Ella Kunitzer and Sunni
The Dressage Foundation is pleased to announce that the Carolyn Van Cise Memorial Sportsmanship Fund Grant has been awarded to Young Rider Ella Kunitzer of East Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ella is a high school sophomore, member of All Dressage Association and Grand River Pony Club. She is working on achieving her C-1 rating and takes lessons with Whitney Peterson McIntosh. Ella intends to use the $500 grant for “Fix-A-Test” clinic lessons with Dolly Hannon. The Carolyn Van Cise Memorial Sportsmanship Grant is awarded annually to a Junior/Young Rider who is a current Michigan resident and best exemplifies the qualities that Carolyn found most important in life, including exhibiting the characteristics that demonstrate positive sportsmanship principles.