The following Brainerd High School seniors were awarded scholarships Monday during an award program sponsored by the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation. During the program, the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation awarded $26,950 in scholarships; community scholarships totaled $199,418; military awards of $1,525,704 for a total of an estimated $1.8 million.
Following are the scholarship winners:
A $500 Ruth Padgett Memorial scholarship went to Ruomei Wu; $1,000 Clifford and Gwendolyn Greenwaldt scholarship, Amanda LaMere; $250 Don Adamson Memorial scholarship, Rachael Howard; $250 Arlo Renschler scholarship, Matthew Erickson; $300 Jan Koski scholarship, Angela Sweet; $250 Leonard Ole Howard scholarship, Jennifer Hudson; $250 Duane Doucette Memorial scholarship, Christopher Sausen; $250 Tony Bruno Sabino scholarship, Christopher Sausen; $1,000 Clem and Vi Koering Memorial scholarship, Miranda Martin.
$250 Clayton Haglin scholarship, Stephenie Hesse; $250 Maynard Ketterling scholarship, Bruce London; $400 Jon Jelacic scholarship, Reggie Turner; $250 Class of 1945 and 46 scholarship, Zachary Hewitt; $1,000 Mac Carkhuff Athletic scholarship, Samuel Lastovich; $500 Baxter Lions Club scholarships went to Alexie Larson, Grace Larson, Jackie Thurlow and Randi Georges; $350 Derrick Hanson scholarship, Jeff Fiebelkorn; a $750 Deerwood Bank 2-year scholarships went to Blaine Bubalo and Krista Bjork.
$500 Reese/Webb Memorial scholarship, Siri Smith; $1,500 Stewart C. Mills scholarship, Jeff Fiebelkorn; $250 Gene Bierhaus Athletic scholarship, Megan Holmes; $250 Bunny Humphrey Memorial scholarship, Sydney Zoller; $300 Bob and LaVonne Danzl scholarship, Caleb Buttenhoff; $250 Don Johnson Memorial scholarship, Greta Gilbertson; $1,000 Erika’s Kids scholarship, Marlee Landsburg; $250 John Mehaffey Communications scholarship, Emilee Struss.
$250 William Dammann Athletic scholarship, Staci Gunnarson; $250 Class of 1954 scholarship, Samantha Holmes; $300 Kuhn/ Krueger Memorial scholarship, David Adamson; $500 Crow Crow Wing Power $500 scholarships went to Brianna Olson, Cami Andersen, Cam Swanson, John Wells and Katy Etterman; $250 Harvey Shew Memorial scholarship, Samantha Ramey; $700 C. Elmer and Lillian Anderson scholarship, Samuel Lastovich; $250 Daniel and William Wheeler scholarship, Carlie Sweet; $400 Jim Wallace Memorial scholarship, Zachary Meyer.
$300 Mark Embretson Memorial scholarship, Reggie Turner; $250 Matthew Gaffney Memorial scholarship, Andrew Johnson; $1,000 Brandon Dahl scholarship, Kyle Aspholm; $500 Chef’s Association scholarship, Steven Coffman; $300 scholarships went to Ashley Tibbetts and Zach Brown; $250 Everett Nelson Music scholarship, Kenzey Ostrowski; $400 Roy and Mildred Sargent Family scholarships went to Katelyn Supinski and Lexie Rardin; $2,000 Anderson Brothers Construction scholarship, Tyler Matich; $1,000 Brainerd Basketball Association scholarships went to Emily Branum and Patrick Skogen; $200 Dan Fleischacker Award scholarships went to Jessen Franzen, Mack Glasby, Matthew Solid and Tyler Kohlmeier.
$20,000 Alworth Memorial Fund scholarships went to Allison Mueller, Courtney Tusler, Grace Larson, Kush Patel, Rebecca Yeh and Tara Saley; $1,000 Mid Minnesota Builders Association scholarships went to Cole Jensen and Jamie Whitehead; $300 VFW Voice of Democracy scholarship, Allison Mueller; $1,000 National FFA/Ford Truck scholarship, Stephanie Hesse; $500 Unity Bank scholarship, Elizabeth Burnard; $500 Merrifield Marathons scholarships went to Ginny Avenson and Matthew Solid; $350 American Legion Auxiliary Music Scholarships went to Bradyn Watson and Kenzey Ostrowski.
$500 Jackie L. Saddler Memorial scholarship, Sarah Mozey; $2,000 Bernick Family Scholarship, Evan Werthman; $79,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Aviation Administration scholarship, Jared Brown, $79,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Aviation/mechanics scholarship, Kevin Lechner; $79,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Aviation/Electronic scholarship, Taylor Thiery; $79,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Hospital Corp. scholarships went to Anthony Roehl and Stephanie Larson; $79,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Master at Arms scholarship, Cody Matthis; $91,512 U.S. Navy Post 911 Bill/Nuclear Engineering scholarship, Jasmine Johnson.
$500 Tyler Senn Memorial scholarship, Evan Werthman; $500 CTC scholarship, Jamie Whitehead; $250 Manney Anderson Memorial Scholarship went to Ciara Pritschet and Stephanie Northway; $500 MMFCU NHS scholarship, went to Allison Mueller and Ashley Davis; $97,512 in U.S. Army Post 9-11 Scholarships went to Chase Nash, Dillon Houde, Jesse Mead, Luke Stone, Ron Wilkins, Ryan Salfer, Travin Simmonds, Keith Haymaker and Wolfgang Mills; U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Cert went to Rebecca Yeh and Michael Smith; $300 American Legion Al Broman Scholarship, Jaclynn Hallgren; $300 American Legion Frank Vadnais scholarship, Zachary Hewitt; $300 American Legion Scholastic Achievement, Sarah Mozey.
American Legion Citizenship Award Certificate, Alec Haug; $1,000 Baxter Snowmobile Club scholarships went to Clayton Lenk and Kevin Koopman; $300 Florence Rebekah Lodge scholarship, Amanda Panzer; $400 Brainerd Lakes Sunrise Rotary scholarships went to Grace Bymark, Jordynn Beckman, KatieBeth Strand and Randi Georges; $100 Brainerd Lakes Sunrise Rotary 4 Way scholarship, Jillian Anderson; $1,000 Brainerd Noon Rotary 4 Way Test, Aaron Niklaus; $750 Brainerd Noon Rotary STRIVE scholarship, Brittney Stansbury; $1,500 Brainerd Noon Rotary STRIVE scholarship, Cassie Peters; $750 Brainerd Noon Rotary STRIVE scholarship, Kayla Voss; $600 Brainerd Masonic Lodge, Cassandra McMillion;
$500 Brainerd Eagles scholarships went to Amanda LeMere, Ashley Davis, Elizabeth Burnard, Ginny Avenson, Jaclyn Hallgren and Jordynn Beckman; $500 JCI Senate Foundation scholarship, Alexie Larson; $200 St. Christopher’s Catholic Church scholarships went to Hollie Garry, Jamie Whitehead, Mindy Jacobson and Randi Georges; $79,512 US Air Force scholarship, Levi Brandt-Lesh; U.S. Air Force Outstanding Math Award Certificate, Courtney Tusler; $500 U.S. Air Force Outstanding Science Award Certificate, Christopher Sausen; $500 St. Joseph’s Auxiliary scholarship, Rachel Pagarigan; $500 Brainerd Noon Sertoma scholarships went to Asha Roberts, Cami Andersen, Grace Larson and Megan Holmes;
$300 Crow Wing/Aitkin County Bar Association scholarships went to Benjamin Hermerding, Casey Lindberg and Jillian Anderson; U.S. Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award Certificate, Ruomei Wu; U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award Certificate, Bradyn Watson; U.S. Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Certificate, Jack Luke; $100 Senior Class scholarships went to Rachael Howard, Olivia Elsenpeter, Jordynn Beckman, Katy Etterman, Staci Gunnarson, Marlee Landsburg, Ashley Tibbetts and Greta Gilbertson; $1,000 Alpha Order of the Eastern Star scholarship, Randi Georges; $500 Jacob Pfingsten Memorial Scholarship, Evan Werthman; $500 Cub Food Brainerd scholarship, Tyler Gapinski; $500 Cub Foods Baxter, Leah Allen; $8,000 Wausau Paper Scholarship, Kalee Gunderjohn; $700 MN -Dakotas Kiwanis Educational Foundation, KatieBeth Strand; Nisswa Lions Club, $1,000, Allison Mueller; Nisswa Lions Club, $1,000, Katy Etterman.
$1,000 Nisswa Lions Club scholarships went to Rebecca Yeh, Zachary Meyer, Jacob Reichenbach and Randi Georges; $1,000 Pelican Lakes Conservation Club scholarships went to Alexie Larson, Allison Mueller and Jenna Ruzich; $200 Whittier PTO scholarships went to Benjamin Hermerding, Ciara Pritschet and Krista Bjork; $400 Brainerd Sunrise Sertoma Liftathon scholarships went to Nate Parsons and Samuel Lastovich; $400 Brainerd Sunrise Sertoma Liftathon At Large scholarship, Jennifer Freiday; $500 Stephen Nunnick Sertoma scholarships went to Bruce London and Nate Gervenak.
$1,500 Nisswa Women’s Club scholarships went to Allison Mueller, Jillian Anderson, Kush Patel and Zachary Meyer; $1,000 Garrison Dollars for Scholars scholarships went to Brandi Guse, Elizabeth Ebinger and Rachel Lindholm; $250 Garfield PTO scholarships went to Grace Larson and Jordynn Beckman; $1,000 Ascensus Core Values scholarship, Marlee Landsburg; $350 Lincoln Legacy scholarship, Nadia Loving; $300 Tony Jelacie Memorial scholarship, Josh Archibald; $500 Brainerd Sports Boosters scholarships went to Jacob Reichenbach and Jennifer Smolke; $194 Brainerd Sports Boosters Dan Duda scholarship, Jalynn Lamb; $174 Brainerd Sports Boosters Loren Thompson scholarship, Charles Kassulker; $200 Student Council scholarship, Luke Surma; $100 Student Council scholarships went to Katy Etterman, Olivia Elsenpeter, Andrew Whiteman and Mason Fussy.
$300 Nisswa Tax Service scholarship, Shalene Cole; $200 Celebrating Dreams scholarship, Mindy Jacobson; $2,000 Lowell D. Lynch Scholarship Teamsters Union Local 320 scholarship, Andrew Whiteman; $250 Heather Habeck Memorial scholarship, Lilly Anderson; $250 St. Andrews CCW scholarships went to Ciara Pritschet and John Wells; $750 Education MN scholarships went to Greta Gilbertson, Siri Smith, Nate Parsons and Aaron Niklaus; $250 Baxter School scholarships went to Alexie Larson, Elizabeth Burnard and John Wells; $3,000 Sam Walton Community scholarship, Alexie Larson.
$300 Harrison PTO scholarship, KatieBeth Strand; $200 Riverside PTO scholarships went to Mitch Bzdok, Anna Gessell and Toni Terwilliger; $500 Bremer Bank scholarship, Christopher Sausen; $300 Lowell School Alumni scholarships went to Allison Mueller, Brianna Olson and Mariah Moen; $500 People’s National Bank scholarship, Cody Platta; $500 Brainerd Lakes Area Lions scholarships, Brooklyn Motschenbacher; $250 Lykin Triple “A” Female scholarship, Rebecca Yeh; Lykin Triple “A” Male scholarship, Logan Rudstrom; National Merit Commended Certificate, Evan Werthman, Christopher Sausen, Alexander Ryan and Katrina Paschelke; National Merit Certificate, Jillian Anderson and Stephanie Northway.