Frank Yapps Scholarship

             Frank A. Yapps
 Founder Harford Gymnastics (1979)
September 23, 1944 - April 1, 2004

"A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands to rest,
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best"

A Gymnastics Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the spirit and memories of the devoted gymnastics professional, Frank A Yapps, Jr.  He devoted his life to helping individuals create a solid foundation on which to grow through their involvement in the sport of gymnastics.  He founded Harford Gymnastics is 1979.

To continue his legacy, a one-year $1,000 scholarship will be awarded each spring to a current, or past, member of Harford Gymnastics who articulate the benefits and character development that gymnastics has to offer.

Eligibility: Any female or male student who will be attending a four year accredited institution full time for the following school year, and who has been a registered member of, and active participant in, any of the programs offered at Harford Gymnastics.

Applications: Applications must be downloaded from The Harford Gymnastics web site.  The application must be fully completed and returned to the address below postmarked by the deadline date. Yearly application are accepted from January 1 through midnight April 1.

Scholarship Award: The Frank A Yapps, Jr. Memorial Gymnastics Scholarship is a one year, $1000 award which will be given each June for studies commencing the following September. It will be paid directly to the college or university the winner will be attending.

Application Deadline: April 1st

Send to: Harford Gymnastics Scholarship Application
701 Whitaker Mill Road Joppa, MD  21085

Application Attached Below:

Frank Yapps Scholarship Winners

Recipient Scholarship year College
Abigail Olah 2017 Temple University
Meghan Manno 2016 Salisbury University
Lindsay Rush 2015 Ursinus College
Ciana Campo & Michaela Soper 2014 U of South Carolina & Gannon University
Erin Swam 2013 University of Maryland
Sarah Bach 2012 University of Maryland Baltimore County
Emily Walstrum 2011 Salisbury University
Brooke Hyman 2010 University of Maryland
Kathleen Roberson 2009 Towson University
Ashleigh Jo Hyman 2008 University of Maryland
Sara Miller 2007 Towson University
Ashley LeVine 2006 University of Maryland
Stacey Pokrywka 2005 Salisbury University/ University of MD Baltimore

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