Kylie Marie Heise Scholarship

Kylie Marie Heise Scholarship

The Kylie Marie Heise Memorial Scholarship is awarded by June 5 annually, which marks Kylie Marie's birthday. Kylie Marie, who passed away on October 16, 2009, as a result of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, was the daughter of Kyle Heise and niece of Kevin Heise - two of the founders and integral members of Congaree Rapid FC in 1993.

A monetary scholarship along with a certifcate is awarded to a graduated boys and girls senior soccer player who has played with CRFC. In addition, a donation to a charity will be made during the month of June.

Past Kylie Marie Heise Memorial Scholarship recipients include:

Brookland-Cayce High School (Cayce, S.C.)

  • 2010 - Katie Busbee, William Flores
  • 2011 - Jennifer Merritt, Ryan Bristow
  • 2012 - Noel McDaniel, Jalin Butler
  • 2013 - Kacee Merritt, Scottie Newman
  • 2014 - Helena Walters, Aaron Davis
  • 2015 - Kathryn Greer, Caleb Kussro
  • 2016 - Rebekah McGee, Ivan Vasquez
  • 2017 - Elizabeth McGee, Horace Harling

Gray Collegiate Academy (West Columbia, S.C.)

  • 2018 - Brisi Islas-Jiminez, Noah Davis
  • 2019 - Madeline McKeown, Jordan McKim
  • 2020 - Emily Kussro, Mitchell Stevens
  • 2021 - Olivia Cawley, Connor Pullie
  • 2022 - Karla Gordon, Ryan Kussro
  • 2023 - Sarah Kate Kodes, Cade Richards

To make a donation to the KMHMS, please make checks payable to:

Congaree Rapid FC
c/o: KMHMS
P.O. Box 2135
West Columbia, SC 29171-235