Bio: Behrens, Judith (Scholarship - 1953)


Surnames: Behrens

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 04 Jun 1953

Behrens, Judith (Scholarship - MAY 1953)

The University of Wis. Committee on Loans and Undergraduate Scholarships has notified Judith Behrens, who graduated from Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) High School last week, that she has been selected to receive a Kris..? Scholarship. The amount of this scholarship is $400 per year and payments are made to the recipients each year throughout the undergraduate career, providing that a satisfactory record is maintained.

Judith is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Behrens, Route 1, Owen, graduated from Greenwood High School May 20 with honors. She also received the D.A.R. Good Citizenship Award as an outstanding school citizen. Judith not only did outstanding work in her classes, but was one of the most active girls in high school, doing excellent work in a variety of school activities.

She was active in band, chorus and glee club throughout her high school career, and did much instrumental, vocal and piano solo work. As a senior she edited the school paper and served on the paper staff for three years. She also participated in forensics and one-act play productions, where she received several special honors. Judith was also a member of the F.H.A. throughout her high school years.

The Kemper K. Knapp Scholarships have been made possible to graduates of Wisconsin and Ilinois high school who enroll at the University of Wisconsin by Mr. Kemper K. Knapp of the class of 1879 of the Law School of the University of Wisconsin, who was a distinguished lawyer in the city of Chicago. In the final disposition of his estate by his last Will gave a large sum of money to the Regents of the University of Wisconsin with the expressed desire that there be provided out of the income from it, scholarships for high school graduates. A total of forty-eight scholarships are awarded each year to Wisconsin and Illinois high school graduates who enter the University.



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