From left to right: Top Row: Karly Lent, Brandon Cooley, Elizabeth Saathoff, Grant Nickels, Charlotte Koberg, Nathan Spencer, Madeline Schmidt, Katherine Braught, Sarah Lammers, Bottom Row: Nathan Walczek, Aaron Silva, Scott Summers, Lindsey Sheldon, Sarah Rasing, Anthony Pozzi, Lauren Ross, Karlee Scheib. Not pictured: Anna Baker, Adam Wellman, Bridget Gutierrez
The Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation (BCSF) is pleased to announce the recipients of twenty-three scholarships administered by BCSF to benefit BHS graduating students who will continue their education at either a two-year or four-year college. The total value of awards for the Class of 2016 amounts to $22,700. The scholarship and departmental awards all derive from donations made to the Foundation, either from specific family members or the community at large.
Award winners for the Class of 2016 are:
Karly Lent and Brandon Cooley ($500 each) - Barbara J. Brown Golden Bulldog Awards - to the male and female seniors who best exemplifies excellence in athleticism, good sportsmanship, and support of BHS athletics. These awards are sponsored in part by the Bettendorf Athletic Booster Club.
Elizabeth Saathoff ($900) - Dr. Raymond W. Oles Math and Computer Sciences Scholarship - to the senior who best demonstrates a love of mathematics and has excelled at other BHS activities such as music, arts, student government and sports.
Grant Nickles ($900) - Janice Lawson Eternal Spirit Award - to the senior who best displays integrity and high moral character, personal accountability, superior sportsmanship, and community service.
Charlotte Koberg ($900) - Rich and Dee James Bettendorf High School Senior Scholarship - to a senior who demonstrates commitment and involvement in high school and community activities beyond the classroom.
Elizabeth Saathoff and Nathan Spencer ($1,200 each) - Stewart N. Lounsberry Scholarships - to the most valuable male and most valuable female members of the BHS Swim teams as selected by the members of those teams.
Anna Baker and Karly Lent ($1,000 each) - Chuck Mooney/ William Stradt/ Rich & Dee James Bettendorf Rotary Scholarships – to two students who demonstrate the values of a Rotarian through community involvement.
Madeline Schmidt ($1,000) - Barbara H. Rich Scholarship - to a senior who intends to pursue a nursing program at a two-or-four year college or university.
Adam Wellman ($500) - Darlene Stansberry Sportsmanship Award - to a senior who participated in BHS sports activity while maintaining academic achievements of 3.0 G.P.A or higher, and has demonstrate exemplary sportsmanship and responsible behavior in everyday life.
Katherine Braught ($4,000) – JoAnn Stuhr Mathematics Scholarship – to a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a career in Mathematics
Sarah Lammers ($500) – BEA Scholarship – to a graduating senior who is planning a career in the field of education
Nathan Walczyk ($500) –Friends of BHS Theatre Scholarship – to a graduating senior who plans on pursuing a career in theatre arts
Departmental Scholarships and Awards
Aaron Silva ($2,000) – Science Department: Don & Mary Schaefer Outstanding Science Scholarship
Scott Summers ($500) - Math Department: Verla Funk Mathematics Scholarship
Charlotte Koberg ($500) - Business Department: Joseph D. Hayes Scholarship
Owen Weber ($500) - Social Studies Department: Patrick A. Burr Social Studies Scholarship
Aimee Bradury Johnson ($500) - Michael J. Green Outstanding Instrumental Music Scholarship
Lindsey Sheldon ($500) - Vocal Music Outstanding Student Award
Amanda Matthews ($500) - Art Department Outstanding Student
Sarah Rasing ($500) - Family & Consumer Science Outstanding Student
Anthony Pozzi ($500) - Industrial Technology Department Outstanding Student
Katherine Braught ($500) - Language Arts Department Outstanding Student
Lauren Ross ($500) - World Language Department Outstanding Student
Bridget Gutierrez ($500) - Life Skills (Work Experience) Outstanding Student
Karlee Schieb ($500) – Physical Education Department Outstanding Student