WCCF Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony
May 20, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm at UW-WC in the gym
Please Join Us in Congratulating
Our Scholarship Awardees:
Incoming and Returning Students:
Barbara’s Scholarship, $500
Awarded to a student interested in working with people with disabilities.
Recipient: Katelyn Buschman, Port Washington
Broan Nu‐Tone Scholarship, 2 Awards of $1,500
Awarded to a graduate of Hartford Union High School demonstrating academic performance and leadership.
Recipients: Marissa Kaul, Rubicon and Katelyn Van Raden, Mayville
Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Arts Scholarship
Awards of $750 & $1,000
Awarded to a student pursuing studies in the humanities or fine arts.
Recipients: Ross Natale, Grafton and Evan Teuteberg, Menomonee Falls
Paul Brownlee Scholarship, $500
This scholarship is awarded to a student entering college for the first time who is in need of
extra encouragement and support for taking on the challenge of higher education.
Recipient: Ross Natale, Grafton
Darwin Dorn Scholarship, $500
This scholarship is named in honor of math Professor Darwin Dorn who has made
such a difference in the educational lives of UW-WC students.
It is awarded to an incoming student who was unsure of the prospect of going to college.
Recipient: Trace Lambert, Hartford
Farmington Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a graduate of Farmington Grade School with volunteer experience and community involvement.
Recipient: Rachel Raskiewicz, West Bend
Luis & Iris Garcia Scholarship, 3 awards of $5,000 each
Awarded to new and returning students with the highest GPA’s and who exhibit strong leadership skills.
Recipients: Jacqueline Janik, Fredonia;
Rachel McKinley, Hustisford; and Rebecca Rynes, West Bend
Glacier Hills Scholarship, $500
Awarded to a student who is (or has a family member who is) a member of Glacier Hill Credit Union,
has at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates financial need, is of upstanding character and participates in community service.
Recipient: Thomas Gehring, Hartford
Hoberg Scholarship, $1,500
Awarded to a student demonstrating academic achievement and community involvement.
Recipient: Faith Schmidt, West Bend
H.O.P.E. Scholarship, 12 awards of $1,000 each
Scholars must be recommended by a high school teacher (for a new student) or
UW‐WC faculty or staff member.
Samantha Brose, Hartford Katelyn Marohl, Hartland
Jack Kehoe, West Bend Emory Salberg, West Bend
Trace Lambert, Hartford Brooke Steavens, West Bend
Bailey Lecato, Belgium Gabe Verfuerth, Port Washington
Katlyn Long, West Bend Randolph Wendler, Jackson
Simon McGhee, West Bend Morissa Young, Horicon
Elmore & Alyce Kraemer Scholarship,
4 Awards of $750 & 4 Awards of $500
Awarded to students demonstrating academic achievement and volunteer service.
Samantha Brandt, Cedarburg Kaitlin Konen, Campbellsport
Kathryn Flynn, West Bend Marissa Kaul, Rubicon
Joseph Gawrys, Germantown Max Read, Campbellsport
Lydia Glatzel, Milwaukee Cassandra Wetor, West Bend
Matt Zillig Global Citizenship Scholarship, 2 awards of $1,000
Awarded to students demonstrating a positive interest in diverse world cultures.
Recipients: Rebecca Rynes, West Bend; Katelyn Van Raden, Mayville
Matthew J. Martin Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a student demonstrating financial need and pursuing post‐secondary education leading to
a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree in the UW System.
Recipient: Katherine Bilicki, Richfield
Phi Theta Kappa, $300
Awarded to a student chosen by the faculty advisor for Phi Theta Kappa.
Recipient: Bailey Lecato, Belgium
Rolfs Educational Foundation Scholarship, 2 Awards of $2,000
Awarded to a second year student with extensive work experience and extra‐curricular activity participation.
Recipients: Arber Shehu, Hartford; Hayden Steinhardt, West Bend
Wallace & Marion Scheunemann Scholarship, $2,000
Awarded to a student intending to major in a science discipline.
Recipient: Sarah Burger, Grafton
Reuben Schmahl Scholarship, 2 Awards of $400
Awarded to a Washington County high school graduate.
Recipients: Kevin Albrecht, West Bend; Valerie Goldberg, Germantown
Shine on Emily Scholarship, $500
This scholarship has been created in memory of Emily Wergin, a student of UW-WC who passed away suddenly from an asthma attack during her second year. Awarded to a student who is looking to a helping/healing profession and who has strong volunteer experience. Awardee is chosen by the family.
Recipient: Jack Koskinen, Mequon
Wayland & Darlene Tessar Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a student pursuing a career in Business Administration who resides in Kewaskum.
Recipient: Emilee Spalding, Kewaskum
The Thomas Family Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a student who has participated in extra-curricular activities and has demonstrated leadership and good character.
Recipient: Mary Greuel, West Bend
Washington County Campus Foundation Scholarship
4 Awards of $1,000 and 3 Awards of $2,000
Awarded to a student with academic achievement, campus related extra‐curricular activities, community service and work experience.
Kathryn Flynn, West Bend Rachel Balestrieri, West Bend
Julia Fox, West Bend Mark Shininger, Fredonia
Jack Koskinen, Mequon Sophia Zappia, West Bend
Morgan Vechart, Jackson
West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. Scholarship, 4 Awards of $1,000
Awarded to a student pursuing a major in Business, Finance or Computer Science.
Recipients: Taylor Coloso, Horicon; Jeremy Ehley, Hartford;
Rachel House, Hartford; and, Hannah Young, Hartford
West Bend Noon Rotary Scholarship, $1,500
Awarded to an incoming, full‐time student who has graduated from either West Bend East or West Bend West high School and who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Recipients: Rachel Uhren, West Bend
Westbury Bank Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a Washington County high school graduate.
Recipient: Mary Greuel, West Bend
Yogi Memorial Scholarship, $500
Awarded to a returning student majoring in Communications and Theatre Arts.
Recipient: Simon McGhee, West Bend
(students moving-on from UW-Washington County):
Paul Bales Memorial Scholarship, $500
Paul Bales was a graduate of UW-WC and UW-Madison. This memorial scholarship was established by his family adn is awarded to a studetn majoring in Agriculrure or a related field.
Recipient: AnnaMarie Staples
BMO Harris Bank Scholarship, $1,250
Awarded to a student who is completing a collaborative degree program.
Recipient: Vanessa Sawatzke
Thomans J. Brigham Scholar Athlete Scholarship, $500
Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Arts Scholarship, $2,000
Recipient: Logan Garcia
Curtis A. and Adele S. Collins Scholarship,
4 Junior Level at $2,500 and 4 Senior Level at $5,000
Established by Micahel Collins in honor of his parents. Collins Scholars are UW-WC students who hace enrolled in the collaborative Nursing degree program at UW-Milwaukee.
Recipients: Junior Level Senior Level
Baylee Borges Echo Borges
Jessica Harbin Katelyn Laatsch
Andrea Williams Christa Theisen
Kirk D. Currie Memorial Schoalrship, $200
This memorial scholarship for Kirk, a student at UW-WC, was established by his family after Kirk died in a tragic car accident.
Recipient: Logan Garcia
Lindo and Anna Diamanti Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
Established by Chemistry Professor Emeritus, Joseph Diamanti, in honor of his late parents who
instilled in him a love of learning and the values he strove to pass on to his students.
Recipient: Devin Durkee
Howard Evans Memorial Scholarship, $500
Awareded in memory of Howard Evans, a former UW-WC employee and student whose personality and varied interests touched a great number of people.
Recipient: Crystal Shaw
Kathleen and Davic C. Loomans Education Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a full-time student who has earned a minimum of 50 credits.
Recipient: Abraham Dickenson
Phylls R. Malzahn Memorial Scholarship, $8,000
Established by Walter Malzahn in honor of his wife, Phyllis, a much loved knidergarten teacher. Awarded to a transferring studetn majoring in Education.
Recipient: Makayla Mouradian
Kenneth G. Marsden Scholarship, 2 at $7,000 each
Kenneth Marsden was President of the Xiegler Company, Inc. and contributed much in service to the community. Awards are given to two transferring studens with-in an academic major.
Recipients: Calvin Brice and Tyler Ross
Musical Masquers Scholarship, $1,000
Awarded to a student with a minimum of 24 credits and at least one theatre course.
Recipient: Braydon Shewcyzk
Norman A. Schowalter Memorial Scholarship, $5,500
This memorial scholarship was established by Community Trust to honor Norman Schowalter
who was instrumental in establishing the Washington County Campus Foundation.
Recipient: Nathan Gruenke
Harry and Lucille Sheski Scholarship, $4,000
Established by the Sheski Family in honor of their parentswho, by hteir encouragement, discipline, sacrifice, and love, instilled in their children the importance of education.
Recipient: Clair Wienke
UW-Oshkosh Scholarship, 3 at $1,000 each
This award is funded by the Chancellor of UW-Oshkosh in recognition of the strong connection between UW-Oshkosh and UW-Washington County.
Recipients: Marissa Granados, Syndey Steger, and Melissa Volkert
UW-WC Friends and Alumni Scholarship, 2 at $400 each
Awarded to two Junior-level transfer students demonstrating academic excellence.
Recipients: Jenna Reichert and Samantha Strupp
The Washington County Campus Foundation (WCCF) is creating opportunities for students
by acting as the official fundraising organization for the UW-Washington County.
The WCCF is dedicated to ensuring that students at UW-WC benefit from scholarships and other financial support. Each year, the WCCF awards over $150,000 in scholarships to students from every walk of life. Our dream is to be able to give every student a better opportunity to attend college at UW-WC by giving them each a scholarship. We cannot do this without your support.
48% of our students are of the first generation in their family to attend college.
The overwhelming majority of our students have full or part-timew jobs - 97%!
63% of our students rely on financial aid or scholarships to pay tuition costs.
We believe we are helping create a better community by giving students access to the education that will make them better citizens, neighbors, and employees.
You can help UW-WC students by making a donation to WCCF today!
To make a donation by check (payable to WCCF), please send your donation to the Foundation at:
Washington County Campus Foundation
400 S. University Dr.
West Bend, WI 53095
To find out more about starting a scholarship fund with the Foundation or leaving WCCF in your will,
call our offices at 262-335-5204 and speak with Executive Director Nina M. Jones.
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WCCF Board of Directors
Dennis Degenhardt - President
Michael Reichert - Vice President
L. Jane Maley - Secretary
Dan Beine - Treasurer
Dr. Christopher Hays
Nina M. Jones, Executive Director
Terry Seil, Executive Assistant