Bio: Alsterberg, Karen R. (Scholarship - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Alsterberg, Marek

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/10/1976

Alsterberg, Karen R. (Scholarship - 1976)

Karen R. Alsterberg, of Neillsville has been awarded a yearly renewable $600 scholarship by Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance society with home offices in Rock Island, Il.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Alsterberg, Neillsville and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marek of Granton.

Karen earned her scholarship in open competition with other high school seniors in one of six geographic areas of approximately equal Modern Woodmen Junior membership.

College aptitude of the applicants was judged by a panel of eminent educators. Evaluation criteria included scores of college aptitude tests, scholastic records, and leadership and character traits.

Miss Alsterberg plans to major in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

She was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society at Neillsville High School; was editor of the school’s 1976 yearbook; participated in student government and entered school art shows; and was class salutatorian.



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