Winneconne Area Community Foundation awards $17,600 in scholarships - June 7 2016

WINNECONNE, Wis. - Twenty-six students were awarded a total of $17,600 in scholarships from the Winneconne Area Community Foundation during a ceremony on May 18 at Winneconne High School.

Scholarship recipients are chosen by volunteer members of the Foundation's scholarship committee, as well as members of a high school scholarship committee. Award criteria includes outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.

Photo caption: Winneconne High School students received more than $17,000 in scholarships during a ceremony on May 18.
Photos courtesy of The Winneconne News

WACF Scholarship Recipients
Alexis Busching$500Rose Coughlin Memorial Scholarship
Allyson Hewitt$200Winneconne Community School Scholarship
Amanda Van Dam$300Allenville Grange Scholarship
 $1,000Bill and Bernice DiVall Scholarship
 $500Gene Giddings Scholarship
Annika Gereau$1,000Tom Radtke Scholarship
Brady Zink$250Winneconne IT Department Scholarship
Elizabeth Stanek$1,000Technical College Scholarship
Jake Ellis$500Gerald H. Mugerauer Memorial Scholarship
Jared Byrne$300Edna Palecek Scholarship
 $500Herman Nimmer Family Scholarship
Kelli McCorkle$250Big Bucks Bass, Cali Boucher for Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship
Lindsey Jones$1,000Jack V. Perry Scholarship
Matthew Barthel$1,000Lola A. White Scholarship
McKayla Zellmer$200Winneconne Community School Scholarship
Michael Mastalish$1,000Winneconne Area Education Fund Scholarship
Morgan Scheider$1,000Tom Radtke Scholarship
Nicholas Heyroth$500Winneconne Wolves Playoffs Scholarship
Oliver Wallschlaeger$150Mary Roherty Scholarship
Rachel Joas$1,000George and Vera Tipler Family Scholarship
Rachel Kallas$450Gordon Leistikow Scholarship
Riley Kies$500D.H. McDonald Family Scholarship
Samantha Baltus$1,000Robert and LyLalu Paffenroth Scholarship
Samantha Olson$150Callin Gartman Scholarship
Sarah Birschbach$5,000Marilyn Henze Scholarship
Savannah Miller$350Gilbert Theil Scholarship
 $1,500Larsen-Winchester Lions Club Memorial Scholarship
Shelby Bilgo$500Robert Jacque Memorial Scholarship
Taylor Wilke$300James Coughlin Scholarship
Zach Henderson$200Winneconne Community School Scholarship

The Foundation, with more than 26 funds and $1 million in endowed assets, was founded in 2013 to serve the residents of Winneconne and the surrounding area as a charitable giving partner benefitting charitable organizations that serve residents of the Winneconne Community School District, which includes Larsen, Winchester, Poygan and Butte des Morts.

The Foundation is an affiliate of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our donors enjoy maximum tax benefits. For more information, please call 920-426-3993.


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