Williamstown, NJ – Now in its thirteenth year, the Danielle Kousoulis Memorial Cup Golf Tournament is more than just a scholarship fundraiser. It keeps alive the memory of Danielle for all those that loved her and for others that wish they knew her. Danielle Kousoulis was lost at Tragedy known as 9/11, on September 11, 2001 in New York.
Hosted this past Tuesday afternoon, friends and guests came to Scotland Run Golf course from as far away as New York and Maryland. Throughout the day, on the course and at the banquet, photographs and embroidered sweatshirts of Danielle were displayed and worn by family and friends.
When guests spoke, they described Danielle as vibrant and full of life. The MC of the banquet said, “although I didn’t know her personally, I understand who she was and how she was the life of the party-by being here”. Smiles filled the room during the introduction. Faith Hagerty, Danielle’s sister also addressed the crowd and spoke about Danielle’s life and how the scholarship will benefit future students.
Proceeds from the event will be used to award scholarships that are dedicated to her life; A high school student at her alma mater (Haddon Twp H.S.) and a Greek school student at St. Thomas Greek Orthodox church in Cherry Hill NJ where she was a member and grew up are the annual recipients.
Danielle Kousoulis grew up in Haddon twp. and was a member of St. Thomas Greek Orthodox church in Cherry Hill, where the community center is named in honor of her.