Ozone Billiards BEF Junior Nationals Scholarship Winners Awarded

Nearly 100 junior billiard  athletes  competed  in  the  Billiard  Education Foundation  (BEF)  22nd  Annual  Junior  National  9-Ball  Championships  at Northern Illinois University (NIU) on July  7-11,  2010.  Participants  took aim to compete for prizes, an opportunity to participate in the World  Pool- Billiard  Association  (WPA)   World   Junior   9-Ball   Championships   and scholarship funds for higher  education  made  possible  through  the  Ozone Billiards BEF Junior Nationals Scholarship awards.

Sponsorship by Ozone Billiards provided academic  scholarship  funds  to  be awarded to the top 8 finishers of the four division event,  $1,000  to  each of the four winners and $500 to each second-place finisher.

19 & Under Boys' Division
 1st Landon Shuffett of Greensburg, KY
2nd Jesse Engel of Columbia Heights, MN

19 & Under Girls' Division
1st Liz Lovely of Centerville, OH
2nd Jauslinn Arnold of Bakersfield, CA

14 & Under Boys' Division
1st Billy Thorpe of Dayton, OH
2nd Kevin Sun of Harvard, MA

14 & Under Girls' Division
1st Briana Miller of Allentown, PA
2nd Taylor Reynolds of Winslow, ME

Congratulations to the winners of the Ozone Billiards BEF Junior Nationals Scholarships. The BEF wishes to thank Ozone Billiards for its support as well as all the 2010 Junior Nationals sponsors: Simonis Cloth, Delta-13 Rack, Aramith Billiard Balls, Billiard Congress of America (BCA), CueSport College International, Dr Cue Promotions and Northern Illinois University (NIU)/ Huskies Den. Also, many thanks to all the product donors who contributed to the junior prizes, the staff and volunteers who helped make this event a success.  A complete list can be viewed on the BEF website at www.Billiard Education.org.