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Laura Davies Memorial Scholarship

Laura Mason Davies graduated from Lubbock High School in 2003. She was active in volleyball in high school and had multiple academic achievements.  She attended Mesa State University in Grand Junction, Colorado where she played volleyball until returning to Lubbock to enroll at Texas Tech University.  She graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Science. She married Jeramy Davies in 2007.  In 2010, Laura achieved her Ph.D. in Physical Therapy.  She coached for Guns Up Volleyball and served as our Club Director from September 2012 to September 2014. 

Laura was an inspirational physical therapist who helped athletes through injury recovery and was also a dedicated advocate for women’s health issues. She was an avid runner and participated in marathons and triathlons around Texas.  

Laura was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2014 and lost her brave battle on July 15, 2017.  

To honor Laura and celebrate her life, we are proud to offer a $1500 college scholarship for our own graduating seniors, in her memory.

Scholarship applicant requirements:

  1. Played for three years as a Guns Up Volleyball Club Member in good standing with club fees/dues
  2. Must be a current Senior in High School
  3. Current High School GPA of at least 3.5 
  4. Submission of High School GPA from your school registrar’s office
  5. All applications must be submitted to the Club  Director by April 30, 2019

All scholarship awards will be submitted to the College or University once you have signed your intent to attend and will be divided between the Fall and Spring Semester of your Freshman year.

To request an application, please contact our Club President, Angelica M. Garcia.  Email: gunsupvolleyball@gmail.com

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CONTACT

Mailing Address:

Guns Up Volleyball Club
P.O.Box 53266
Lubbock, TX 79453

Email: gunsupvolleyball@gmail.com

Carlie Foust

Carlie Foust

Club Director

MISSION STATEMENT

Guns Up Volleyball Club is committed to training young athletes to perform at their highest level by uniting talented and passionate players. We view the volleyball court as our classroom, transformed to teach lessons of accountability, character, commitment, communication, cooperation, courage, discipline, integrity, leadership, respect, responsibility, teamwork, work ethic, and the importance of sacrifice and sportsmanship. We strive to have a positive impact on each and every individual in our club.

National Qualifying Teams

Guns Up Volleyball Club is the only club in Lubbock to have teams qualify for the Junior National Championships

12 Elite- 2011
13 Elite- 2011
17 Elite- 2013
18 Elite- 2016

2018 Laura Davies Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Macey Jordon, recipient of the 2018 Laura Davies Memorial Scholarship.  To learn more about Macey, visit the Scholarship page.  

Laura Davies

The Board of Directors of Guns Up Volleyball Club would like to express our heart felt sympathy in the recent loss of former Coach and Club Director, Laura Davies.  Laura was Director from September 2012 to September 2014.  Laura was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2014 and lost her battle with cancer in July this year.  Our thoughts and prayers are with her husband, Jeramy, and their families in this time of grief.  She will be deeply missed. 

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

Sun Country Regional Volleyball Association (SURVA)

SURVA is an independent organization formed under the umbrella of United States Volleyball Association. We coexist with 38 other regions in the United States dedicated to the furtherance of play of the sport of volleyball.

Safe Sport

Safe Sport is a program designed to protect both minors and adults participating in junior programming. This program is a proactive step in the fight to stop child molestation. Safe Sport offers many ways for parents and adults to ensure there are procedures in place to protect ALL participants.

USAV Webpoint Management

Registration link for current or former USA Volleyball members needing to register for the 2018 Club Season.

USA Volleyball Official Training & Education

USAV Scorer Training Materials available online for free with no credit for viewing.

USA Volleyball Rules & Interpretations

The chronology of interpretations from past years is no longer included here. The USAV Indoor Case Book now contains all interpretations prior to the current season. For all rules interpretations, please reference that document. Rules interpretations for the current year will be posted below as they become available.