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2023 NABF Scholarship Recipients

By John Mengelkamp and Jack Butler, 02/13/24, 5:30PM EST


Every season, the NABF rewards scholarships for members that are attending college in the following fall.

This past November, the NABF rewarded three $1300 scholarships to the following players:

Jack McKelley and John Mengelkamp

Jack McKelley of the Ohio Longhorns DeMarino receives the NABF Scholarship from John Mengelkamp, President of the Diamond League.

Jack is a freshman at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio.  He is majoring in health science with a focus on physical therapy in hopes of securing a profession as a sports medicine physical therapist.

Rylan Mengelkamp and Mike Lally

Rylan Mengelkamp of the Ohio Longhorns Lally received the NABF Scholarship from his summer coach, Mike Lally.

Rylan is attending Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio.  He is planning on graduating from Lakeland next spring with an Associate's Degree in Business and will attend a four-year college where he will be majoring in accounting.

Frosty Brown and Casey Kelley

Casey Kelley of Troy Legends received the NABF Scholarship from his coach Frosty Brown. Kelley is a freshman at Manchester University in North Manchester, Indiana. He is majoring in criminology.