Recent Scholarship Recipients

In 2018, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation awarded over $80,000 in scholarships to students in recognition of their achievements, unique needs and special talents so they can pursue a higher education.

Congratulations to the following students for scholarships awarded in 2018:

All-McKinley Alumni Association Scholarship
Jose Juarez, McKinley Middle School
Aly Dye, McKinley Middle School
Jessica Lam, McKinley Middle School
Nile Petersen, Jr., McKinley Middle School
Weston DeWolf, McKinley Middle School

Besong Family Scholarship
Serena Eck, Washington High School

Bob V. Bengtson Good Citizen Award & Scholarship Fund Scholarship
Ellie Hansen, Truman Elementary School

College Opportunity Scholarship
Supported by College Club of Cedar Rapids Scholarship Fund and Henry and Sara Katz Foundation Fund
Abby Scott, Xavier High School
Allysa Jones, Kennedy High School
Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett High School
Halle Person, Prairie High School
Madison Sprague, Central City High School
MaKayla Glubka, Jefferson High School
Rielle Jones-Teske, Washington High School
Sydney Walker, Marion High School
Tyler Hungate, Linn-Mar High School

Daybreak Rotary Legacy of Learning Scholarship
Devante Bowen
Trinity Glover

Delaware County Fish & Game Protective Association Scholarship
Harrison Goebel, West Delaware High School
James Shover, West Delaware High School

Drew Wall Scholarship
Brandon Koch, Kennedy High School

Francis McMann Scholarship
Smith Family Scholarship Fund
Jared Scherrman, Washington High School

Glenn & Mary Wendler Scholarship
Kolton Keller, Center Point-Urbana High School

Glidden Community Service Scholarship
Charles and Edith Glidden Fund
Blaine Schumacher, Mount Vernon High School
Caitlin Conner, Linn-Mar High School
Carolyn Driskell, Jefferson High School
Chloe Parenteau, Marion High School
Hailey Freeze, Kennedy High School
Jordan Van Vors, Center Point-Urbana High School
Kathleen Kenney, Xavier High School
Madison Meyer, Prairie High School
Sarah Altemeier, Washington High School

Joe Corbin Memorial Scholarship
Kelsey Maher, Decorah Community School

Kalous Opportunity Scholarship
Brandon Lochner, Mount Vernon High School
Casey Cerveny, Linn-Mar High School
Kian Weimer, Marion High School
Lesly Maldonado, Jefferson High School
Nina B. Nassif, Washington High School
Tristen Perreault, Xavier High School
Tyler O’Hare, Kennedy High School
Zachary Johnson, Prairie High School
Gracie Cross, North Linn High School

Kelley Scholarship at Lisbon High School
Kaley Nidiffer, Central A & M High School
Taryn Sams, Central A & M High School
Trinity Hilton, Central A & M High School
Kaden Kilburg, Lisbon High School
Madelyn Morningstar, Lisbon High School
Payton Bahl, Lisbon High School

Kenneth and Charlotte Brown Scholarship
Alexis Miller, Alburnett High School

Kleiman Family Scholarship
Kaleb Cook, Linn-Mar High School

Klima Academic Excellence Scholarship
Jordan Hanna, Jefferson High School

Komensky Society Scholarship
Bryce Trpkosh, Prairie High School
Cal Wagner, Prairie High School
Casey Cerveny, Linn-Mar High School
Elizabeth Uthoff, Prairie High School
Grace Pisarik, Mount Vernon High School

Lavenz Memorial InCourage Scholarship
Olivia Geiger, Kennedy High School

Mary Rickey Scholarship 
Sabareen Mohamed

Merveaux Academic Excellence Scholarship
Nina and Victor Merveaux Scholarship Fund
Bailey Swartzendruber, Prairie High School
Clayton Loyd, Mount Vernon High School
Curt Lengemann, Xavier High School
Emma E. Sheka, Washington High School
Katherine Hemann, Marion High School
Kayla Hospodarsky, Alburnett High School
Matt Peng, Linn-Mar High School
Michelle Moon, Jefferson High School
Raymond Koch, Kennedy High School

Norma Wenzel Scholarship
Smith Family Scholarship Fund
Megan Bartels, Washington High School

O.J.& Viola N. Elsenbast Scholarship
Madison Norris, Graettinger-Terril Community High School

Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship
Alyssa Jaeger, Springville High School
David Abraham, Washington High School
Grace Herring, Kennedy High School
Hannah Coyle, Jefferson High School
Kanishk Puranik, Linn-Mar High School
Mia Laube, Marion High School
Olivia Nurre, Prairie High School
Timothy Globokar, Xavier High School
Zachary Vig, Mount Vernon High School

Ralph Plagman Scholarship
Jada McGinnis, Washington High School

Reeder Memorial Scholarship
Hannah Smith, Jefferson High School
Hannah M. Sacora, Washington High School
Jose Juarez, Kennedy High School
Mariel Rettenmaier, Metro High School

Robert K. Dennis Scholarship
Emily Feldman, Lone-Tree School

Stephen Bonfig Memorial Scholarship
Anna Herrig, Wahlert High School

Virgil and Eleanor Bowser Memorial Scholarship
Megan Stockman, Springville High School

William & Patricia Buss Scholarship
Cameron Peters, Denver High School
Kane Norem, Denver High School