Gabbie Jonas was a fierce competitor, a compassionate and loyal person. She was also a key leader on the Nebraska Gold 97’s team. In addition to being an outstanding athlete, Gabbie was a scholarship recipient. This article highlights some of her achievements, including the scholarship and her role as a leader on the team.
Gabbie Jonas was a fierce competitor, loyal and compassionate
Gabbie Jonas was a fierce competitive, loyal, and compassionate young lady who inspired many to take their baseball or softball careers to the next level. She was a great example of what the Nebraska Gold organization stands for, as she embodied the team’s values. Gabbie played the position of catcher on her collegiate team at Drake University, where she led the team to four Missouri Valley Conference titles and two trips to the NCAA tournament. Her passion for the game and compassion for others made her a standout player, and she was an exceptional player who was able to develop personal relationships with her pitching teammates. She also earned multiple All-State and Metro honors, and was named to the 2015 OWH Super State First Team.
The scholarship was established in her memory, and will begin with the class of ’22. It will be awarded to an incoming freshman or sophomore who shows great promise in softball. It will be the first in the Nebraska Gold organization and will be awarded to a player who embodies the values and spirit of Gabbie Jonas.
She was a key leader for the Nebraska Gold 97’s team
The Gabbie Jonas Memorial Scholarship-Needy Nebraska Gold organization and the scholarship’s recipients are exemplary young women who are displaying the values that the scholarship organization represents. These young women are demonstrating their passion for baseball by making a lasting impact on their community. The scholarship recipients will be able to further their education and pursue a career in baseball.
The scholarship will be awarded to a Nebraska Gold player, starting with the class of ’22. The scholarship will be a way to honor Jonas’ life. Jonas Wagner loved to have fun and to be around people. She had a great sense of humor, loved water sports, and was very affectionate with her family. Her creative side came through in the form of her love for Star Wars Legos, hunting and fishing, and 80s classic rock music.
She was a scholarship recipient
In her honor, the Nebraska Gold organization and the Scholarship Fund have announced the first recipient of the Gabbie Jonas Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a member of the class of ’22. The scholarship is a way to honor Jonas’ memory and help someone else realize their dreams of attending ORU.
Gabbie Jonas was a key leader of the Nebraska Gold 97’s team. She began playing for the Millard Sizzle program at age 10 and continued through high school. She went on to play softball at Omaha Marian High School, where she led Marian to a 2nd place finish in the Nebraska State Tournament and a State Championship. She received multiple All-State and Metro honors and was named to the OWH Super State First Team.
She was an athlete
The Gabbie Jonas Memorial Scholarship-Needy Kids is an endowed scholarship for a Nebraska high school girl who is pursuing a baseball or softball career. Gabbie played collegiate baseball for Drake University, leading the team to four Missouri Valley Conference championships and two trips to the NCAA tournament. During her senior year, she started ALL 59 games at catcher. She caught 5 perfect games and two no-hitters. She finished her career third all-time in putouts, and with only two errors.
Jonas loved life and enjoyed sports, water activities, and music. She had a fun, goofy personality and loved spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite activities included hunting and fishing, playing with her Legos, and listening to 80s classic rock music. She was also an avid movie fan and enjoyed watching action shows and movies.
She was a leader
Gabbie Jonas, an accomplished baseball player and leader of the Nebraska Gold organization, died on July 17, 2017. Her legacy continues through her scholarship fund and her leadership in the organization. She embodied the values of the Nebraska Gold organization and was a true competitor. She also exhibited compassion, loyalty and dedication to the game. She was a leader in many areas and was recognized with numerous honors, including First Team All-State and Second Team All-America.
The fund has been created to help those who are impacted by a death in their family. In addition to helping someone fulfill their dream of attending ORU, the fund keeps Jonas’ memory alive. To learn more about Jonas, visit the Scholarship Fund website. If you support the organization, you can help cause the Scholarship Fund to grow and make a difference in a student’s life. Read more at 12disruptors.