UW-Richland transferring students awarded scholarships

By UW-Richland

Sixteen UW-Richland students who are completing their studies at the Richland Center UW campus were awarded scholarships at Graduation and Awards Night on May 9. These awards made through the UW-Richland Scholarship program totaling over $17,000 are designated for students transferring, going on to complete their bachelor degrees.

Awarded transfer scholarships were:

Khalid Abdl-Haleem, Muscoda, a total of $2000
Garrison Lincoln Memorial Trust Scholarship $250
UW-Richland/UW-Madison Progressive Legacy $750
Jean & Bill Birkett Scholarship $1,000

Amanda Baker, Gays Mills
Joe & Mae Smart Scholarship $800

Felicia Billings, Richland Center
UW-Richland/UW-Platteville Jerry & Fran Cooper Endowed Scholarship $200

Stephanie Cooper, Richland Center
UW-Richland/UW-Platteville Jerry & Fran Cooper Endowed Scholarship $2,000

Kelsey Deets, Richland Center
Coach Warren Wallace $250Tyler Ewing, Muscoda, a total of $2000

Opportunity Scholarship $500
Margaret F. Barnes Memorial Scholarship $1,500

Tim Fortun, Viola
Garrison Lincoln Memorial Trust Scholarship $200

Seth Manke, Cashton
Dr. L M Pippin Memorial Scholarship $600

Eric Mindham, Boscobel
Opportunity Scholarship $200

Bridget Ravis, Richland Center
Garrison Lincoln Memorial Scholarship $200

Emily Rebhan, Cazenovia, a total of $3500
Richland County Farm Progress Scholarship $1,000
Leslie K. Meadows Scholarship $2,500

Andrea Sanger, Lancaster
Opportunity Scholarship $200

Anna Shellhorn, Gays Mills, a total of $2000
Clara Westerdahl Scholarship $1,800
Helen A. Toms Memorial Scholarship $200

Jenna Storms, Richland Center
Richland County Bank Scholarship $500

Erin Tulpa, Oak Creek
Opportunity Scholarship $200

Yang Yang, China
Helen A. Toms Memorial Scholarship $2,000

The Senator Dale Schultz Graduation Speaker’s Award was also presented during the ceremony. This $500 award, recognizing her election as president of the UW-Richland Student Senate for 2014-2015, went to continuing UW-Richland student Madison Vende Hey, Boscobel.

In addition to these scholarships, scholarships are awarded to continuing UW-Richland students and to students who will be new freshmen in the fall. Continuing student scholarship recipients will be recognized during Convocation ceremonies next fall. New freshmen awards are being presented at high school awards ceremonies being held this spring. In total, the UW-Richland Scholarship Program typically awards about $100,000 annually. The UW-Richland Scholarship Program is administered by the Richland County Campus Foundation. For more information on the UW-Richland Scholarship Program, call the campus at (608) 647-6186.



Dorothy Thompson
608.647.6186, ext. 231