Golf Memorial Scholarship Awarded

The 2018 Gubbi Sachidanandan Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two student athletes from Eau Gallie High School. Kirsten Carpenter and Colby Velasquez, both members of the Eau Gallie High School golf team, were recipients of this year’s award. The scholarship honors the memory of Gubbi “Sachi” Sachidanandan, who passed away in 2015. Sachi was a long standing member of the City of Melbourne Golf Course Advisory Board and was dedicated and passionate about the development of the cities two golf courses. Gubbi Sachidanandan’s daughter, Sushila Gezik, presented Kirsten and Colby with a scholarship for a complimentary Junior Golf Membership that can be used at both Play Melbourne golf locations.  The students were recognized at Mallards Landing Golf Course on August 23rd.

Pictured at the ceremony, from left to right: Mallards Landing Supervisor, Mike Flynn, Kirsten Carpenter, Sushila Gezik & Colby Velasquez.

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