Contact: Pat Seitz
Regal Ware, Inc.
Kewaskum, Wisconsin (March 7, 2012) – Joseph Herriges and Mikayla Kremer have been named recipients of J.O. Reigle Scholarships for 2012. Regal Ware’s scholarship program was established in 1963 in honor of Regal Ware’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.
Joseph, son of Mark and Jacqueline Herriges of Kewaskum, will attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison this Fall to study business, with future plans to attend law school. Joseph has been active in a variety of activities both in school and in the community. He has been involved with football, mock trial, show and chamber choirs, peers-for-peers, peer mediation, the musical, and pep club. He is a member of the Holy Trinity Youth Group and Choir, has volunteered with Special Olympics, and participated in Catholic Heart Work Camp. Joseph works part-time as a station attendant and scheduling coordinator at Herriges Oil Company in Kewaskum; and enjoys playing sports, working out, cooking, singing, and watching movies in his spare time.
Mikayla is the daughter of Larry and Nancy Kremer of Kewaskum. She plans to attend either UW-Madison, UW-Eau Claire, or UW-Milwaukee this Fall in pursuit of her studies in nursing on the way to becoming a neonatal nurse practitioner. Mikayla’s in-school activities have included art club, drama club, yearbook, Key club, HOPE/Environmental club, National Honor Society, peers-for-peers, and peer mediation, as well as plays/musicals, ski/snowboard club, student government, serving as a Special Olympics coach, freshman mentoring, citizen advocacy, and the distinguished student program. She currently serves as senior class president. Mikayla works part-time as a prep-cook at Call of the Wild; and enjoys playing the piano, making jewelry, camping, cooking and swimming as some of her leisure-time activities.
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.
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