United States Tennis Association Grants $10,000 Scholarship To Cocoa Beach Resident
By Space Coast Daily // August 11, 2016
will continue tennis career at Methodist Univ.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – USTA Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that Alexandra Andrews of Cocoa Beach, Fla. has been named a recipient of the first $10,000 Pro Tennis Management (PTM) Scholarship.
This past spring, the USTA Foundation granted 49 high school students a variety of college scholarships, totaling $408,000.
Last year, the USTA Foundation developed the Professional Tennis Management Scholarship targeting young adults who exhibit a passion for tennis and plan on attending one of six colleges currently offering a Professional Tennis Management program.
Andrews played varsity tennis for three years at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School before going on to play junior college tennis at Eastern Florida State College. She has also worked for four years at the Cocoa Beach Country Club as a pro shop employee.
In addition, she runs her own private tennis lesson business and volunteers as an assistant coach the Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School Girls tennis team.
“This year’s college scholarship recipients are truly an outstanding group of gifted and talented students on and off the tennis court, “said Dan Faber, Executive Director, USTA Foundation.
“They possess a quality of leadership and the willingness to succeed as a result of their commitment to the sport of tennis as well as their academic endeavors. The USTA Foundation is proud to honor them with these well-deserved scholarships that will help impact their college goals and success.”
This fall, Andrews will continue her collegiate tennis career at Methodist University majoring in Marketing with a concentration in Professional Tennis Management.
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