Kenosha Community Foundation awards scholarships to 16 students | Local News

The Kenosha Community Foundation Board of Trustees has announced the awarding of scholarships to 16 students for 2022 from a series of different scholarship programs.

Gundlach Scholarship

The two recipients, who will each receive a Herman and Virginia Gundlach scholarship of $3,500, are:

Kennedy Martinez, a graduate of Tremper High School, who plans to attend Carthage College.

Kiara Rios, a graduate of Reuther High School, who plans to attend the University of Wisconsin (UW) – Whitewater.

Over the past six years (2017-22), 41 Kenosha County students have been awarded Gundlach scholarships to students who plan to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited Wisconsin college or university. Since the scholarship fund was established in 1996, the foundation has awarded more than $350,000 from the Herman and Virginia Gundlach Scholarship Fund to Kenosha County students.

Bradford class of 1961

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The following five 2022 graduates of Mary D. Bradford High School are the recipients of the Bradford High School Class of 1961 scholarships:

Abigail Johnson, who plans to attend UW-Green Bay.

Christopher Lyons, who plans to attend UW-Whitewater.

Jordan Rudden, who plans to attend Concordia University.

Nathan Olson, who plans to attend Blackhawk Technical College.

Mylan Smith, who plans to attend Gateway Technical College.

Carlos Zavala, who plans to attend Gateway Technical College.

In 2016, members of the Bradford High School Class of 1961 established a scholarship fund at the foundation to benefit students who have graduated from their alma mater and who plan to pursue a two- or four-year college or college education. an accredited University of Wisconsin.

Clay Davison’s Legacy

Established in 2019, the Clay Davison Legacy Scholarship is awarded to Kenosha-area students pursuing post-secondary education in a mental health-related field of study. This year’s two recipients, who will each receive a $1,700 scholarship, are:

Gina Eschbach, a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy, who plans to attend UW-Parkside.

Westosha Central High School graduate Tristin Jantz, who plans to attend UW-Stevens Point.

Rizzo Family Memorial

The 2022 recipient of the Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship is Bradford High School graduate Alec Schabowsky, who plans to attend UW-Madison in the fall of 2022.

The Rizzo Family Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Rizzo children in 2020 in memory of: their father, Dr. Vincent C. Rizzo; their mother, Mary C. Rizzo; and their uncle, Dr. Michael J. Rizzo. This is the second year the fund has awarded the scholarship, which is awarded to a Kenosha County resident who is pursuing or will pursue post-secondary education in a health-related field.

Colleen DeiningerAviation

The first recipients of the Colleen Deininger Aviation Scholarship, who will each receive $2,500, are:

Sarah Hamilton, who is currently attending Gateway Technical College.

Katherine Rauscher, a graduate of Wausau East High School, who plans to attend the University of Michigan-Houghton.

Colleen Deininger was a wife, mother, pilot, businesswoman, women’s rights activist, teacher and dedicated golfer. The scholarship was established in December 2021 by Colleen’s daughter, Calla Ricciardi and her son, Curt Deininger, to help other women learn to fly.

Felman Family

The first recipient of the Fellman Family Scholarship is Indian Trail Academy graduate Chad Helmke, who plans to attend UW-Madison.

The scholarship, established in 2019 by Kenneth Fellman, chairman of the board of the Kenosha Community Foundation, is to be awarded to a senior student-athlete at a Kenosha County public high school who plans to attend UW-Madison . Preference is given to students who plan to study Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) or business-related fields.

KTEC Alumni

The first recipients of the Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum (KTEC) Alumni Scholarships are:

Samuel Arnold, a graduate of Bradford High School, who plans to attend UW-Madison.

Dayanara Giles, a graduate of Reuther High School, who plans to attend UW-LaCrosse.

The scholarship is awarded to KTEC alumni who attended the school for at least 7th and 8th grade.

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