Editor’s note: If you received an award, live in Janesville but attended Milton High School, contact us at couriernews@hngnews.com to have your information added.

The following local students are among the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship recipients receiving financial awards for the 2019-20 academic year.

  • Letitia Bliss, studying accounting: Accounting; Chancellor Scholars; College of Business and Economics — Sentry Insurance Leadership Scholarship
  • Chloe Buescher, studying elementary education: College of Letters and Sciences Power Endowed; General Merit
  • Kaitlyn Darr, studying general management: Warhawk Exceptional Academics; Chancellor Scholars
  • Rebecca Fish, studying communication: Communication Department Ambassador
  • Nicole Foster, studying biology: Janesville Promise Fund
  • Kory Friend, studying theatre: C/J Bodensteiner; Promise Endowment — Arts and Communication; Wynett Barnett Scholarship; Raymond E. and Zenobia R. Light Memorial; Schuh Scholarship
  • Zachary Hallett, studying general business: Donald and Rose Petersen Scholarship
  • Lauren Hanus, studying elementary education): Dr. Ernella Hunziker
  • Holly Holmberg, studying music: Jo Ann Hobbs Music Scholarship
  • Jonathon Jennings, studying political science: John C. Oh Political Science Scholarship
  • Molly Kachel, studying biology: General Merit
  • Nicholas Kwarciany, studying finance: Transfer Excellence Scholarship
  • Remington Marshall, studying English: General Merit
  • Cora Persons, studying elementary education: Promise Endowment — College of Education and Professional Studies
  • Garrett Pratesi, studying finance: Chancellor Scholars
  • Brooklyn Reif, studying criminology: Chancellor Scholars; Janesville Promise Fund
  • Nathanael Rolsma, studying marketing: Chancellor Scholars
  • Dalton Soergel: College of Letters and Sciences Power Endowed; UW-Whitewater Foundation Freshman Academic Scholarship
  • Kyrie Staab, studying early childhood education: Walworth County Area Retired Educators Association
  • Cade Stowe, studying music: Theatre Alumni Award; Spirit of Whitewater Energy Awards
  • Lindsey Vegter, studying finance: Michael D. O‘Halleran Scholarship; Prater Family Scholarship; Chancellor Scholars; Daniele D. DiPiazza Political Science Scholarship

winners represent the very best in academic, co-curricular and service excellence across all of our colleges and departments,” said Greg Rutzen, interim president of the UW-Whitewater Foundation. “We’re grateful to the many people and organizations — past and present — who have generously donated funds to make these awards a reality. Some of these scholarships were endowed more than 80 years ago, leaving a lasting legacy that has contributed to the success of generations of Warhawks.”

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