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Travis Thorpe among three wrestlers chosen for Ron Finley scholarship


June 24, 2020

TRAVIS THORPE works to break down an opponent en route to his second state title.

Sweet Home wrestler Travis Thorpe is one of three grapplers statewide chosen to receive the Save Oregon Wrestling Foundation's annual Ron Finley Scholar Athlete scholarship.

The other winners were Elijah Cleaver of Nyssa High School and Gabriel Vidlak of Cascade Christian High School.

"These champions demonstrated remarkable academic and athletic achievement, extra-curricular participation, along with community service," the foundation said in a statement.

Cleaver will receive a one-time scholarship award of $3,000 and Thorpe and Vidlak will receive $1,000 and $1,000 respectively.


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