​The Delaware Association of Athletic Directors (DAAD), along with official scholarship sponsors Neff and OA Newton, announces its 2020 State Scholarship Winners.  The 8th annual DAAD Scholarships have been awarded to Thomas Kinservik of Newark Charter and Katelyn Fuller of Middletown High School. 

Newark Charter School’s Thomas Kinservik earned 3 varsity letters running cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track. In addition to being an athlete, Tommy is a musician who plays piano and harpsichord.

Middletown High Schools Katelyn Fuller also ran cross country and track and field, earning seven varsity letters. She served as co-president of Middletown High School’s Athletic Leadership Committee.

Each student will receive a $500.00 award.  Their scholarship applications have been submitted to the Section 2 Level of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).   Each student will compete against six other regional state winners from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.  Winners from Section 2 will be awarded a $1,500.00 scholarship and their applications will move on to the National Level for a chance to win a $2,500.00 scholarship. 

DAAD has had three previous state winners move on to the next level.  Michael Chen from Newark Charter was the Section 2 winner in 2018.  He joined Eryn Quillen from Seaford High School who was the Section 2 winner in 2013.  In 2012 Molly Cain from Seaford High School was the National Scholarship winner. 

The Delaware Association of Athletic Directors would like to thank Neff and OA Newton for sponsoring this award.