The scholarship is awarded to Ohio high school golf caddies who will attend Ohio State or Miami University

JACKSON TWP.  Jackson senior Michael Swigart was recently awarded the Western Golf Association's Chick Evans scholarship, a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship offered to golf caddies.

Swigart, whose home course is Brookside Country Club, was one of 20 Ohio seniors awarded the scholarship, which is based on four criteria: a strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need and outstanding character.

The scholarships, which are valued at an estimated $120,000 over four years, go to students who will attend Ohio State or Miami University. Swigart will attend Ohio State.