Congratulations
 
Kristen Gallant 
& Quinn Lehmkuhl
 
recipients of the 2017 
Quinn Lehmkuhl
The Kevin Murnane Scholarship Fund  i s awarded to applicant(s) who appreciate  the value of Nordic skiing as a lifelong sport and demonstrate selflessness, decency and good nature within our community.  

Each year, TXC offers two scholarships worth up to $1000 each to deserving graduating seniors who have participated in local nordic programs during their middle and high school years.

  Funds awarded are intended to assist students reach their higher education goals, though it is not required that applicants ski competitively in college.
Kristen Gallant
North Tahoe High School
Kristen Gallant learned to downhill ski at age three and began Nordic skiing in first grade. She has loved the sport ever since. Having  lived in Tahoe City her whole life, she participated on the North Tahoe Middle and High School Nordic and cross country running teams. She participated in Mountain Camp and as a freshman in high school began coaching at Squaw Kids. Her motivation to provide kids with the same great experiences she enjoyed kept her working there for the past four winters. She's managed to nurture her love for the outdoors with summer jobs as a softball scorekeeper, swim instructor, and even deciding that restaurant work can be fun as well. In the fall, Kristen will attend Southern Oregon University, where she is considering an outdoor adventure leadership major, which she says is perfect for her.

"I couldn't be more excited for the future!" - Kristen
Quinn Lehmkuhl
North Tahoe High School

Quinn Lehmkuhl grew up in Tahoe. She began skiing at age two and later joined TXC's Strider Gliders. She instantly fell in love with Nordic and continued to ski through middle school and high school and plans to continue Nordic skiing through college. Her love for the outdoors spills over into other sports such as mountain biking, swimming and running as well. She loves science, especially biology and physiology, learning how the natural world and all living organisms work. She plans to study integrative physiology next year at CU Boulder and connect her love of sports with her love of science. 

"I'm honored to have received the Kevin Murnane Scholarship." - Quinn
Thank you for being compassionate citizens of the Tahoe Nordic community. TXC wishes you the best of luck and a bright future! 
The Kevin Murnane Scholarship Fund accepts donations year round. Help contribute to the success of our young athletes by  donating today!

TXC also offers a Coaching Development Grant that supports hard-working coaches who wish to attend clinics, symposiums, classes and trainings.  Kevin Murnane understood the need for quality coaching and developing strong youth programs. TXC wishes to honor his passion by continuously supporting local coaches. If you know a coach who fits the bill, encourage him or her to apply!
Don't forget! 
Early Bird Pricing:

Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area | 530-583-5475
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