Moss Scholarship Awarded

olivia holmesVicksburg’s Olivia Holmes was singled out to receive the prestigious Moss Scholarship, named in honor of former Kalamazoo Gazette sports editor Jack Moss. Only one female in Kalamazoo County is selected each year. She will use the $1,000 grant to attend Kalamazoo Valley Community College, while pursuing a degree in math or elementary education.

Holmes was chosen for her three years of playing varsity basketball and softball and her excellence in the classroom with a 3.8 grade point average. She has also volunteered to umpire at Vicksburg’s Little League games, girls’ basketball clinics and rocket football camps.

She was honored by her basketball teammates for her mental toughness and effort this past season with the MTXE award. Her parents are Rick and Jennie Holmes.

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