School: Neillsville HS Seniors Earn $160K + In Scholarships (2022)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Anderson, Ruskin, Backaus, Vance, Boyer, Byrne, Canfield, Chapin, Courtney, Craig, Fausett, Gurney, Hart, Hoeser, John, Keller, Klein, Kreitlow, Loberg, Mayer, Mortenson, Moseley, Oldham, Rakovec, Reinhardt, Roidt, Schneider, Schoen, Subke, Swita, Zoschke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/25/2022

Neillsville HS Seniors Earn $160K + In Scholarships (2022)

Neillsville High School seniors gathered in the high school auditorium May 18 to receive scholarships from generous individuals and organizations with in the community. A total of $161,700 in scholarships was dispersed. High school principal Craig Anderson Ruskin extended his appreciation to all of the donors and to school counselor Julia Backaus and high school secretary Kerry Vance for all of their hard work in organizing the event. Shown above (front, l-r) are Rylee Courtney, Skyler Hart, Margaret Hoeser, Kattie Roidt, Kyra Rakovec, MacKenzie Keller, Ava Mortenson, Kati Mayer, Caitlin Chapin, (2nd row) Dayne Loberg, Morgan Gurney, Bridget Canfield, Kylie Boyer, Malana Gurney, Amanda Schneider, Emma Moseley, Courtney Oldham, Luke Reinhardt, (back) Mason Klein, Nolan John, Charlie Schoen, Santana Subke, Eastan Swita, Michael Byrne, Quentin Fausett, Paul Craig, Mason Kreitlow and Ian Zoschke. Scholarships received are listed below. Valorie Brecht/Clark County Press


Kylie Boyer – American Legion - technical college, Doug Barth Memorial, Smiling for Samuel, Whitaker Struensee Memorial

Michael Byrne – Technical Excellence Award

Bridget Canfield – FFA Alumni, Medical Associates of Neillsville (Sheik), St. Mary’s Parish Council of Catholic Women, the Melvin and Ina Mae Dux Fund of Thrivent Charitable Impact and Investing

Caitlin Chapin – American Legion Ladies Auxiliary-university, Clark County Community Foundation (CCCF), Clark Electric Cooperative, Kourtland House (through CCCF), Sjolin Family

Rylee Courtney – Neillsville Area Players, Unity Bank

Paul Craig – Jim Hahn Memorial

Quentin Fausett – Jim Mankowski Law Enforcement

Malana Gurney – Harlan Sunsdahl Memorial, Neillsville Men’s Club, Sjolin Family

Morgan Gurney – Citizens State Bank, David and Jean Krutsch, Gordon and Faith Vine, Seelow Memorial, Sjolin Family, Academic Excellence Award

Skyler Hart – Francis & Ruth Melvin Memorial, Jim Hahn Memorial, Rooster Bar Frank (Ed) and Rita Donahue Memorial

Margaret Hoeser – Citizens State Bank

Nolan John – Kiwanis Bruce Beilfuss, Sjolin Family

Mackenzie Keller – American Legion-university, Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholarship-Lorraine Shaw Memorial, Sjolin Family, Unity Bank

Mason Klein – David and Jean Krutsch, Lions Club-technical college

Mason Kreitlow – Neillsville Education Association (NEA), Neillsville Men’s Club, Seelow Memorial

Dayne Loberg – FFA Alumni, Lamar Schmitz “Schmitty” Memorial, Marshfield Elks Most Valuable Student, Neillsville Youth baseball Association, Speich

Kati Mayer – American Legion-university, Clark County Community Foundation, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Marshfield Medical Center, Neillsville Partners, Neillsville Men’s Club, Neillsville-Granton Youth Football, Speich, Teresa Johnson Memorial (through CCVF)

Ava Mortenson – Ben Armitage Memorial, Citizens State Bank, Neillsville Men’s Club, Seelow Memorial

Emma Moseley – N Club

Courtney Oldham – Citizens State Bank, D. Dale and Mary Jane Seif, Everett and Angeline Dux (through CCCF), FFA Alumni, Harry and Esther King Memorial (through CCCF), Russell Opelt Memorial-two-year college recipient, The Melvin and Ina Mae Dux Fund of Thrivent Charitable Impact and Investing

Kyra Rakovec – FFA Alumni, Neillsville Area Wrestling, Neillsville Education Association (NEA), Russell Opelt Memorial-four-year college recipient, Seelow Memorial, Sjolin Family

Luke Reinhardt – Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville Partners

Kattie Roidt – American Legion Ladies Auxiliary-university, Christine Sheikh Memorial, Philanthropic Educational Organization Scholarship-Faith Vine Memorial

Amanda Schneider – American legion-technical college, Ben Armitage Memorial, Henry and Charlotte Lukes, Kiwanis-technical college, Philanthropic Educational Organization Scholarship-in-honor of Chapter DJ members who have entered into chapter eternal

Charlie Schoen – American Legion-university, Gary L. Mills Memorial, Lions Club-university, Seelow Memorial, Speich

Santana Subke – Neillsville Men’s Club

Eastan Swita – Dr. John Scaletta, Kiwanis-university, N Club, Sjolin Family

Ian Zoschke – David and Jean Krutsch, FFA Alumni



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