Bob Coleman-Joe Unfried Scholarship Award

One of the main goals of the Tri-State Hot Stove League is to provide an annual four year partial college scholarship for at least one area high school senior who has shown himself to be an outstanding athlete, student & citizen.

Previous Award Winners

2016 • Jordan Cozart – Evansville Central High School/Olney Central College

2015 • Ben Sellers – Evansville Mater Dei High School/Western Illinois University

2014 • Will Ray – Evansville Central High School/Olney Central College

2013 • Ryan Dills – Evansville North High School/Olney Central College

2012 • Troy Paris – Mt. Vernon High School/Olney Central College

2011 • Andrew Cope – Evansville Harrison High School/University of Southern Indiana

2010 • Erik Bryant – Evansville Reitz High School/Wabash College

2009 • Robby Ort – Castle High School/Indiana State University

2008 • Jordan Chavis – Evansville Harrison High School/University of Evansville

2007 • Adam Schenk – Evansville Mater Dei High School/Wabash College

2006 • Ben Paradossi – Evansville Bosse High School/Belmont University

2005 • Michael Thompson – Castle High School/Bellarmine University

2004 Mark Kirkman – Evansville Reitz High School/Oakland City University

2003 • Jeff Stinson – Evansville North High School/University of Southern Indiana

2002 • Heath Hamilton – Evansville Central High School/University of Evansville

2001 • Cody Blackard – Gibson Southern High School/Belmont University

2000 • Neil Sellers – Henderson County High School/Eastern Kentucky University

1999 • Josh Todd – Evansville Memorial High School/Florida Comm. College/Auburn University

1998 • Zach Bidwell – Evansville Harrison High School/John Logan Community College-ILC

1997 • Wes Carroll – Castle High School/University of Evansville/Signed pro contract with Philadelphia Phillies in 2001/University of Evansville Head coach 2009

1996 • Ryan Miller – Evansville Memorial High School/University of Evansville/31st Draft pick by Minnesota Twins in 1999

1995 • Brad Wilkerson – Owensboro Senior High School/University of Florida/Signed pro contract with Montreal Expos in 1998