Indianapolis, IN — Congratulations to Andrea Fetters for being selected as one of the two recipients of the 2012 Hooked on Tennis USTA/Midwest Section Scholarship.
Fetters is a native from West Milton, Ohio. She plays varsity tennis at Milton-Union High School. She was a State Doubles Qualifier in 2010, named All-Area and All-State Academic, and received Most Valuable Player honors two years. In addition to playing varsity high school tennis, Fetters also competed in her local USTA Jr. Team Tennis program, and played on her high school varsity softball team.
Off the tennis court, Fetters is a member of the National Honor Society and National Society High School Scholars, and involved in her school’s Student Government and Spanish Club. She also serves as the school yearbook editor and writer, and has mentored younger high school students.
Fetters has volunteered through her high school for community service projects, and with a local tennis program. Fetters plans to attend The Ohio State University Honors Program and study Biomedical/Chemical Engineering this coming fall.
The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation established this scholarship in 2010 in conjunction with a donor, and to reward young players with funding to advance their education and tennis interests. Each year, a $1,000 Hooked on Tennis USTA/Midwest Section Scholarship is presented to one male and one female junior tennis player from the USTA/Midwest Section. As the charitable and philanthropic entity of the USTA/Midwest Section, the mission of the Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation is: “To develop the life skills of youth through tennis and education.”
Currently, the USTA/Midwest Section exceeds 87,000 individual members and approximately 1,000 member organizations. It is the second largest section of the United States Tennis Association, the National Governing Body for tennis in the U.S. The USTA/Midwest Section is composed of 14 Districts in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin as well as designated counties in West Virginia and Kentucky. The USTA/Midwest Section offers recreational and competitive tennis for individuals of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit the USTA/Midwest Section at www.midwest.usta.com.