Bio: Badzinski, Michelle M. – Laird Scholarship (1974)


Surnames: Badzinski, Parks

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06 Jun 1974

Michelle M. Badzinski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Badzinski, Marshfield, is the recipient of a Melvin Laird Youth Leadership Scholarship.

Michelle attended Columbus High School, Marshfield, where she exhibited an outstanding caliber of service and dedication. As a sophomore she was received into the National Honor Society; an honor ordinarily reserved for juniors. As a junior she was a National Science Foundation awardee and studied chemistry at Rider College, Trenton, N.J. Her dossier was presented to and accepted by both the Society of Outstanding American High School Students and “Who’s Who in Secondary School: for two years running.

Graduating as salutatorian of her class, as well as receiving an honorary scholarship in science from St. Mary College, she qualified to be named designate for the Wisconsin State Honor Scholarship.

Michelle’s grandparents are Mrs. Cecelia Parks, Mr. Louis Badzinski Sr. and great-grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Badzinski.



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