Claudio Baretta Memorial Scholarship
In memory of a great contributor to, and pillar of, the Scottish United Soccer Club, the club will be calling for applications annually for a $1,500.00 scholarship to be awarded to a Scottish United player who:
- Played with Scottish United in their Under 17 Tier I year, and;
- Competed with Scottish United for two or more consecutive seasons, and;
- Is confirmed as an undergraduate student-athlete (soccer, and in any year of eligibility) at an approved and recognized post-secondary university or college, and;
- Has used a year of collegiate or university player eligibility in the year in which the award is granted.
Additionally, the recipient will evidence outstanding athletic participation, demonstrated leadership qualities, involvement in volunteer activities, commitment and dedication, passion and love for the sport of soccer. Donations may be made to this scholarship fund if so desired. All donors will be recognized annually.
A panel will be assembled to assess all the applications, and make the award no later than September 30 of the respective year. The scholarship will be reviewed periodically at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
2015 Claudio Baretta Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Tianna Groeneveld (right), Scottish United 1997 Team Jones, is awarded the 2015 Claudio Baretta Memorial Scholarship - Congratulations Tianna! Pictured here with Karen Baretta.
Inaugural Recipient - Laura D'Andrea, 2013
- Freshman Starter, 2012 Concordia Thunder National Silver Medal Team (3 scholarships)
- ACAC Player of the Game
- ACAC Provincial Silver Medal
- Member Grant MacEwan University Griffins Soccer (3 scholarships)
- Captain 2008 Alberta Summer Games Silver - ASA Select Team
- Scottish United 94 Provincial Gold (3) Silver (2) Bronze (1)
We appreciate the generosity of the following donors in supporting the Baretta Memorial Scholarship.
Mr. Joseph and Marina Filice
Mr. Barry Joines
Mr. Tullio and Justina Filice
Mrs. Karen Baretta
Mr. Tony and Carol D'Andrea
Mrs. Beverly Morrice
Alberta Soccer Association (ASA) in Recognition of Kevin Scullion,
Mark Piekarczyk and Scott Clarke who received the 2012 ASA Special Award of Merit.