Over $59,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Transferring Students


UW-Washington County awarded over $59,000 in scholarships to transferring students at the Commencement Ceremony on Thursday evening, May 20 in the gymnasium. The scholarships are awarded to students who have completed their first two years of college studies at UW-WC and are now transferring to other institutions to complete their education, as well as students who are completing a collaborative degree at the UW-WC campus through UW-Milwaukee or UW-Oshkosh. UW-Washington County students receiving scholarships at Thursday’s ceremony include:

Scholarship                                                  Amount    Recipient                             Residence

American Assn. of University Women (AAUW)  $1,000       Sarah Gosdeck          Kewaskum

Paul Bales Memorial                                     $   500     Danielle Bartz                      West Bend

Tom Bast Scholarship                                  2 at $  500   Joshua Jenz             Newburg

                                                                             Joseph Neary                       Allenton

Thomas J. Brigham Scholar Athlete              $   500     Lindsey Church                    Jackson

Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Scholarship         $1,200     Rachel Ruetz                       West Bend

Judith Clark Memorial Scholarship                $   300     Azucena Ontiveros              Beaver Dam

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship       $1,500     Brooke Kuchinski                 Hartford

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $1,500     Christine Rowen                   Port Washington

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $1,500     April Starr                            West Bend

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $1,500     Aaron Wollman                    Jackson

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $2,500     Abigail Hartwig                    Cedarburg 

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $2,500     Kelly Martin                         Kewaskum 

Curtis A. & Adele S. Collins Scholarship        $2,500     Kristen Stehli                       Menomonee Falls

Lindo & Anna Diamanti Memorial                 $1,000     Clayton Wollner                   West Bend

Howard Evans Memorial Scholarship            $   250     Michael Kelley                    West Bend

Glacier Hills Credit Union, West Bend           $   500     Justin Christianson               Cedarburg

Kathleen & David C. Loomans Education     $1,000     Megan Rinzel                      Allenton

M & I Bank                                              $1,250     Zachary Luedtke                  Jackson

Phyllis R. Malzahn Memorial                         $8,000     Stephanie Rinzel                 Allenton

Kenneth G. Marsden                                   2 at $8,000   Daniel Klotz                        West Bend

                                                                              Kristen Maziarka                  West Bend

Phi Theta Kappa                                           $   300     Alissa Straub                        West Bend

Dr. Sami Saad Memorial Scholarship           $   600     Abby Jensen                        West Bend

Norman A. Schowalter Memorial                $5,500                         Amirah AbuLughod             Saukville

Harry and Lucille Sheski Memorial               $4,000                         Danielle Klug                      West Bend

UW-Oshkosh                                               2 at  $  500  Michael Kelley                    West Bend

                                                                                      Julie Wethered                    Slinger

UW-WC Friends & Alumni                              $   200     Jessica Norgel                     West Bend

West Bend Noon Rotary Club                                         $1,500                         Kayci Lorenz                       Allenton

An additional $48,000 in scholarships will be awarded to new freshman and continuing UW-Washington County students at the September Convocation ceremony. The substantial scholarship opportunities at UW-Washington County reflect the tremendous community support of local residents, civic groups and area businesses. A guaranteed transfer program, the collaborative bachelor degree programs, as well as sizeable scholarship opportunities with other area universities have significantly increased the opportunities for students who begin their college education at the West Bend campus.


Sue Bausch