Special to Iredell Free News

The 4th Annual Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont Rhylee Fielding Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to two girls in 2022. Recipients of the $2,000 scholarships be notified by the week of May 2 and will be invited to the Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, May 15.

The awards will be presented by Richard Fielding (husband to Rhylee) and his daughters and celebrated by our community of Girls on the Run supporters.

Eligibility Criteria

Any girl who participated in Girls on the Run (grades 3-5) or Girls on Track (now Heart & Sole grades 6-8) in Forsyth, Iredell or Rowan County and will enter college in the fall of 2022 is eligible to apply.

Scholarship guidelines and application can be found HERE.

About Rhylee Fielding Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship program is named after Rhylee Fielding, who over ten years ago worked with Woodland Heights Elementary to launch the Girls on the Run program there. With a passion for fitness and female leadership, Rhylee dedicated her time to inspire her daughters and their peers to be joyful, healthy, and confident!

In 2017, Rhylee lost her battle with cancer. Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont created this scholarship to honor her and recognize alumni who have followed in her footsteps to serve as a role model in our community.

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