Seven winners of the 2020 Jim Peltomaa Memorial Scholarship were announced today, and they are names Butte sports fans know well.
Scholarships will go to former Butte High Bulldogs Tucker Winston, Tommy Mellott, Lucas Kingston, Scott Allen and Quinn Sullivan, and former Butte Central Maroons Trevor Neumann and Thomas McGree.
Each recipient played three seasons in the Mining City Little Guy Football League before heading to junior high and high school. The will each receive between $500 and $1,000 for their college education.
All seven scholarship winners are heading to college, and at least six will play football.
Peltomaa, who was instrumental in the Little Guy program as well as the Butte Wrestling Club, passed away in November 2014. He was 56.