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Madison Educational Foundation Awards Scholarships to MHS Seniors

Board Member Marli Wiese, Allison Bruns, Marian Wiese, Isabel Gors, and Rhonda Gramstad

The Madison Central School Educational Foundation this year awarded more than 35-thousand dollars in scholarships to Madison High School graduating seniors.  The Foundation’s Board of Directors and scholarship donors presented the scholarships to students during a recognition ceremony at the high school last month. 

Twenty-seven students received one or more of the Madison Central School Educational Foundation scholarships.  Foundation Executive Director Renae Prostrollo said that the scholarship donors value education and give scholarships as a way to give back to Madison High School.  She said that some have chosen to invest in a student’s future with a scholarship as a meaningful way to honor their loved ones.  Prostrollo said that the Foundation hopes that students can learn about the donors who give scholarships and can be inspired to give back someday too.

A listing of this year’s Madison Central School Educational Foundation scholarship recipients can be found below:

The LaMonte & Marian Wiese Scholarship – Allison Bruns & Isabel Gors

The DSU Blue & Blue Scholarship – Jackson Boldt

The Cancer Club Scholarship – Carter Bergheim & Jackson Boldt

The Jerry Johnson 1st responders Scholarship – Tyler Reck

The Jim Thompson Memorial Scholarship – Casey Meadows

The MHS STEM Scholarship – Allison Sahr, attending USD, Kelsey O’Connell attending Black Hills State, and Callie Frantzen, attending SD School of Mines & Technology

The Glen Wilbur Memorial Scholarship – Autumn Barger & Logan Allbee

Ben Bundy Memorial Scholarships – Caleb Scott and Brynn Olverson

The Jim Cordts Memorial Scholarship – Jennifer Bernard, Megan Bierschbach, Brant Blessington, Abby Brooks, Allison Bruns, Savannah Dickey, Isabel Gors, Kelsey O’Connell, Ally Sahr, Brynn Olverson, Emily Van Liere and Truman Stoller

The Julian Freitag Memorial Scholarship – Carter Bergheim and Jackson Boldt

The Dennis Hegg Memorial Scholarship – Rachel Olson

The Trudi Nelson Forensics Scholarship – Faith Smith

The Timothy & Monica Campbell Scholarship – Oliver Jankord

The MEA/MCSEF Scholarship – Megan Bierschbach and Brittany Splonskowski

The Rotary/Don E. Gross Memorial Scholarship – Juliana Hodges

The George & Marcene Scully Scholarship – Mackenzie Ryan

Sprint Broadband Scholarships – Emily Van Liere & Ally Drew


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