Kate Brown Memorial ScholarshipDublin Dolphins Swim Team

(open to all Dublin seniors)


Kate Brown was a 7 year old member of the 1989 Dublin Dolphins Swim Team and was to be awarded the Most Valuable Swimmer award. However, prior to actually receiving her award, Kate tragically lost her life in a swimming related accident at the conclusion of the Dolphin’s Swim Team season.


To memorialize Kate Brown, the Dublin Dolphins Booster Club annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a Dublin Dolphin’s swimmer who is graduating high school. This swimmer is one who best personifies the same attributes associated with Kate Brown and meets the following criteria:

  • Excellence in character. 

  • Dedication to the sport of swimming. 

  • A team spirit that embodied the spirit of Kate Brown.

  • Must have been a member of the Dublin Dolphins Swim Team for at least two out of the last three seasons prior to receiving the award 

  • Be a student graduating from High School in the current year.

  • Must plan to continue to be actively involved with the Dublin Dolphins program following graduation from high school.  This could include coaching, volunteering at meets or serving on the booster board.

  • Must have at least a 2.5 grade point average, based on a 4.0 grading system.


To apply, please provide the following in order:


  1. Personal Statement - The statement should reflect the impact of swimming in your life.  The statement should also discuss why team spirit, kindness and helping others is important to you.

  2. Dublin Dolphins Service - List services and contributions performed for the Dublin Dolphins.

  3. Dublin Dolphins Awards and Honors - List any awards, achievements or honors received as a member of the Dublin Dolphins swim team.

  4. Years on the Team - List the number of years you were a member of the Dublin Dolphins swim team.

  5. School and Community Involvement - Description of school and community involvement.

  6. Letters of Recommendation - Maximum of two letters.

  7. Career Goals - Explain your specific career objectives and how you feel your involvement with swimming has helped to prepare you for them.

  8. Post-secondary Institution - Provide the name of the college or post-secondary institution you plan on attending.


Please submit the requested information as directed by your school.  You may also submit your application by March 1, 2023 to: [email protected]

Contact Info:

Keith Glover

4950 Applecross Drive

Dublin, OH 43017