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Taylor Beckwith

Taylor Beckwith

  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Turlock, Calif.
  • High School:
    John H. Pitman

Academic Major/Minor:
Psychology / Social Work & Public Health

Career Golf Highlights:

Whittier College
* Top Scholar Athlete (Fr.-So.)
* Freshman Athlete of the Year
* 2nd Team All-SCIAC (Fr.-So.)
* WGCA Scholar All-American (Fr.)
* Hold's Women's Golf Program Single Lowest Round Total (66)
* Ranked No. 30 in Division III National Polls (2018-19)

High School
* Pitman High School Team MVP (Fr.-Sr.)
* CCC League MVP (So.-Sr.)
* Sectional D-1 South Win in 2015
* Post-Season Master's Qualification (Fr.-Sr.)

Whittier College Clubs/Organizations:

* Psi Chi Honors Society (Secretary)
* Poet Student Athlete Leadership Academy
* Orientation Advisor
* Freshman Writing Associate (2x)
* Psychology Research Assistant
* Statistics Peer Mentor
* Tobacco Free Initiative Undergraduate Intern
* Wellness Coalition Member
* Member of Cru Christian Ministry on Campus

Career Non-Athletic Awards/Achievements:

Whittier College
* American Cancer Society Tobacco Free Generation MVP Award (2018)
* Ruth White Memorial Scholarship Award
* Psi Chi Honor Society
* Dean's List

High School
* Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award (Local and State Levels)
* American Red Cross Youth Hero of the Year Award
* Kohl's Kids Care (Local Level)
* Kiwanis Hope of America Award (2x)
* Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence
* Variety of Outstanding Scholarships accumulating $29,000

Why Whittier College:
I chose Whittier College because of the beautiful campus, ideal location, and the opportunity for me to continue my love of golf, while gaining an education and having other academic opportunities

Parents: Karen and Donald Beckwith
Alyson Beckwith
Turlock, Calif.
Previous School:
John H. Pitman High School
Traveling and exploring, spending time with friends, trying new restaurants and dessert places, going to the beach, and reading mystery novels
Admired Athlete:
Jordan Spieth, a PGA Tour Golfer, because besides being a great golfer, he also encourages charity and community service which is something I value