Courtney Nikolay

Courtney Nikolay

$1,000 Buell Graduate

Nikolay, a 2003 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2008 and then went on to study, work and volunteer all over the world. After receiving a master’s degree in education from Oregon State University in 2012, she took a position at Marquette University as the assistant director in their service learning program. Now she plans to pursue a master’s degree in nonprofit and leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.