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Ryan Houser Wins Dave Goode Memorial Scholarship

The USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation scholarships are awarded annually to water ski athletes who demonstrate leadership abilities and who show how involvement in the sport has helped him/her grow personally and academically.

Ryan Houser from Morrow, Ohio has won the $7,000 Dave Goode Memorial Scholarship. Ryan will be attending Purdue University in the fall and is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

"I am incredibly honored to receive such an award from a Foundation that represents innovation in a sport which has been a massive part of my life and my family for so long," he says.

The Dave Goode Memorial Scholarship was established in 2021 and is awarded to Midwest Region skiers who are pursuing a career in Engineering or Mathematics.

"With this award from the Dave Goode Memorial Foundation, the financial burden I have undertaken by attending Purdue has been lessened," Ryan says.

"For that, I cannot thank Dawn Goode, the Foundation, and the USA-WWF enough."

The Foundation is very proud of our young athletes and honored to support their future academic needs. You can help our mission... join or donate to the foundation at the link below.

Established in 1968, the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation, preserves and celebrates the history of all towed water sports and promotes these sports through our Scholarship Programs and the Water Ski & Wake Sports Hall of Fame.

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