Giving Back

Giving Back at the Triathlon

Become a Volunteer

This race would be impossible without the work of our awesome, amazing and fabulous volunteers! We need help filling many roles — including check-in staff, course safety, aid stations, etc. — in order to make the James O'Rourke Memorial Triathlon a success. Please email us at orourketriathlon@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.  

Memorial Scholarship

The James O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship is presented to a pair of North Platte High School graduating seniors every year. The following are recipients of this award.

  • 2016 -- Brendan Folk & 
  • 2015 – Morgan Hansen & Kaitlyn Harvey 
  • 2014 – Hannah Wilke & Tanner Malmkar
  • 2013 – Josha Gifford & Anna Alberry
  • 2012 – Jake Berglund & Natalie Poppe
  • 2011 – Jake Bianco & Taylor Williams
  • 2010 – Jake Wright & Jordan Engel
  • 2009 – Cortney Barnhardt & Andrew Van Velson
  • 2008 – Jeff Lopez & Collin Shepherd
  • 2007 – Kara McKeone
  • 2006 – Matthew Pederson
  • 2005 – Jesse Perkins
  • 2004 – Brigid Kenny

For more information on applying for the James O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship, please contact the guidance office at North Platte High School.