Class of 2017-2018

The Henson Bowling Academy has selected its inaugural class of a fine group of youth bowlers who have already demonstrated expertise on the lanes.?? This hand-picked group has been chosen for several reasons.?? First and foremost, they all have a very strong desire to compete at the highest levels of collegiate and/or professional bowling.?? The role of the Academy is to develop them into the players they envision themselves to be.?? Each one of them possesses a strong set of commendable personal characteristics such as good sportsmanship, honesty, and poise as well as a healthy work ethic which is required to be successful in this program and beyond.


Name: Jonah Fenner
Hometown: New Vienna, OH
School: Lynchburg Clay High School
Quote: “I truly believe that my dedication and attention is essential to my success in the Academy program.?? I understand this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and could not be possible without the instructors and my parents.”









Name: Noah Fenner
Hometown: New Vienna, OH
School: Lynchburg Clay High School
Quote: “Currently I am completing my Associates Degree in Business (while in high school) which could steer me in many directions.?? Even though my true aspiration is to bowl on the PBA Tour, my business degree is a solid base for other career choices in the bowling world.”








Name: Nick Maliwesky
Hometown: Powell, OH
School: St. Brigid of Kildare Elementary School
Quote: “All the awards I’ve won are very important to me, but qualifying for Junior Gold (at age 9 in the U12 division) is the most exciting so far.?? My biggest goal is to become a pro bowler and compete against the best bowlers in the world.?? One of my other goals is to compete for Junior Team USA.”








Name: Sophia Soisson
Hometown: Westerville, OH
School: Westerville North High School
Quote: “I am willing to do whatever it takes to get better at bowling.?? Even though I get frustrated at times I will still push on and try to get better.?? Bowling in college would be a really good experience.?? I want to continue bowling in the future because this is the one sport that I don’t want to quit.”