Foundation awards Winneconne students $41,000 in scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $41,000 in scholarships to 35 Winneconne High School graduates.

Students received scholarships May 12 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement:

Aiden Arbaugh: $500 – Harvey J. & Catherine M. Rengstorf, $500 – James Coughlin Leadership Scholarship
Noah Berndt: $500 – Winneconne Roadrunners Scholarships
Sydney Braman: $1,000 – Lola A. White Scholarship, $1,000 – Winneconne Masonic Lodge Scholarship
Allie Butte: $1,000 – Keller Family Scholarship
Gavin Connell: $500 – John Allen Fine Arts Scholarship
Carter Danke: $200 – Winneconne Community School Scholarship
Makenna Dorn: $500 – Don Hale Scholarship, $200 – Lillian Mae Muiller Scholarship
Madalyn Erdman: $1,500 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship
Anna Fahrney: $1,000 – Jack V. Perry Scholarship, $1,000 – Keller Family Scholarship
Ruby Fietzer: $1,000 – Winneconne Masonic Lodge Scholarship
Logan Fink: $1,000 – Winneconne Area Education Fund Scholarship, $1,000 – Keller Family Scholarship
Madeline Gratton; $250 – Big Bucks Bass, Cali Boucher for Juvenile Diabetes Scholarship
Abigail Hechel: $1,500 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship, $1,000 – Berndt Brothers Family Scholarship
Grant Harrison: $500 – Business Men’s Club Scholarship
Jesselyn Hoppe: $500 – Suzanne Schmoker Sutherland Scholarship
Dane Jacobson: $500 – George and Julie Sorrells Scholarship
Collin Jensen: $500 – Business Men’s Club Scholarship
Emily Johnson: $500 – Robert Jacque Memorial Scholarship
Caitlyn Keyes: $1,000 – Bill & Bernice DiVall Scholarship, $1,000 – Berndt Brothers Family Scholarship, $300 – Allenville Grange Scholarship
Tyler Koch: $1,000 – Berndt Brothers Family Scholarship, $500 – George and Julie Sorrells Scholarship
Dane Kutnik: $200 – Winneconne Community Schools Scholarship
Ella Loukidis: $1,500 – Larsen-Winchester Lions Club Scholarship, $200 – Winneconne Community Schools Scholarship
Abby Marks: $1,500 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship,
Gracie Marks: $2,000 – Joseph Stage Educational Opportunity Scholarship, $500 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship, $500 – Gene Giddings Scholarship
Evan Miller: $1,000 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship, $150 – Mary Roherty Scholarship, $500 – Winneconne Wrestling Scholarship
Bella Nygaard: $300 – James Coughlin Scholarship
Martin Pazos-Binaghi: $500 – Dianna Gwiazdzenski Art Scholarship
Reeve Peterson: $450 – Gordon Leistikow Scholarship, $300 – Edna Palecek Scholarship
Abby Ruedinger: $500 – Callin Gartman Scholarship
Connor Schoon: $500 – Marilyn Henze Scholarship
Hali Simon: $1,000 – George & Vera Tipler Family Scholarship
Abigail Thede: $500 – Dennis & Barb Biggar Family Scholarship
John Verich: $2,000 – Delbert E. Greenman Scholarship
Chloe Weyers: $450 – David Mendoza Tovar Scholarship, $1,500 – Dr. Michael & Paulette Olsen Lewis Scholarship, $500 – Butte Des Morts Lions Club
Evan Wiedemeier: $2,000 – Delbert E. Greenman Scholarship
Grace Zeller: $500 – D.H. McDonald Family Scholarship, $500 – Rose Coughlin Scholarship

Total Scholarships: $41,000

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation, with more than 50 funds and $1 million in endowed assets, was founded in 2013 to serve the residents of Winneconne and the surroundings areas 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. For more information on scholarships, go to FoxRIverScholarshipCenter.org.

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