18th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

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NJTL Players Win Essay Contest

Charlie Pasarell is one of the founders of the National Junior Tennis League (NJTL). A focus of his tennis career has always been finding ways to utilize the game to give back to the community.

The 2015 National Arthur Ashe Essay Contest question was, “who is a local NJTL hero in your community that resembles what Mr. (Charlie) Pasarell did through NJTL?”
 

Winners have been announced, and NJTL of
Indianapolis has some great news to share!

 

Zoe Kelley

Zoe Kelley

Congratulations to Zoe Kelley, USTA/Midwest Section Girls 11/12, winner of the National Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. This age group includes girls ages 11 and 12 in all of the Midwest Section, comprising of Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio. We are very proud of Zoe representing NJTL of Indianapolis as a Midwest Section winner!
Colston Streit

Colston Streit

Congratulations to Colston Streit, National Arthur Ashe Essay Contest winner for Boys 13/14. This age group includes boys ages 13 or 14 in ALL of the US! This is a terrific honor. We are very proud of Colston, representing NJTL of Indianapolis as a National winner!
Tait Owens

Tait Owens

Congratulations to Tait Owens who won the Boys 10U, Midwest Section in the National Arthur Ashe Essay contest. This age group includes boys ages 10 and under. Great job, Tait.
Arriya Arif

Arriya Arif

Congratulations to Arriya Arif who won the Girls 10U, Midwest Section in the National Arthur Ashe Essay contest. This age group includes girls ages 10 and under. Great job, Arriya.

 
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