler, she carried a 188 average. Amber has a high game of 257 and series of 695. She has participated in the Michigan State USBC Youth tournaments, as well at the Michigan Junior Masters, National Youth Open and High School Regional and State tournaments.
Amber is currently a student at Robert Morris University in Chicago Illinois and bowling with the Women's Varsity Bowling team. She is currently carrying a 3.75 GPA and working toward an undergraduate degree in marketing. She will then pursue a master's degree in sports marketing.
Our congratulations to Amber and the Michigan State USBC WBA is proud to present you with this scholarship and continued success in the future.
Andreya Teuber of Greater Flint is the recipient of the Star of Tomorrow $1,500 scholarship.
Bowling in the Flint area since age 3, Andreya has come up through the ranks in both YABA/USBC Youth and High School bowling. A member of the Swartz Creek High School bowling team, where she booked a 195 average, Andreya had league averages at Nightingale Lanes in Burton and Town 'n Country Lanes, and B's in Flint of 198, 195 and 207.
Her highest game is a 298 and series is a 718. She has participated in numerous Michigan State Youth championship tournaments, as well as the Pepsi, Youth Masters and Greater Flint USBC Youth. She has served as a league and Greater Flint USBC Youth Association officer for several years.
Andreya is a straight "A" student, her GPA is 3.995. She plans to attend Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey to major in Pediatric Nursing.
Michigan State USBC WBA is very proud to present Andreya this scholarship and we wish her all the best in the future.
Kirstin Newberry from Holland Michigan and going to school at Central Michigan University in Mt Pleasant is the recipient of the Star of Tomorrow $1,500 scholarship.
Kirstin has been a league member since the age of six and a tournament bowler since the age of ten. While attending High School at West Ottawa High, she attempted to start a high school bowling program, but unfortunately, the school had no funding for the project.
This young lady has a high game of 300. She rolled this just a day after she turned 18 years of age. Her high series is 719 and she posted a 208 average in the 2008-09 season.
Her current average of 191 at Chippewa Lanes in Mt Pleasant is in addition to coaching, working tournaments and maintaining a 3.14 GPA at Central Michigan University.
Congratulations Kirstin! The Michigan State USBC WBA is very proud to present you this scholarship, and wish you the very best in all your future endeavors.
Kirstin Newberry, Andreya Teuber, Amber Kwiecien