Contact: Pat Seitz
Regal Ware, Inc.
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Kewaskum, Wisconsin (March 18, 2011) – Courtney Krueger and Nicolai Gerhartz have been named recipients of J.O. Reigle Scholarships for 2011. Regal Ware’s scholarship program was established in 1963 in honor of the housewares firm’s founder, the late J.O. Reigle. The award recognizes the outstanding scholastic achievements of one or more graduating seniors at Kewaskum High School, and is designed to assist the recipients in their pursuit of a college education.
Courtney, daughter of Michael and Michelle Krueger of Kewaskum, plans to attend Marian University this Fall to pursue studies in the medical field. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Club, was honored as a Badger Girls State representative, and served as a junior class officer and a member of the freshman mentoring program. Courtney volunteers in the Kewaskum community and enjoys athletics, snowmobiling, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Nicolai is the son of Daniel and Jennifer Gerhartz of Kewaskum. He plans to study biological sciences at UW-Madison. Nicolai was honored as a Badger Boys State representative, is a member of the National Honor Society and the German Club, and is a member of the swing choir, jazz choir, and EWC honors choir. He has served on his church’s worship team, traveled to Esperanza Viva orphanage as part of a mission trip, and has served as a KEYS run volunteer. Nicolai enjoys hunting, fishing, playing guitar, and singing.
To be eligible for the $18,000 J.O. Reigle Scholarship a student must have attended Kewaskum High School for at least the previous 2 years, and maintained at least a “B” average for the first 3½ years of high school. Each student will receive $4,500 per year for each of his or her 4-year college programs.
About Regal Ware Worldwide:
Regal Ware is the premier manufacturer of high quality stainless steel cookware in the United States. Regal Ware’s core values of integrity, dedication, performance and pride define the company, its innovative engineering and legacy of quality manufacturing that dates back to 1911.
Regal Ware was recently named among the Top 100 Direct Selling Companies in the World; and in 2010 received the Direct Selling Association’s Century Award in recognition of 100 years of manufacturing high quality cookware. Regal Ware currently ships to more than 40 countries worldwide.
In response to recent trends, Regal Ware is committed to bringing people back to the table, and is doing so through consumer initiatives and product offerings that make cooking easier and more enjoyable. Regal Ware products include stainless steel and cast aluminum cookware as well as stainless steel bakeware available through both direct-to-the-consumer and retail sales channels. For more information visit http://www.regalware.com; and view our corporate video at http://www.regalware.com/our-company/corporate-video.