UW-WC Announces Fall Convocation Ceremony

Over $59,000 in Scholarships to be Awarded

The University of Wisconsin-Washington County (UW-WC) will present over $59,000 in scholarships at the fall Honors Convocation ceremony on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The ceremony begins at 7:00pm in the theatre. Twenty-six new freshman and 27 returning UW-WC students will receive scholarships for the 2012-13 school year. An additional $68,000 in scholarships was awarded at the Commencement ceremony in May to sophomore students who were transferring to four-year campuses to complete their bachelor degrees.

UW-WC Dean, Dr. Paul Price will welcome scholarship presenters (which include representatives from area businesses, civic groups, foundations and memorial bequeaths) scholarship recipients as well as the faculty, families and friends in attendance. UW-WC Computer Science Professor, Mech Johnson, winner of the 2012 Rolfs Teaching award will present the keynote address. A reception for scholarship presenters and recipients will be held in the cafeteria prior to the ceremony.

Scholarships Awards

Thomas Bast – Returning Student - $600

Patrick McDonough, Grafton

Thomas Berenz – New Freshman –2 awards of $500 each

Joshua Hadjinian, Colgate; Melissa Schwalbach, Hubertus

Broan Nu-Tone - New Freshman –3 awards of $1,500 each
Ryan Jaszewski, Hartford; Alyssa Polzin, Hartford; Michael Schimmels, Hartford

Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown – Returning Student - $1,000

Mallory Mercier, Hartford

Joseph & Rose Butschlick Memorial – New Freshman - $500

Kate Evans, Campbellsport

Kirk D. Currie Memorial – Returning Student - $100

Morgan Kielisch, Hartford

Howard H. Evans Memorial – Returning Student - $250

Michael VanDusen, West Bend

Farmington – Returning Student - $1,000

Molly Potter, Kewaskum

Luis & Iris Garcia – Returning Student - $5,000

Amanda Kirnberger, Hartford

Hoberg - Returning Student - $1,500

Benjamin Breuer, West Bend

H.O.P.E. Fund – 8 Returning Students & 5 New Students – $12,000

Mary Davis, West Bend; Laura Harley, Milwaukee; Aaron Hultman, Hartford; Kelsey Jashinsky, West Bend;

Dan Kaneiss, Grafton; Sarah Katona, Hartford; Richard Keller, West Bend; Jessica Laak, Jackson;
Theresa Leiberg, West Bend; Shannon Mueller, Jackson; Sarah O’Neill, West Bend;
Felix Sepulveda-Picon, West Bend; Thomas Stevenson, West Bend

Joseph F. Huber Honors – Returning Student - $250

Amanda Schussman, West Bend

Elmore & Alyce Kraemer – Returning Student - 3 awards of $750 each

Ashley Langenecker, Hartford; Katherine Oscar, West Bend; Michael VanDusen, West Bend

Elmore & Alyce Kraemer - New Freshman – 4 Awards of $500 each

Rebecca Gundrum, Mayville; Jeremy Lutz, West Bend; Samuel Mendolia-White, Port Washington; Sonya Roethle, Slinger

Matthew J. Martin Memorial - Returning Student - $1,000

Monique Schowalter, Jackson

New Beginnings  – Returning Student - $500

Jessica Laak, Jackson

Non Trads on Campus - Returning Student - $300

Heather Grosskoph, West Bend

Peterson Memorial  – New Freshman - $500

Mackenzie Kremer, Kewaskum

Phi Theta Kappa - Returning Student - $300

Kelsey Jashinsky, West Bend

Rolfs Educational Foundation - Returning Student – 2 Awards of $2,000 each

Sarah McWilliams, Allenton; Amanda Schussman, West Bend

Wallace & Marion Scheunemann - Returning Student - $2,000

Danny Johns, Port Washington

Reuben Schmahl - New Freshman - 2 Awards of $400 each
Nicolas Oeflein, Jackson; Harrison Steinhardt, West Bend

Wayland and Darlene Tessar - Returning Student - $1,000

Tyler Sterr, West Bend

The Thomas Family Scholarship - Returning Student - $500

Nathan Schultz, Jackson

Washington County Campus Foundation - Returning Student – 3 Awards of $1,500 each

Blaise Arens, Richfield; Aaron Davies, West Bend; Heather Grosskoph, West Bend

Washington County Campus Foundation - New Freshman – 4 Awards of $750 each

Sarah Aeschliman, Milwaukee; Jade Bollig, West Bend; Brian Fehring, West Bend; April Wagner, Slinger

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company - Returning Student – 2 Awards of $1,000 each

Kelsey Jashinksy, West Bend; Partrick McDonough, Grafton

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company – New Freshman – 2 Awards of $1,000 each

Daniel Breuer, Slinger; Stuart Karas, West Bend

West Bend Noon Rotary - Returning Student - $2,000

Lisa Randolph, West Bend

West Bend Noon Rotary  - New Freshman - $1,500

Alecia Ackley, West Bend

Westbury Bank - New Freshman - $250

Alex Gill, West Bend

Amber Wilde Scholarship. - Returning Student - $1,000

Heather Grosskoph, West Bend

Over 1,100 students from a five-county region attend the West Bend campus, which is the fourth largest of the 13 two-year campuses that make up the University of Wisconsin colleges. In addition to strong local scholarship support, the campus also offers internship programs within the community, allowing students to earn valuable work experience while completing their studies.


Sue Bausch