MADISON, Wis. – Fifty high school seniors from 25 Dane County schools have received $500 each through CUNA Mutual Group’s Growing in the Right Direction college scholarship program.
CUNA Mutual Group’s scholarship program recognizes students for their performance in the classroom and for their commitment to their communities giving them a sense of pride for their past accomplishments & future endeavors.
“We salute these scholarship recipients for their commitment to the community and to higher learning,” said Steve Goldberg, executive director of the CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Recipients of the scholarship must have contributed to their school or community through volunteerism, show academic promise and plan to attend a 2- or 4- year degree-granting institution of higher learning in the state of Wisconsin.
Students receiving $500 scholarships include:
Abundant Life High School – Katherine Ferge; Tyler Nauta
Belleville High School – Emma Neild; Kolton Hegstrom
Cambridge High School – Olivia Overturf; Ryleigh Hallanger
DeForest High School – Hannah Gjertson; Joshua Marineau
Deerfield High School – Sydney Hooker; Alexa Kille
Edgewood High School – Maura Johnson; Blaine Barker
La Follette High School – Tyler Weum; Abdoul Zoure
Madison East High School – Sheila Zawadi; Hli Vang
Madison West High School – Desia Xiong; Jace Medlin
Malcolm Shabazz High School – Dominic Hillestad; Kiara Stiger
Marshall High School – Chris Meinholz; Trenna Boyd
McFarland High School – Nasreen Pournik; Sarah Ninedorf
Madison Memorial High School – Saivenkatesh Bathula; Rama Shoukfeh
Middleton High School – Emmet Ryan; Gabrielle Aranda-Pino
Monona Grove High School – Kenton Woo; Alaina Quandt
Mount Horeb High School – Claire Holesovsky; Maria Neuendorf
Omega School – Michael Martin; Jamie Lovely Hanson
Operation Fresh Start – Brandon Orr; Carrington Martin
Oregon High School – Arielle Molot; Ruby Carpenter
St. Ambrose Academy – Chris Ptak; Alexandra Neumaier
Stoughton High School – Cassidy Parker; Erica Keehn
Sun Prairie High School – Kathryn Quamme; Christa Scott
Verona Area High School – Asia Christoffel; Sharon Toussaint
Waunakee High School – Jessica Werner; Emily Durrant
Wisconsin Heights High School – Danielle Acker; Shannon Vils