Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha Foundation
2022 Academic Scholarship Recipients
Pictured are this year’s recipients (left to right) Courtnie Poppie – Bradford; Taylor Wilmot - Indian Trail; Tessa Caldwell - Indian Trail; and Olivia Dizon -Indian Trail.
Four, local area graduating high school seniors were awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarships by the Foundation of the Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha at its June 2nd Club meeting at Kaiser’s Pizza on June 2nd. The scholarships were awarded based on academic performance, extra-curricular activity, and community service. Required recommendations from HS counselors were also reviewed.
The four recipients honored received certificates and medallions presented by Kiwanis Club President-Elect Sharon Krewson. The recipients are:
Taylor Wilmot, Indian Trail Academy & HS, was awarded the $2,000 Western Kiwanis Foundation of Kenosha scholarship. Taylor plans to attend the University of Wisconsin and major in computer science with a focus on cybersecurity. Hackers & digital scammers beware! Taylor’s coming to get you.
Olivia Dizon, Indian Trail Academy& HS, received the $1,750 Russel & Claire Huber scholarship which will help her pursue a degree in environmental engineering @ UW-Milwaukee. Climate change “look out,” Olivia’s coming!!
Tessa Caldwell, Indian Trail Academy & HS, was selected for the $1,500 Paul Jaeger scholarship which she will apply towards a “Masters in Five” Program at Carroll College, Waukesha, WI culminating in an MBA. An entrepreneurial career in the business world beckons Tessa.
Courtnie Poppie, Bradford HS received the $750 Harvey Elmer award. Courtnie plans to earn a Culinary Arts degree @ Gateway Technical College. Courtnie, we all look forward to tasting your gourmet creations.
Ron Horner, President, of Western Kiwanis, expressed his appreciation for the “fine crop” of candidates who applied for the scholarship funds. He also acknowledged the efforts of Ron Frederick, who chaired the Academic Scholarship Committee, as well as Kiwanians Sharon Krewson, Dave Covey, Gene Olson & Julie Kunath, all of whom participated in the evaluation and selection of the candidates.
Contact Person: Ron Frederick
Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha
Kenosha, WI 53142