2020 Scholarship Awards

In the 2020 scholarship season, the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation awarded 114 scholarships to 85 local students. Of those students, 53 were high school seniors, 15 were undergraduates, 15 were graduate students, and 2 were returning voc tech students. The total amount awarded was $382,100.

The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors would like to express their enormous gratitude to all the thoughtful and generous people who have created, or donated to, our scholarship funds. These investments in our citizens, made one person at a time, open up wonderful educational opportunities for our residents and lift our entire community. We love where we live.

Below are just some of the 2020 recipients. Click here for a complete list of the 2020 recipients.


$2,500 Wiederhoeft Legacy
$2,000 James and Frances Luther
$1,000 Rose Inspire-a-Dream

Fort High Graduating Senior

 


$3,000 Dr. Weidemann Memorial

Fort High Graduating Senior


$5,000 Buell Graduate

2013 Fort grad pursuing Doctor of Dentistry degree at University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine


$6,600 Richard Noel Bingham
$6,000 Jerome Hake Engineering

Fort High Graduating Senior

 


$5,000 Jerome Hake Engineering

2019 Fort grad pursuing a degree in physics at Saint Norbert College with intent to earn a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at UW Madison.


$2,400 Kathleen Thorndike
$2,000 Isabelle Mathews Memorial

Fort High Graduating Senior


$1,200 V.C. and Blanche Martin 

2017 Fort grad pursuing a bachelor’s degree in graphic communication and  theater arts at Carroll University


$2,000 Thrift Shop/Reich Memorial

Fort High Graduating Senior


$3,000 Buell Graduate
$2,000 AAUW Knox Graduate

2007 Fort grad pursuing a Doctor of Public Health degree at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


$4,000 Rutledge Memorial

2014 Fort grad pursuing a Masters in Biological Sciences – Behavioral and Molecular Ecology degree at UW-Milwaukee


$22,000 Buell Merit

Fort High Graduating Senior


$5,000 Jerome Hake Engineering
$3,500 Jason Dahnert Memorial

2018 Fort grad pursuing a degree in civil engineering at UW-Madison


$1,300 Medical Careers

2017 Fort grad pursuing a doctor of pharmacy degree and a pharmaceutical sciences bachelor’s degree concurrently at UW-Madison


$1,600 Pay It Forward

2018 Fort grad pursuing a bachelors degree in elementary education at Carroll University


$22,000 Buell Merit

Fort High Graduating Senior


$4,000 Jim and Lee Vance
$1,250 AAUW Adopt-a-Student

2018 Fort grad pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science at UW-Stout


$2,250 Phyllis Zeimen Family

2019 Fort grad pursuing a bachelor’s degree in animal  science at UW-Madison


$6,600 Richard Noel Bingham

Fort High Graduating Senior


$1,000 Buell Graduate

2014 Fort grad pursuing a Master of Health Services Administration and a Master of Business Administration at Xavier University


$5,000 Staller Memorial
$3,000 Dr. Wiedemann Memorial

Fort High Graduating Senior


$12,000 Batterman Family 

Fort High Graduating Senior


$6,000 AUW Second Chance 

2018 Fort grad pursuing a veterinary technician an associate’s degree at Madison College


$6,000 Ben & Ada Hake Ag.

2019 Fort grad pursuing a bachelors degree in agriculture education at UW-Platteville


$6,000 Ben & Ada Hake Ag.

Fort High Graduating Senior


$4,245 Schreiner Memorial

2019 Fort grad pursuing a degree in nursing at Edgewood College


$3,000 Rutledge Memorial

2010 Fort grad pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University


$6,600 Richard Noel Bingham

Fort High Graduating Senior


$4,000 Jim and Lee Vance
$2,000 AAUW Knox Graduate

2000 Fort grad pursuing a master’s degree in counseling at UW-Whitewater


$5,000 Buell Graduate
$2,000 Phyllis Zeimen Family

2016 Fort grad pursuing a Masters degree in Professional Counseling at Mount Mary University


$2,000 Lloyd Hake Voc Tech

Fort High Graduating Senior


$1,000 Fireside Theatre

2017 Fort grad pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree in Theater, with an emphasis on Stage Management, at Viterbo University


$750 Victor & Ruth Johnson

Fort High Graduating Senior


$3,000 AAUW Second Chance Scholarship

Fort HealthCare employee pursuing an associate's degree in nursing at Madison College


$2,000 AAUW Knox Graduate

2016 Fort grad pursuing a law degree at Marquette University


$1,000 Medical Careers

Fort High Graduating Senior


$5,000 Make A Difference

Fort High Graduating Senior