The Acacia-Itasca Masonic Lodge #329 Scholarship will be awarded by the SHS Scholarship Committee to a graduating senior with a proven financial need. The recipient of this scholarship may attend either a two or four-year postsecondary school.
STEPHEN ARNOVICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Emily Hansen - Mathew Little
This scholarship is given in memory of Steve Arnovich. Steve was gifted in baseball and football at Superior High School. After graduating in the top 15% of his class in 1990, he earned his bachelor’s degree in corporate health from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Scholarship criteria established by his family includes applicant must attend a 4 year college/university, and participated in football, baseball or softball while a student at SHS.
GEORGE R. AUSTRENG SCHOLARSHIP Seth Felton
New for the class of 2014, this scholarship has been established in memory of George Austreng. George was a life-long resident of Superior and taught at the former Central High School, moving to Superior Senior High School when it opened its doors in 1965. George retired from teaching in 1988 and continued to follow Spartan and UWS hockey which he loved. Students receiving this scholarship must attend UWS and major in math or math education.
ELEANOR TEMPELIS AUSTRENG SCHOLARSHIP Emily Olson
This scholarship is being established in honor of Eleanor Austreng. Eleanor taught elementary education in Superior for twenty-five years. A life-long Superior resident, she retired in 1988. this scholarship is available for students attending UWS and majoring in elementary education.
HERBERT AND GERALDINE BEGLINGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARHSIP Elizabeth Nelson
This scholarship was set up in memory of Herbert and Geraldine Beglinger by their family. Mr. Beglinger was a former teacher and administrator for the School District of Superior for many years, including several years as principal of Superior Senior High School before his retirement in the mid-1980’s. The recipient of this scholarship must have maintained a “B” average or above, and may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice.
HARRY BEAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Tyler Petrey
This scholarship is being given in memory of Mr. Harry Bear, former owner of Bear Shoe Works, by his family and friends. Mr. Bear was a respected local businessman and a past recipient of the Superior “Citizen of the Year” award. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from the current senior class who plans to attend an accredited technical college who has displayed a strong sense of community. Financial need will not be a factor in the awarding of this scholarship.
BILLINGS PARK SCHOLARSHIP Anna Shepard
This scholarship was established in 2009 by an anonymous Superior Wisconsin “Billings Park” resident in support of graduating students at Superior High School. Selection will be made by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee.
BMO HARRIS BANK SCHOLARSHIP Tess Swanson
This is a one-time scholarship offered to a graduate of the Class of 2014 by BMO Harris Bank. No restrictions.
Richard I Bong American Legion Post 435 Scholarships Brooke Dahl - Samantha Nye - Brooklyn Pollock
The Richard I Bong American Legion Post 435 Scholarship is offered to a graduating senior of Superior High School for use in furthering their post-secondary education. One scholarship will be a warded to a student planning to attend the University of WI-Superior and one scholarship will be awarded to a student planning to attend WITC-Superior. The recipients are selected by the scholarship committee based on financial need and the candidate criteria designed and approved by the committee.
Richard I Bong American Legion Auxiliary # 435 Scholarship Tatianna Barton - Dickson
The graduating senior selected to receive this award must be the son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a veteran of the armed services. Applicant must be a strong academic student and in need of financial help to continue education beyond high school. The student selected must attend UW-Superior or WITC-Superior. Upon notification by the Scholarship Committee, the award payment is made to the educational institution and the student by the auxiliary.
Teddy E. Burgraff Memorial Scholarship Falyn McCotter
This scholarship is being given in the memory of Teddy E. Burgraff by his son, Tom D. Burgraff. Tom Burgraff is a SHS and UW-Superior graduate and is now teaching art. The scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy SHS graduate who plans to enter the field of art. This gift will be given to the art student who is the choice of the SHS Art Department.
Esther M. Caleson Math & Science Scholarship Noah Peterson
This scholarship is given in the name of Esther M. Caleson who was a long time math teacher at Superior Central high School. The student recipient must be of solid character and have consistently displayed excellence in the areas of math and science throughout his/her high school career.
Roderic J. & Joyce A. Campbell Scholarship Chandler Oja
The Roderic J. and Joyce A. Campbell Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who will be attending at least 2 years at the University of Wisconsin-Superior to pursue studies in business or health care. The student should also have evidence of financial need.
Central Class of 1953 Alumni Scholarship Ryan Campbell
This is a one-time scholarship established by the alumni from the Central High School Class of 1953. The recipient must plan to attend UW-Superior in the fall of 2014. The SHS Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.
Central Class of 1962 Alumni Scholarship Emily Dotterwick
This scholarship is offered by the Central Class of 1962 as a one-time scholarship to a deserving student at Superior High School. The applicant must be a strong academic student and in need of financial help to continue their education. The student selected must attend UW-Superior or WITC-Superior.
Central High School Alumni Scholarship Danika McLaughlin
This is a non-renewable scholarship for a student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The student may attend any 4-year, 2-year, 1-year college, technical or training in school of his/her choice. The student may not receive any other SHS scholarship. First preference will be given to a qualifying senior who is a relative of a graduate of Superior Central High School.
Cooper Cub Alumni ScholarshipTess Swanson
The Cooper Cub Alumni Scholarship is awarded to the former Cooper Elementary School student who, over the course of his/her career; best represents our expectations at Cooper. The successful applicant will have demonstrated “work, respect, belong” in every aspect of his/her life. He/she works hard learning in school, makes responsible choices, and has a positive impact on the community. The recipient of this scholarship must have attended Cooper Elementary for at least 2 years and must have maintained a 3.0 GPA at SHS.
Ben Cosgrove Scholarship Erick Anderson
The Ben Cosgrove Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who is active in varsity athletics. The recipient of the Ben Cosgrove Memorial Scholarship may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice.
CPL. Kenneth Cross Scholarship Ryan Connor
Established in memory of Cpl. Kenneth M. Cross, the family of Cpl. Kenneth M. Cross would like to award a scholarship to a graduating senior from Superior High School. Cpl. Cross, First Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) lost his life in Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad. The family wishes to “help the children of Superior and keep helping them”. The recipient will be selected by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee
Cozy Corner Trails, Inc. Scholarship Riley McGrath
The snowmobile/ATV club in Danbury, Wisconsin is sponsoring this scholarship. The ideal recipient would be involved in a Wisconsin snowmobile or ATV club as an active member and be planning a post-secondary education. If no student applies meeting the established criteria, the Superior High School Scholarship Committee will select a deserving student.
John & Helen Davis Memorial Jaydeen Anderson, Julia Strewler, Aaron Christner, Ellen Stromgren, Caitlynn Hawkins, Nathan Vanert, Matthew Wolter
Established in 2010, the John and Helen Davis Memorial Scholarship will be offered to graduating seniors based on criteria established by the Davis family. Student qualifications established in the trust include a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrated active participation and leadership in school and/or community activities such as athletics, art, music, business, or community service. Student who may not qualify for other merit-based scholarships will be given special consideration, with first preference given to students planning to attend a technical post-secondary school.
East High All Class Reunion Scholarship Rylee Barlau
First preference is given to a qualifying senior who is a relative of a graduate from former Superior East High School, which closed its doors in 1965. High school-aged students in Superior attended the new Superior High School, opening its doors in the fall of 1965. The scholarship may be used at any accredited university, college, or technical school and is issued in the name of the student and the school of attendance. The recipient must be in the top 50% of their graduating class. Financial need will not be a factor for consideration.
Lorraine M. & Marian E. Ellison Scholarship Anna Lurndal, Laura Montgomery, Teri Thompson
Established by Lorraine M. and Marian E. Ellison, this scholarship is to be awarded to a graduating, deserving student pursuing a teaching/education major at The University of Wisconsin-Superior. Lorraine was an elementary teacher at Bryant School and Marian was the secretary to the Superintendent of Schools. They loved the students they met over the years and want to help future graduates pursue post-secondary school.
Fern E. Engstrom Scholarship Courtney Goble
This scholarship awarded in memory of Mrs. Fern E. Engstrom by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Helen Johnson. Mrs. Engstrom was very interested in education and loved children. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has exemplified strong academic performance and good citizenship.
First United Methodist Women Scholorship Sarah Treakle
The First United Methodist Women Scholarship is offered to a graduating senior for use in furthering their post-secondary education. The recipient is selected by the Scholarship Committee based on candidate criteria designed and approved by the Committee and without special restriction.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Superior Aerie #80 Tyler Modderman - Anderson
Given by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, this scholarship is granted to a graduating senior planning to attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior or Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior. Candidate selection for this scholarship is made by the Scholarship Committee
Fraternal Order of Eagles # 80, Superior Auxiliary Riley McGrath
This scholarship is granted to a graduating senior planning to attend a college or vocational school in Wisconsin. As with most others, candidate selection for this award is made by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee.
Betty Hanitch Scholarship Stephanie Shaw
The Betty Hanitch award is dedicated for use in furthering the education of qualified SHS graduates. The recipient is selected by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee based on candidate criteria designed and approved by that committee and without special restrictions.
Gary Lindstrom Memorial/Four Corners Scholarship Chelsea Foerst
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Superior High School student who attended Four Corners Elementary School. This scholarship is in memory of Gary Lindstrom, a former teacher at Four Corners.
Keith Gilbertson Scholarship Arianna Jago, Aaron Wakefield-Zubiate
The Keith Gilbertson Scholarships will be awarded to two graduating seniors (a member of the boy’s varsity hockey team and a member of the girl’s varsity hockey team) who have lettered during their senior year. A 3.0 grade point average is required to receive this scholarship. Character and leadership qualities of the applicant will be considered in the selection process. The recipient must attend a four year institution. It is not mandatory the recipient plan to play college hockey.
Helen (Carlson) Groskreutz Scholarship Michaela Martineau
In memory of Helen (Carlson) Groskreutz, a class of 1931 Superior graduate, to a SHS graduate, this scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing.
R.L. and Lucia Hendrickson Scholarship Hailey Kontny, Taavi Mattson
The R.L. and Lucia Hendrickson Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of SHS with a strong academic record, and demonstrated character. Candidates are selected by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee based on established criteria.
Ryan Hoff Memorial Scholarship Nicole Hansen
This scholarship is given in memory of Ryan Hoff, who graduated from SHS and returned to SHS as a teacher, friend and coach. The Scholarship Committee will select the recipient based on character qualities which they feel best represent the memory of Ryan. The recipient may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice. This scholarship may be renewed for a second year of undergraduate study.
Katherine Cronin Hunter Memorial Scholarship Ashley Dalbec
The Katherine Cronin Hunter Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded to a graduating senior for a first year of post-secondary study. The successful recipient must have graduated from Cathedral Junior High School and must attend a four-year university upon graduation from SHS. This scholarship is non-renewable.
The Jewson family scholarships are awarded to two students with plans to attend a University or WITC. Students are to be majoring in education at the university level or a vocational education at WITC.
Henry Kari Scholarship Joseph Schimenek
The Henry Kari Scholarship honors the memory of a long-time Superior businessman who was the founder of Kari Toyota, Inc. The scholarship is available to a graduating senior who plans to enroll in the Automotive Technician Program at WITC. If no student applies meeting the established criteria, the committee will select a deserving student enrolling in a vocational/technical school program.
Marcella B. & Robert L. Kelly Scholarship Harmony Clarke
The Marcella B. & Robert L. Kelly Scholarship will be awarded to a student with a 3.0 or better grade point average, who has taken some business-related classes, and who has been active in sports at SHS (not necessarily varsity sports). The recipient may use the scholarship at a two-year or four-year institution
Betty J. Kimmes Scholarship Brooklyn Pollock
This scholarship is given in memory of Betty J. Kimmes, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. This scholarship will be awarded to a worthy SHS graduate in good standing. The family of Betty Kimmes has set up criteria to include first preference given to an individual attending the nursing program at WITC.
Joseph and Scott Kimmes Memorial Scholarship Adam Amys
This scholarship is created in memory of brothers, Joseph Kimmes III and Scott Kimmes, by their family and friends. Joseph Peter Kimmes III, Class of 1981, and Scott Allen Kimmes, Class of 1985, were well-respected in the Superior community, often contributing time and equipment to civic projects. The recipient selected must attend a local 2 or 4 year college or technical school
Edward & Betty Kossak Memorial Scholarship Lindsey Nelson
This schola4rship was set up by the family and friends of the late Mr. And Mrs. Kossak. The Kossaks were educators in the Superior School district for many years before they retired in 1990. To receive this scholarship the recipient must be planning to attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Rosemarie (Roe) Lancour Memorial Scholarship Lukas Pearson
This scholarship was created by friends and family in memory of Roe Lancour. Roe was a teacher at Superior High School for many years. She was instrumental in developing a school-based program where “at-risk” students received their education in a special setting. She spent countless hours working evenings and weekends in order to ensure that her students got the education necessary to move forward in life.
Cynthia R. & Thomas E. Ledin Music Scholarship Tatianna Barton-Dickson, Lauren Cooper, Anna Krkwood, Tyler Petrey
Tom and Cindy Ledin, knowing the importance of music in our children's education, established a scholarship fund for SHS music students. They look to reward future collegiate music students for their past musical endeavors and encourage their further participation in the music field. Their intent is to fund a minimum of two scholarships for students that have participated in the music programs at SHS. This includes band, orchestra and choir programs. Applicants will be chosen from graduating seniors who will be required to audition, with music of their choosing, before a panel of SHS music faculty along with at least one independent music educator. Scholarships will be awarded based on the following criteria and preferences: 1) Music excellence and the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the music program at UW-Superior, 2) Music excellence and the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the music program at another four-year institution, 3) Music excellence, and participation in the music program at SHS, with enrollment in any four-year institution of higher learning, 4) Musical involvement in the community, with enrollment in a four-year institution of higher learning. This is a non-renewal scholarship and will be awarded upon presentation of proof of enrollment at the post-secondary school.
Matthew Liebaert Scholarship Aaron Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Liebaert offer the Matthew Liebaert Scholarship to a member of the Spartan hockey team in memory of their son. The SHS Scholarship Committee and the Spartan head hockey coach will have input on the final selection. The successful recipient must be a graduating senior who demonstrates academic excellence and must be a fitting representative of the SHS Spartan hockey team. (It is not mandatory that the recipient plans to play college hockey.)
Carla Lozon Memorial Scholarship Rachel Stipetich
The family of Carla J. Lozon established this scholarship in her memory. their wish is for this scholarship to be awarded to a member of the SHS. Dance Team and have a grade point average of 3.0. If no one applies on the dance team the student must have participated in a Senior High School sport. This annual scholarship is not renewable. Lyle & Florence (Martin) Maves Scholarship Kayleigh Graham
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has exhibited high moral and ethical values. The recipient may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice. Preference will be given to those candidates who plan to pursue a career in the field of health with direct patient contact or education with emphasis on preschool and elementary training.
Milton P. McLean Scholarship Rachal Fregin, Rebecca Tunell
The Milton P. McLean awards are made on the basis of leadership, scholarship, citizenship and need. The three scholarships are intended to be used for expenses to any university, college or technical school in the United States by graduates of Superior High School. The financial arrangements for the scholarship recipients are handled through the National Bank of Commerce.
Memorials Fund Scholarship Megan Dallman, Allison Gorsuch, Mackenzie Jardine
The Memorials Fund Scholarship was established as part of the Superior Scholarship Foundation in remembrance of friends and loved ones who have passed on. The funds are made available through contributions and donations made in the name of those to be memorialized. This one-time scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has exemplified strong academic performance and good citizenship.
Alice Lomoe Mitchell Scholarship Salem Bajjali, Karissa Buhr, Karrigan Grimstad, Kyle N Johnson, Andrew Kelley, Phillip Runser, Shaylee Sokoloski
This scholarship is offered in memory of Ms. Alice Mitchell, who was a long-time teacher at Superior High School. The recipient of this scholarship shall be selected by the SHS Scholarship Committee based on criteria established by the committee.
Moose Lodge of Superior Scholarship Madison Kitch, Andrew Pederson
The Superior Moose Lodge Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating seniors (one male and one female). The recipient must be in good standing at SHS. There are no other restrictions.
Dan Morgan Memorial Scholarship Cody Anderson, Justine Stenberg
The Dan Morgan Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to two graduating seniors (one male/one female) ranking in the upper 20% of the graduating class who has earned at least two letters in varsity sports. These letters may have been earned in two successive years in the same sport or in two or more sports. One coach must recommend the successful recipient, attesting to athletic excellence, character and leadership. The recipient must attend a four year institution. This scholarship is not renewable
Americo “Mertz” Mortorelli Scholarship Haley Siers This scholarship is offered in memory of Coach Mertz Mortorelli who guided the athletic and physical education programs at University Wisconsin-Superior from 1954 until 1985 in addition to being the Athletic Director. This scholarship will be awarded to a male or female athlete who has participated in four years of high school athletics. The recipient must attend a four-year college or university. The SHS coaches and athletic director will provide input in the selection of the recipient. This annual scholarship is not renewable.
Timothy and Nanbeth Nelson Memorial Scholarship Samuel Freeman, Ashlyn Meys
The family and friends of Tim and Nanbeth Nelson established this scholarship in memory of their parents. Being involved at SHS was something Tim and Nanbeth Nelson truly believed in. The criteria for this non-renewable scholarship includes a 3.0 or higher grade point average, must have lettered in at least 1 Varsity sport during their high school career, be involved within the community and the school. The award will go to one boy and one girl who meet the criteria. The recipient may attend either a 2 or 4 year college.
Nemadji Men’s Club Scholarship Michael Hinaus
This scholarship is offered by members of the Nemadji Men’s Club. This organization has established criteria according to the following priority: First priority will be given to the scholarship applicant who plans to enter the golf profession either in golf course management or as a professional golfer; Second priority will be given to the scholarship applicant who is an offspring of a Nemadji Men’s Club member. If no applicant applies meeting these two criteria, the Nemadji Men’s Club would like to see a hard working student, who may not be at the head of their class, be selected by the Scholarship Committee. The recipient must have a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) or above. Financial need will also be a consideration. The recipient may attend the post secondary school of his/her choice. This scholarship is non-renewable
John F. O’Hara Memorial Scholarships Madison Adolphson, Ashley Anderson, Andrew Anklam, Miranda Flynn, Alyssa Fredericks, Shannon Johnstad, Aaron Knickrehm, Noah Kruger, Rawia Maamoun, Bridget Manion, Dakota Nelson, Courtney Quam, Shayna Schafter, Emily Stack, Melissa Toland
The recipients of the John F. O’Hara Scholarship are selected on the basis of class rank, ACT composite score, leadership and involvement activities and a writing sample. The scholarship is intended to be used for expenses at any university or college in the United States and is awarded to the recipient for the first year of his/her college work only and cannot be renewed or continued.
Michael Pahlen Memorial Scholarship Nicole Hansen
This scholarship is given in memory of Michael “Coach” Pahlen, who was SHS physical education teacher and girls and boys swim coach for 32 years. This scholarship will be awarded, with first preference given, to a graduating male or female who has lettered at least 3 years in swimming and who has maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. If no applicants of the graduating class are swimmers, it will then be opened to any athlete who has lettered 3 years while maintaining the above stated GPA. The recipient must attend a four-year institution after graduation.
Pattison Park Lions Club Scholarship Eric Rasmussen, Michelle Tesarek
The Pattison Park Lions Club Scholarship, sponsored by current members of the club, is designed to help support the post-secondary educational goals of a graduating SHS student who resides in the surrounding Pattison Park area (including the townships of Parkland, Superior, Oakland and Summit.) The recipient of this scholarship must have attended Superior Schools for three or more years. This $500 scholarship award may be used for tuition and/or other educational expenses and will be awarded upon proof of enrollment at a post-secondary school.
Floyd E. Peters Sr. Memorial Scholarship Triston Stevens
This scholarship is being given in memory of Floyd E. Peters, Sr., who was a long time employee of the Superior School District until he retired as an engineer in 1988. Floyd loved children and respected the mission of the public school district’s staff to educate all children. One of his favorite comments was, “You can dig a ditch with an education, but you cannot teach school without one.” The recipient of this scholarship must attend an accredited vocational technical school, and preference will be given to a graduate who plans to study in the field of industrial arts. Preference will also be given to a graduate who has financial need to continue his/her education. The recipient must possess high personal moral standards and qualities, and have displayed an enthusiasm for life.
Reuben C. Peterson Scholarship Carter Anderson, Christopher Carey, Brittany Kucinski, Tina Lurndal, David Minor
The Reuben C. Peterson Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited technical college, community college, or four-year college or university. Selection will be based on academic record-class rank, difficulty of courses, and level of personal effort the student has put forth in completing high school. Student extra-curricular activities will be reviewed and considered but will not be a primary factor in the selection process.
Carletta Rhodes Art Scholarship Hailey Ross
The Carletta Rhodes Art Scholarship is offered in memory of a talented local artist. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to continue his/her art studies at the college of their choice. Selection will be based on academic achievement (“B” average or above). The selection will be made by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee.
Hugh Robertson Scholarship Shannon Johnstad
This scholarship is given to a SHS graduate who plans to attend UW-Superior who has maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The superior High School Scholarship committee shall select the recipient, taking into account the candidate’s character and community service as well as academic performance. The scholarship is not renewable.
Rotary Club Scholarship Eric Rasmussen
Given by the Rotary Club of Superior, this scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior to use at the post-secondary school of his/her choice. The recipient will be selected by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee based on candidate criteria designed and approved by that committee.
Betty Runquist Memorial Scholarship Tatianna Barton-Dickson
The Betty Runquist Memorial Scholarship is offered by Dave Runquist in memory of his mother, a former Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 member. the recipient of this scholarship must have a parent or grandparent that has served in the military and must plan to attend UWS or WITC. This scholarship may be used for tuition and/or other educational expenses. Proof of enrollment must be presented before disbursement of check.
Serenity Spa And Salon Scholarship Samantha Chiles
The Serenity Spa and Salon in Superior is sponsoring a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior who is planning to attend WITC- Superior in the fall after graduation. the applicant must be entering the Barber/Cosmetology program. The recipient must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better. The selection will be made by the SHS scholarship committee based on the established criteria.
Superior Federation of Teachers (S.F.T.) Scholarship Taavi Mattson
The Superior Federation of Teachers is intended to be given to the son or daughter of any present or deceased S.F.T. member. The recipient must have a strong academic record, a record of good citizenship and must have participated widely in school activities. Payment for this scholarship is made to the recipient by the Superior Federation of Teachers.
David Smith Scholarship Seth Felton - Taylor Phillips
Two scholarships are being offered in memory of David Smith. David graduated from Superior High School in 2007 and went on to receive his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. these scholarships will be awarded to one graduating senior who is a member of the track team and to one who is a member of the cross country team. The recipients may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice.
Skip And Buck Smith Memorial Scholarship Hailey Kontny, Will Stream
This scholarship is being offered by family and friends in memory of Skip and Buck Smith. Buck Smith graduated of SHS in 2002 and went on to receive a degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He was a standout basket ball player at both Schools. Skip Smith was ardent SHS sports fan and major sponsor of the SHS athletic and academic programs, especially basketball and softball. Skip always found the positive in every student-athlete. The recipients selected will be 1 boy and 1 girl who have played SHS basketball, who have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and who plan to attend a four-year college. Financial need will also be considered.
These scholarships, offered in memory of Aleda Steffens, will be awarded to several graduating seniors who will attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior in the fall of the year of his/her graduation from high school. Recipient selections for these awards will be made by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee.
Student Achievement Award Mariah Johnson
The scholarship is awarded by the School District of Superior Board of Education Committee that represents the employees of the school district. Sponsored by current and retired employees of the School District of Superior, this award is designed to help support the post-secondary educational goals of graduating Superior students. The criteria will include a grade point average of 2.5 to 3.499 and 20 or more volunteer hours in our community. Applications are available each spring in the SHS Guidance Office as a different form from the SHS general scholarships, with a separate deadline for the application to be turned in at the School District of Superior Administration Office, 3025 Tower Avenue, Superior, WI.
Student Council Scholarships Adam Amys, Deanna Johnson
The Student Council Award is given by the Student Council advisors to the senior member best demonstrating qualities of leadership, scholarship and citizenship through co-curricular activities and service to the school. Financial need of the recipient is sometimes considered but is not generally a controlling factor in the selection. An additional scholarship of the same amount is awarded to another senior – not necessarily on the Student Council. Both scholarships are non-renewable.
Superior Area Council PTA Beglinger Education Scholarship Jade Jensen
The Superior Area council PTA is offering a nonrenewable scholarship to a student graduating from Superior High School. The student must have maintained a grade point average of 2.0 or higher during his/her senior year. The student must be entering college majoring in an education-related field as a full-time student.
Superior Area Medical Emergency Fund-David Gidley Jessie Molitor
This scholarship is given in memory of David John Gidley, SHS Class of 1982. This scholarship will be awarded to a student involved in extra-curricular activities at SHS, with evidence of Superior community involvement and with a grade point average between 2.5 and 3.3. The student selected may not be a recipient of any other SHS administered scholarship. The SHS Scholarship Committee will make the final selection. Superior Area Medical Emergency Fund-Sarah Olson Kali Krivinchuk
This scholarship is given in memory of Sarah Olson. The scholarship will be awarded to a student planning to pursue his/her post-secondary education in the medical field. The student selected may not be a recipient of any other SHS administered scholarship. The SHS Scholarship Committee will make the final selection. Superior Jaycee’s Outstanding Young Adult Scholarship Christian Kroll
This scholarship, given by the Superior Jaycees, is non-renewable scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of the current graduating class who plans to attend a local college or technical school. The recipient is chosen based on his/her academic accomplishments, leadership and involvement in activities and community service. Financial need is not a factor. Recipient selection will be made by the Superior High School Scholarship committee.
Superior Evening Lions Club Stephen Hauser
The Lions wishes to give several scholarships to students with documented disabilities (such as vision, auditory, physical or cognitive challenges). Financial need will be a consideration.
Superior Water Light & Power Company Scholarships Adam Coleman, Lauren Cooper, Ben Olson, Rachel Taylor
The Superior Water Light & Power Company Scholarships shall be awarded to four graduating seniors (two female and two male) SHS. Any student, regardless of the number of years in attendance, shall be eligible for consideration if he/she meets the conditions set forth by SWL&P which are: 1) The student MUST be planning to attend either UW-Superior or WITC-Superior the FALL SEMESTER after graduating from high school. 2) The students shall rank in the upper quartile of their class and shall be judged on the following: character, citizenship, service to school, desire to attend college, and financial need. The recipients of the SWL&P scholarship are required to provide a graduation picture to be used for a newspaper article. Scholarship awards will not be processed until receipt of the graduation picture.
Jean A. Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Shania Buckanaga
This scholarship is given in memory of Jean Sweeney. Jean was a life-long resident of Superior. She graduated from Superior Central High School and the former Wisconsin State College (now known as UWS) with a major in Vocal music and minor in English. Jean began her teaching career in 1959 at Central High School in Superior. During her 37 year career she taught combinations of English, Creative Writing and vocal Music until her retirement in January 1996. The recipient of this scholarship should have taken classed in music, fine arts or drama and may go to any four year college or university of their choice.
Louis J. Thompson Scholarship Brooke Larsen
The Louis J. Thompson Memorial Scholarship will be offered to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in field of education. The recipient of this scholarship must have a 3.0 or better grade point average and plan to attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Financial need will not be a factor in the award of this scholarship.
Merrill E. and Maxine Thompson Memorial Scholarship Adam Rasmussen
This scholarship is given by family in memory of Merrill E. Thompson, a teacher and principal in the Superior School district. He was very involved in the Superior community and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. This scholarship was set up in his memory to be awarded to a graduating senior from SHS planning to attend a four-year college.
Glenn “Tony” Tinker Scholarship Erick Anderson
The Glenn “Tony” Tinker Scholarship will be granted to a deserving graduate who participated in baseball. Financial need will be a determining factor in the selection process and the recipient may attend the post-secondary school of his/her choice.
Bernie Tomzak Family Scholarship Rachal Fregin, Jonathan Lindberg
The Bernie Tomzak Family Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating seniors (one male and one female) with the following academic/athletic accomplishments necessary; earned letters in at least 2 varsity sports for two or more years, must rank in the upper 20% of the graduating class and must attend a four-year post-secondary school of his/her choice. This annual scholarship is not renewable and must be used beginning the fall semester following high school graduation.
Trane Stem Scholarship Noah Peterson
This scholarship was established by Trane Building Services and the Wisconsin Association of School Boards to support advancement of higher education opportunities for students pursuing STEM related careers. To be eligible for one of the Trane scholarships, a school district must show a commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Dolores Trepanier Memorial Scholarship Chelsea Foerst
Dolores Trepanier was a sixth grade school teacher at the former South Range School. Dolores passed away unexpectedly in 1976 at the age of 52. Her family sponsors this scholarship stating, “Dolores’s life was dedicated to teaching. She believed sixth grade was an important stepping stone as a child grew into adulthood. She viewed it as a transformation from childhood to teenager to adult and focused on setting up kids for success during the upcoming life changes they would experience.” The recipient of this scholarship must be planning to major in education and may attend the school of his/her choice.
Joyce A. Udeen Memorial Scholarship Jordan Anderson
The family and friends of Joyce A. Udeen established this scholarship. Joyce Udeen was a teacher in Superior who taught band in 6 different elementary schools for the Superior School District. She also played the organ and directed the choir at Bethel Lutheran Church for over 40 years. The recipient of this scholarship must be planning to attend UW-Superior and major in a music related field.
Timothy M. Wicklund Scholarship Cody Walter
The Timothy M. Wicklund Scholarship will be granted to a senior who has proven financial need, has demonstrated areas of academic or vocational strengths, and plans to attend UW-Superior or WITC-Superior.
Harold Witkin Family Scholarship Melissa Eastman
This scholarship is being offered for the first time the spring of 2010 by family and friends in memory of Harold Witkin. Harold grew up in Superior, attending the former Carpenter School and graduating from Superior Central High School in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. After the war, he graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in Journalism and a Doctorate of Law in 1952. Harold was a very distinguished lawyer in Superior from 1952 until his retirement in 1992. He was very active in his community. The recipient must attend UWS or WITC.
Tony Yaworski Scholarship Hailey Ross
This award is presented by the Tony Yaworski Scholarship Fund, Inc. in honor of Tony Yaworski, a former SHS Art Teacher. Given each year, the scholarship is intended for students who have excelled in advanced art classes at SHS and who plan to continue pursuing the development of their art talent at the postsecondary institution of his/her choice. Selection of candidates is made by the members of the SHS Art Department.
Victor & Mary Nelson Scholarship Ian Bass, Maxwell Dahl, Alex Dzikonski, Isaac Evavold, Paige Harker, Ashley Kittelson, Emily Lesage, Sara Mathias, Falyn McCotter, Daniel Mikel, Erica Mittlestadt,Taylor Nelson, Paxton Paine, Matthew Sanda, Addison Schwarz, Amy Wiitala
The Victor & Mary D. Nelson Scholarship Trust Fund was established in 1973 by Mary D. Nelson of Superior, Wisconsin. The purpose of the trust is to provide scholarship funds to graduates of SHS based upon character, leadership, scholarship, citizenship and need as determined by the Superior High School Scholarship Committee.
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