Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center varsity wheelchair basketball team stars Daniel Nong (left) and Clayton Brackett beam with pride at the awards banquet at the 1st Annual Rose Hills Memorial Park Golf Classic. The charity event, titled "Tee Off for Education", was held June 16 at the Industry Hills Golf Club and Pacific Palms Resort. The Rancho varsity team leaders each received $1,000 scholarships from the event proceeds. Daniel and Clayton will both will be attending the University of Illinois, where they will play varsity wheelchair basketball. "We are very thankful for these scholarships, which will help us as we continue to work toward our goal of qualifying for the U.S.Paralympic Basketball Team," Clayton said. "We thank Rose Hills Memorial Park for creating this tournament to help make our college dreams come true," Daniel said. ********** Published: June 23, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 10