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2009

Recipients Listed Alphabetically 

Chelsea Arndt - Mapleton, Minnesota
The Hoyt R. & Winifred Appelman Young Scholarship
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
This scholarship fund was established from the estate of Winifred A. Young, to be used for tuition grants to deserving students of the University.

Douglas Barker - Oelwein, Iowa
Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, is awarded annually to a student completing the sophomore year, to be selected by the English faculty on the basis of exemplary scholarship and sound character. Normally the scholarship is applied in equal portions to the student’s tuition during the junior and senior years.

Landon Barnes - Anamosa, Iowa
Mrs. Ina Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship in memory of Mrs. Ina Johnson was created by her son, Ted, a former trustee of Upper Iowa University, and his family. The recipient of this annual award is a deserving student in the biology field, selected by the awards committee and the head of the biology department.

Crystal Baumgartner - Strawberry Point, Iowa
Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, is awarded annually to a student completing the sophomore year, to be selected by the English faculty on the basis of exemplary scholarship and sound character. Normally the scholarship is applied in equal portions to the student’s tuition during the junior and senior years.

Sarah Beckman - Ossian, Iowa
Outstanding Student in Criminology
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award is an inscribed plaque and recognizes the most outstanding student in the criminology program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Fayette Campus faculty teaching in the criminology and sociology areas.

Erin Bennek - Shoreview, Minnesota
John Rippe Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Dr. John Rippe, class of 1928 and longtime member of the Board of Trustees. This scholarship is given annually to a student from Minnesota with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, who is well-rounded and actively involved in community and school activities. If there are no eligible students from Minnesota, a student from Iowa may be chosen.

Robert Bennett, Jr. - Oelwein, Iowa 
Babcock Scholarship
Photo: Kelli Kramer (West Union, IA), Robert Bennett, Jr., Alex Stepan (West Union, IA), Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Robert Bennett, Jr. - Oelwein, Iowa
William R. Cook Award
Photo: Lynn Isvik, Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), Robert Bennett, Jr.
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
This award, funded by an annual gift with matching funds from William R. Cook, class of 1965 and a member of Upper Iowa’s Board of Trustees, is given to an outstanding student majoring in accounting.

Robert Bennett, Jr. - Oelwein, Iowa
Outstanding Student in Management
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
This award recognizes the most outstanding student in the management program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Division of Business faculty on the Fayette campus.

Scott Bergmann - Santee, California
Alpha Nu Omega Alumni Association Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Doug McReynolds, Bissell Professor of English / Director of Academic Assessment
This scholarship is awarded to a student member of the Alpha Nu Omega fraternity who is completing his junior year, to be used for his senior year at Upper Iowa University.

Eric Blunt - Charles City, Iowa
William F. Baker Science Memorial Award
The William F. Baker Science Memorial Award was established in 1953 by the William F. Baker family. The memorial provides for one or two prizes each year for the best herbarium collection by a student.

Amy Boehmer - Riverside, Iowa
The John William Dickman Prize
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The John William Dickman Prize, founded by Mrs. Adella Maltbie Dickman in memory of her husband and former president of the University, is awarded annually to the seniors who have made the best four-year records. The choice is made by vote of the faculty on the Rhodes scholarship basis, which includes scholarship, character, leadership and general accomplishments.

Amy Boehmer - Riverside, Iowa
Stivers Leadership Scholarship
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
Established by Louise Stivers Scott in honor of her mother, Mrs. B. Robert Stivers and in memory of her father, Bertram Robert Stivers, for the influence they have had on her life and work with students at Upper Iowa University. To be given annually to a rising sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.25. Faculty and staff will nominate students based on demonstrated qualities of honesty, integrity and leadership. The Honors and Awards Committee will select the recipient from the nominees.

Amy Boehmer - Riverside, Iowa
UPS Scholarship
Photo: Louise Scott, Allison Franck (Cedar Rapids, IA), Amy Boehmer
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
Awarded through the Iowa College Foundation (ICF) to Iowa students from its member institutions, this scholarship is supported through a special educational endowment funded by the UPS Foundation and administered by the Foundation for Independent Higher Education. These scholarships are part of the total commitment from UPS to ensure that tomorrow’s leaders get every possible opportunity to succeed.

Amy Boehmer - Riverside, Iowa
The Pam Whitmore Scholarship for Excellence in Student Teaching
Presenter: Pam Whitmore
Pam Whitmore, Class of 1965, taught for five years in Wisconsin Public Schools, 30 years with the Department of Defense Overseas Schools, and four years with Upper Iowa University as an assistant professor in the department of education. Pam supervised student teachers while at Upper Iowa and became a strong supporter of student teachers. Because of her strong support and love for her students, she is giving a cash award to a student with a GPA of 3.75 or higher who will be student teaching beginning in the fall or spring semester of the 2007-2008 academic year. The scholarship will be given to a student majoring in education.

Valerie Buehler - Fayette, Iowa

Ivadell Brause Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education
Photo: Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, Valerie Buehler, Michelle Inman (Oelwein, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, Director of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Education / Division Chair
This scholarship was established in memory of Ivadell Brause, class of 1921 and former professor of English at Upper Iowa University. The awards are given annually to students majoring in education, with preference given to students from Fayette County.

Valerie Buehler - Fayette, Iowa
Gertrude Lenius Scholarship
Presenter: Loyce Bunn, daughter of Gertrude Lenius
This scholarship was established in memory of Gertrude Lenius, class of 1967, and is awarded to a student majoring in elementary education with a grade point average of 3.0 or above, and who preferably attended the Wapsie Valley Community Schools or a school in Fayette County.

Valerie Buehler - Fayette, Iowa
Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship
Photo: Valerie Buehler, Jane Nuss, Stephanie Thorne (Cresco, IA), Harold Waterman (Monona, IA)
Presenter: Jane Nuss, daughter of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, class of 1936 and former Trustee, these scholarships are awarded to worthy students from the northeast Iowa area.

Breina Burgin - Lamont, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin, Samantha Hansel
(Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Breina Burgin - Lamont, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Scholarship
Photo: Heidi Kriener (Calmar, IA), Breina Burgin, Monte Graf (Oelwein, IA), Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), Shannon Stone (Lansing, IA), Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Sarah Cass - Birmingham, Iowa
Outstanding Student in Human Services
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award is an inscribed plaque and recognizes the most outstanding student in the human services area. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Fayette Campus faculty teaching in the human services area.

Mingjian Chen - China
Sodexo Campus Services Scholarship
Photo: Brett Ingersoll, Kun Kwak (Korea), Baasanjav Munkhdul (Mongolia), Mingjian Chen
Presenter: Brett Ingersoll, UIU Class of 2004, Food Service Manager, Sodexo Dining Services
This scholarship was established by the University’s dining service provider to recognize deserving students for academic standards, and is also based on financial need.

Mallery Cox - Anchorage, Alaska
Outstanding Student in Marketing
This award recognizes the most outstanding student in the marketing program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Division of Business faculty on the Fayette campus.

Mallery Cox - Anchorage, Alaska
Pande Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Pande, Jr., president of Professional Food-Service Management, Inc. (PFM). Upper Iowa University was the first food service account for PFM. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving students.

Rachael Dash - Clinton, Iowa
The John and Reta Coleman Achievement in Science Award
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
The John and Reta Coleman Achievement in Science Award was established by Dr. Richard W. Coleman, former professor of biology, in memory of his parents, John and Reta Coleman. The recipient of this award has been selected for his/her achievement in science determined by the science faculty.

Katie Deutmeyer - Elkader, Iowa
The Creative Writing Prize in Honor of Georgia May Cramer
Presenters: Dr. Forrest Moore, UIU Class of 1939 and sponsor of the scholarship (not pictured) and Shirley Moore and Marilyn Moore, daughters
The Creative Writing Prize in Honor of Georgia May Cramer, who taught poetry and short-story writing courses at Upper Iowa University and was a highly positive influence in the life of the donor of this prize, is awarded annually to an Upper Iowa student who shows exceptional talent in creative writing, either poetry or prose. The winner is chosen by vote of those faculty who teach creative writing.

Katie Deutmeyer - Elkader, Iowa
Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
Photo: Louise Scott, Judy Lechtenberg (Ft. Atkinson, IA), Katie Deutmeyer
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, is awarded annually to a student completing the sophomore year, to be selected by the English faculty on the basis of exemplary scholarship and sound character. Normally the scholarship is applied in equal portions to the student’s tuition during the junior and senior years.

Andrea Downs - Country Club Hills, Illinois
Susan Angeline Collins Memorial Scholarship
This award is sponsored in recognition of the spirit and achievements of Susan Angeline Collins, daughter of slaves, missionary volunteer in Africa for 40 years and Upper Iowa’s first African-American female graduate. The scholarship is awarded to an African-American woman majoring in some field of liberal arts, based on both scholastic and extracurricular achievement.

Alyse Eddy - Audubon, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy, Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Samantha Hansel (Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Hope Fahey - Waukon, Iowa
Andres Business Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from business alumni, this scholarship honors the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, and the Andres family’s contributions to Upper Iowa University. William A. Andres was CEO of the Dayton/Hudson Corporation, now the Target Corporation. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore business student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Katie Flood - Clinton, Iowa
Blanche Cole Gloss Memorial Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Because of her family’s long association with Upper Iowa University, this scholarship was established in memory of Blanche Cole Gloss, class of 1904, to be given to a deserving student.

Jason Foss - Riceville, Iowa
L. J. Lyons Scholarship in Biology
Presenters: Dr. Forrest Moore, UIU Class of 1939 and sponsor of the scholarship (not pictured) and Shirley Moore and Marilyn Moore, daughters
To recognize the dedicated service of L. J. Lyons, professor of biology from 1927 to 1943, this scholarship is awarded to a student with emphasis in the biological sciences.

Allison Franck - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Irma K. Ledgerwood Endowed Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award, given in memory of Irma Ledgerwood, class of 1922, is made to a rising junior who has completed at least half of the course work leading to a degree in communications.

Allison Franck - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
UPS Scholarship
Photo: Louise Scott, Allison Franck, Amy Boehmer (Elma, IA)
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
Awarded through the Iowa College Foundation (ICF) to Iowa students from its member institutions, this scholarship is supported through a special educational endowment funded by the UPS Foundation and administered by the Foundation for Independent Higher Education. These scholarships are part of the total commitment from UPS to ensure that tomorrow’s leaders get every possible opportunity to succeed.

Wyatt Frauenholtz - West Branch, Iowa
Baldwin Memorial Award in Art
This award was established by art students at Upper Iowa University in memory of Thomas E. Baldwin, class of 1963. An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding senior in art.

Brooke Fritz - Stewartville, Minnesota
William F. Gutches Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, Director of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Education/Division Chair
This scholarship was given in memory of William F. Gutches, class of 1929 and an outstanding athlete at UIU, who went on to be a successful coach and athletic director. The award is to be given to a deserving student majoring in physical education.

Kevin George - Wells, Minnesota
Helen J. Monserud Scholarship in Sociology
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
The Helen J. Monserud Scholarship in Sociology was established for a deserving student majoring in sociology. Dr. Monserud taught at Upper Iowa University from 1948-1971.

Amber Germann - Elkader, Iowa
Bruce I. Campbell Endowed Scholarship
Presenter: Bruce Campbell, UIU Class of 1969 and member of the Board of Trustees
This scholarship is available to a UIU student with a preference for graduates of the Rudd, Rockford, Marble Rock and Nora Springs Rock Falls school districts who are Floyd County residents and who demonstrate a financial need. Preference will also be given to students interested in pursuing a teaching and/or coaching career in smaller schools in Iowa or the Midwest and who are first-generation college students or whose parents have minimal college backgrounds.

Nicole Goranson - Manchester, Iowa
Foster Cass Foundation Student Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Foster Cass ’41 established this scholarship in honor of his parents, Rev. Frank W. Cass and Carrie Jackley Cass, and family members who are UIU alumni: Edward J. Cass ’38, Marjorie Swales Cass ’39 and Betty Cass Hersey ’43. The Cass family was the University’s neighbor for many years, and there is a plaque commemorating the location on Union Street. Mr. Cass had a distinguished career in public education in Iowa and California. The scholarship is primarily intended for high school graduates from North Fayette, Elkader or Maquoketa Valley high schools or the greater northeast Iowa area.

Monte Graff - Oelwein, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Scholarship
Photo: Heidi Kriener (Calmar, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Monte Graf, Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), Shannon Stone (Lansing, IA), Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Jacqueline Greco - St. Louis, Missouri
Irene Humphry Anderson Scholarship in English
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
Established by Irene Humphry Anderson, an alumna, class of 1934, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in English.

Jacqueline Greco - St. Louis, Missouri
Joe and Janet (Olson) Brady Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Upper Iowa University was an important element in Joe and Janet’s life. Joe, class of 1941, would like to give thanks and pay tribute to the following people who played a key role in his education at UIU: Doc Dorman, Mrs. J. W. Dickman, Mrs. Coffman, Professor Raymond Deming, Professor Willis Harry Walker.

Elaine Grimm - Oelwein, Iowa
Ruth Manuta Memorial Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship is given in memory of Ruth Manuta, class of 1987, by her husband, David Manuta, a former professor of chemistry, in honor of Ruth’s great love and appreciation of learning. It is awarded to deserving women students of nontraditional college age who are natives of northeast Iowa.

Elaine Grimm - Oelwein, Iowa
Upper Iowa University Grace Meyer Scholarship
Photo: Amy Norby (Mabel, MN), Elaine Grimm, Dr. Nick Serra
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This scholarship to honor Grace Meyer, Professor of English from 1943-1974, is awarded annually at the end of the sophomore or junior year to students in the humanities based upon character, need and scholarship.

Neil Gross - Earling, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Randall Halbur - Guthrie Center, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur, Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Samantha Hansel
(Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Dawn Halverson - West Union, Iowa
Ruth Manuta Memorial Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship is given in memory of Ruth Manuta, class of 1987, by her husband, David Manuta, a former professor of chemistry, in honor of Ruth’s great love and appreciation of learning. It is awarded to deserving women students of nontraditional college age who are natives of northeast Iowa.

Samantha Hansel - Elkader, Iowa
Faculty Appreciation Scholarship given by Tesoriero, Foley and Wood
Photo: Dr. Erik Olson, Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Samantha Hansel
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This award, sponsored by alumni Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Donald Foley and Dr. Kurt Wood, is made to an outstanding sophomore who is majoring in biology and chemistry, and if no double major is available, then biology or chemistry, favoring prechiropractic. The award is applied to the student’s junior year financial aid package at Upper Iowa University. Prospective award recipients are recommended to the Honors and Awards Committee by the senior faculty member in the biology department and the chemistry department.

Samantha Hansel - Elkader, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA),
Samantha Hansel
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Samantha Hansel - Elkader, Iowa
Herz Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Herz of Lead, South Dakota, established this scholarship. It is awarded annually by vote of the faculty to the sophomore student who has made the best record for the preceding two years, the selection being made on the basis of scholarship. The award is applied to the winner’s tuition during the junior year at Upper Iowa, one-half of the amount each semester.

Samantha Hansel - Elkader, Iowa
Charles Morgan Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established after the death of Charles Morgan, class of 1942 and former member of the Upper Iowa University Board of Trustees, this scholarship is awarded annually.

Creed Harkless - Grundy Center, Iowa
Zecha-McCauley Scholarship
Photo: Dr. DeWayne Frazier, Julie Kuboushek (Ridgeway, IA), Creed Harkless
Presenter: Dr. DeWayne Frazier, Senior Vice President for International Programs
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley, class of 1961 and a member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Allen Zecha, an entrepreneur and friend of the University, to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.

Craig Henry - Oakland Park, Florida
Michael David Selgelid Memorial Scholarship
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
In memory of their son, Michael David, Dr. and Mrs. O. C. Selgelid established this scholarship with funds raised through the efforts of their friends and Doc Dorman’s "Old Time Peacocks." Dr. Selgelid, class of 1931 and an organizer of Doc Dorman’s Old Time Peacocks, was also a former Upper Iowa University Trustee.

Alex Huisman - Jewell, Iowa
Andres Education Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from education alumni, this scholarship honors the contributions Betty and the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, have made to Upper Iowa University. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore education student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Michelle Inman - Oelwein, Iowa
Ivadell Brause Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education
Photo: Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, Valerie Buehler (Fayette, IA), Michelle Inman
Presenter: Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, Director of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Education/Division Chair
This scholarship was established in memory of Ivadell Brause, class of 1921 and former professor of English at Upper Iowa University. The awards are given annually to students majoring in education, with preference given to students from Fayette County.

Beau Jack - Hartwick, Iowa
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Photo: Mary Ohloff (Postville, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Dr. Alan Walker, Kari Smith (Manchester, IA), Kami McCready (Sumner, IA), Beau Jack
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Tatiana Jackson - St. Charles, Illinois
Paul "Spike" and Merriam Kelly Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established by friends of Spike and Merriam Kelly, both of the class of 1924, this award is given annually to a worthy student.

Erin Johnson - Clarinda, Iowa
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Photo: Mary Ohloff (Postville, IA), Erin Johnson, Dr. Alan Walker, Kari Smith (Manchester, IA), Kami McCready (Sumner, IA), Beau Jack (Hartwick, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Erin Johnson - Clarinda, Iowa
Faculty Appreciation Scholarship given by Tesoriero, Foley and Wood
Photo: Dr. Erik Olson, Erin Johnson, Samantha Hansel (Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This award, sponsored by alumni Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Donald Foley and Dr. Kurt Wood, is made to an outstanding sophomore who is majoring in biology and chemistry, and if no double major is available, then biology or chemistry, favoring prechiropractic. The award is applied to the student’s junior year financial aid package at Upper Iowa University. Prospective award recipients are recommended to the Honors and Awards Committee by the senior faculty member in the biology department and the chemistry department.

Erin Johnson - Clarinda, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
300 dpi version of photograph
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson, Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Samantha Hansel
(Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Parveen Karim - Elma, Iowa
Margaret Share Kerfoot Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established in memory of Margaret Share Kerfoot by her son, Harold L. Kerfoot, class of 1924, this scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy student of exemplary Christian character and who has an academic record for the freshman year among the top five percent.

Parveen Karim - Elma, Iowa
The William G. Wilcox Memorial Scholarship
Photo: Sue Ingels, Pam Humphrey, Lois Wilcox Gambill, Parveen Karim
Presenters: Sue Ingels and Pam Humphrey (daughters of William Wilcox and Lois Wilcox Gambill), and Lois Wilcox Gambill
This award is given by former Registrar Lois Wilcox to honor the memory of her husband, who was college chaplain and professor of religion, philosophy and history at Upper Iowa University. The award is given to a freshman with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Erin Kelley - Rockford, Illinois
Drs. Eugene E. & Mildred Everts Garbee Award
Presenter: Braulic Cabellero, UIU Class of 1956 and former Vice President for Student Services
This award was created by memorials honoring Dr. Eugene E. Garbee, Upper Iowa University’s fifteenth president, and his wife, Dr. Mildred Everts Garbee. Dr. Eugene Garbee was president of Upper Iowa from 1952 to 1970.

Kendra Kerr - Postville, Iowa
The Brooke Kerns Endowed Scholarship
Photo: Tracy Kerns, Mike Kerns, Angie Leete, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training (accepting for Kendra Kerr)
Presenters: Tracy and Mike Kerns
To honor the memory of Brooke Kerns, athletic training program director and assistant professor of athletic training, the Kerns family established an endowed scholarship because Brooke thought so much of her students. This scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student majoring in athletic training. Only if there is not an athletic training major at Upper Iowa University the scholarship will be awarded to an education major. The scholarship will be awarded to a student completing his/her sophomore or junior year to be used for his/her junior or senior year at Upper Iowa University. The student must have a grade point average of 3.25 or above

Kelly Kinley - Monona, Iowa
Mrs. Richard Otley Improvement Award
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship is awarded to a man and woman in the sophomore class who have made the greatest progress or improvement during the year. The award is based on improvement in scholastic performance.

Melissa Kipp - Ossian, Iowa
Caudle-Holmes Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship was established by Verda (Caudle) Holmes, class of 1934, for her husband, Leland (Les) Holmes, class of 1933, his parents, Charles and Anna Holmes, and her parents, Jesse and Rose Caudle.

Taylor Klein - Tripoli, Iowa
Mrs. Richard Otley Improvement Award
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
This scholarship is awarded to a man and woman in the sophomore class who have made the greatest progress or improvement during the year. The award is based on improvement in scholastic performance.

Molly Klocke - Dixon, Illinois
Outstanding Student in Psychology
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award is an inscribed plaque and recognizes the most outstanding student in the psychology program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Fayette Campus faculty teaching in the psychology area.

Kelli Kramer - West Union, Iowa
Babcock Scholarship
Photo: Kelli Kramer, Robert Bennett, Jr. (Oelwein, IA), Alex Stepan (West Union, IA), Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Sara Kray - Arlington, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray, Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford (Oelwein, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Samantha Hansel
(Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Heidi Kriener - Calmar, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Scholarship
Photo: Heidi Kriener, Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Monte Graf (Oelwein, IA), Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), Shannon Stone (Lansing, IA), Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Julie Kuboushek - Ridgeway, Iowa
John William Dickman Endowed Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The John William Dickman Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to the student who best exemplifies the character, loyalty, dedication and personal values of John William Dickman, class of 1888, who served as a professor, dean, business officer, trustee and president of Upper Iowa University.

Julie Kuboushek - Ridgeway, Iowa
Zecha-McCauley Scholarship
Photo: Dr. DeWayne Frazier, Julie Kuboushek, Creed Harkless (Grundy Center, IA)
Presenter: Dr. DeWayne Frazier, Senior Vice President for International Programs
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley, class of 1961 and a member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Allen Zecha, an entrepreneur and friend of the University, to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.

Kun Kwak - Korea
Sodexo Campus Services Scholarship
Photo: Brett Ingersoll, Kun Kwak, Baasanjav Munkhdul (Mongolia), Mingjian Chen (China)
Presenter: Brett Ingersoll, UIU Class of 2004, Food Service Manager, Sodexo Dining Services
This scholarship was established by the University’s dining service provider to recognize deserving students for academic standards, and is also based on financial need.

Katherine Larson - Decorah, Iowa
Mike McCready Scholarship
Photo: Julie McCready, Jenny McCready-Cardo, Ben McCready, Gail Moorman Behrens, Director of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Education/Division Chair (accepting for Katherine
Larson)
Presenters: Julie McCready, UIU Class of 1990, Jenny McCready-Cardo, Class of 2002, Ben McCready, Class of 2008, family of Mike McCready
This scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Mike McCready, former head wrestling coach and athletic director at Upper Iowa University. This scholarship is awarded annually to a physical education major with a grade point average of 2.5 or above.

Judy Lechtenberg - Fort Atkinson, Iowa
Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
Photo: Louise Scott, Judy Lechtenberg, Katie Deutmeyer (Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, is awarded annually to a student completing the sophomore year, to be selected by the English faculty on the basis of exemplary scholarship and sound character. Normally the scholarship is applied in equal portions to the student’s tuition during the junior and senior years.

Emily Maiers - Epworth, Iowa
The John William Dickman Prize
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The John William Dickman Prize, founded by Mrs. Adella Maltbie Dickman in memory of her husband and former president of the University, is awarded annually to the seniors who have made the best four-year records. The choice is made by vote of the faculty on the Rhodes scholarship basis, which includes scholarship, character, leadership and general accomplishments.

Erica Maisto - St. Charles, Illinois
The Dr. Austin J. Goldsmith Book Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Butikofer, UIU Class of 2000 and Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in biology, chemistry or mathematics with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, who is intending to pursue graduate studies toward an M.D., M.S. or Ph.D degree in the future. The scholarship is to be used toward the purchase of books for classes during the next academic year. The scholarship recipient will be chosen by the faculty of the Division of Science and Mathematics.

Cara Mauldin - Belleville, Illinois
Belknap Baker Family Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established by Genevieve Belknap Baker, class of 1936, in honor of her husband, Carleton Baker, class of 1934, and the Belknap and Baker families. Fifteen members of the Belknap and Baker families graduated from Upper Iowa University from 1865 to 1991 over 125 years. Genevieve attended Upper Iowa University on a full scholarship offered by Mrs. John Dickman, widow of John Dickman, president of Upper Iowa University.

Cara Mauldin - Belleville, Illinois
Raymond Deming Scholarship in Mathematics
Presenters: Dr. Forrest Moore, UIU Class of 1939 and sponsor of the scholarship (not pictured) and Shirley Moore and Marilyn Moore, daughters
To recognize the dedicated service of Raymond Deming, professor of mathematics and astronomy from 1922 to 1953, this scholarship is awarded to a student showing excellence in mathematics.

Kami McCready - Sumner, Iowa
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Photo: Mary Ohloff (Postville, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Dr. Alan Walker, Kari Smith (Manchester, IA), Kami McCready, Beau Jack (Hartwick, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Kami McCready - Sumner, Iowa
Virgil Welch Scholarship in Education
Presenters: Dr. Forrest Moore, UIU Class of 1939 and sponsor of the scholarship (not pictured) and Shirley Moore and Marilyn Moore, daughters
Established to recognize the dedicated service of Virgil Welch, former professor of religious education from 1928 to 1942, this scholarship is awarded to a student in education with an interest in religious education.

Jason Mick - Mt. Vernon, Iowa
Dr. J. D. Parker and Nellie K. Parker Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Eleanor Parker Fox, class of 1926, and Dr. Robert L. Fox, class of 1928, in memory and in honor of Mrs. Fox’s parents. The Parker and Fox families have a long association with Upper Iowa University, going back to the early years of the University’s history. The scholarship is given annually to a third-year student who has exceptionally high grades in the biological sciences and is recommended by the science faculty.

Aaron Miller - Rockford, Illinois
Joe Menges Scholarship in Business Administration
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
To recognize and encourage outstanding scholarship in business administration, the late Joe Menges, a former trustee, provided for this award as a tuition scholarship, given annually to a student who has shown exceptional promise in the field of business.

Baasanjav Munkhdul - Mongolia
Sodexo Campus Services Scholarship
Photo: Brett Ingersoll, Kun Kwak (Korea), Baasanjav Munkhdul, Mingjian Chen (China)
Presenter: Brett Ingersoll, UIU Class of 2004, Food Service Manager, Sodexo Dining Services
This scholarship was established by the University’s dining service provider to recognize deserving students for academic standards, and is also based on financial need.

Amy Norby - Mabel, Minnesota
Upper Iowa University Grace Meyer Scholarship
Photo: Amy Norby, Elaine Grimm (Oelwein, IA), Dr. Nick Serra
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This scholarship to honor Grace Meyer, Professor of English from 1943-1974, is awarded annually at the end of the sophomore or junior year to students in the humanities based upon character, need and scholarship.

Jared Noska - Sumner, Iowa
Information Technology Outstanding Student Award
Photo: Dr. Erik Olson, Jared Noska, Noah Schaufenbuel (Ft. Atkinson, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This award is given anonymously to freshman students with outstanding academic achievement in Information Technology. The scholarship was established to also recognize Information Technology students who are actively involved in community service and committed to professionalism, integrity and developing effective interpersonal communication capabilities.

Tracy Nuss - Ackley, Iowa
Dr. J. M. & Zinita Dickman Murphy Scholarship
Presenter: Ruth Haw, UIU Class of 1946 and daughter of J. M. and Zinita Dickman Murphy
Established in honor of Dr. J. M. Murphy, a former Upper Iowa University Trustee, and Zinita Dickman Murphy, class of 1918, this scholarship is given to an academically deserving student.

Tracy Nuss - Ackley, Iowa
Edward L. Paine & Gertrude Pease Paine Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
Established in memory of Edward L. Paine, class of 1932 and a career math teacher, and Gertrude Pease Paine, class of 1935, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the math/science field.

Mary Ohloff - Postville, Iowa
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Photo: Mary Ohloff, Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Dr. Alan Walker, Kari Smith (Manchester, IA), Kami McCready (Sumner, IA), Beau Jack (Hartwick, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Tabitha Osmundson - Volga, Iowa
William R. Cook Award
Photo: Lynn Isvik, Tabitha Osmundson, Robert Bennett, Jr. (Oelwein, IA)
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
This award, funded by an annual gift with matching funds from William R. Cook, class of 1965 and a member of Upper Iowa’s Board of Trustees, is given to an outstanding student majoring in accounting.

Tabitha Osmundson - Volga, Iowa
Mary Kimball Scholarship
Photo: Kathy Thomas, Kaitlin Thomas, Tabitha Osmundson, and Jason Price (Solon, IA)
Presenters: Kathy Thomas, UIU Class of 1988 and Instructor of Developmental Courses, Kaitlin Thomas, daughter and granddaughter of Mary Kimball
This scholarship is awarded to a rising junior with a major in accounting and a GPA of 3.5 or above. The scholarship would be renewable for the same student in their senior year if they maintain the 3.5 GPA scholarship. If there are no eligible accounting majors, a business administration major can be considered.

Tabitha Osmundson - Volga, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Scholarship
Photo: Heidi Kriener (Calmar, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Monte Graf (Oelwein, IA), Tabitha Osmundson, Shannon Stone (Lansing, IA), Dr. Alan Walker 
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Hannah Peacock - Coggon, Iowa
The Paul and Margaret Pickett Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
The Paul and Margaret Pickett Scholarship is awarded to a recipient who is currently enrolled in, or has successfully completed, courses in calculus or advanced mathematics. Dr. Paul Pickett was professor of education from 1953 to 1975 and appreciated the importance of mathematics in one’s overall learning.

Tyler Pederson - Kiester, Minnesota
Edward L. Paine & Gertrude Pease Paine Scholarship
Established in memory of Edward L. Paine, class of 1932 and a career math teacher, and Gertrude Pease Paine, class of 1935, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the math/science field.

Bridget Pforts - Libertyville, Iowa
Iowa Society of CPAs Outstanding Accounting Major Award
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
Each year the Iowa Society of CPAs recognizes universities in Iowa and their outstanding accounting students. These awards are based on senior students with GPAs at or near 4.0.

Bridget Pforts - Libertyville, Iowa
Marshall Award
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
This award has been established by Dr. C. R. Marshall, former professor of management, and the Upper Iowa University business faculty to recognize an outstanding graduating senior majoring in a field of business.

Jill Preeshl - Onalaska, Wisconsin
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Jason Price - Solon, Iowa
Mary Kimball Scholarship
Photo: Kathy Thomas, Kaitlin Thomas, Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), and Jason Price
Presenters: Kathy Thomas, UIU Class of 1988 and Instructor of Developmental Courses, and Kaitlin Thomas, daughter and granddaughter of Mary Kimball
This scholarship is awarded to a rising junior with a major in accounting and a GPA of 3.5 or above. The scholarship would be renewable for the same student in their senior year if they maintain the 3.5 GPA scholarship. If there are no eligible accounting majors, a business administration major can be considered.

April Quandahl - Ossian, Iowa
The President's Challenge Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The President’s Challenge Scholarship will be awarded to a student of sophomore status or higher who has a minimum GPA of 3.0, is involved in two distinct activities at Upper Iowa University and is a positive advocate for the University.

April Quandahl - Ossian, Iowa
Beulah Combs Thompson Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
To honor outstanding students in music, this scholarship was established in memory of Beulah Combs Thompson, class of 1913. It is awarded annually as partial tuition.

Kelly Rowe - Fredericksburg, Iowa
Warren W. Morgan Scholarship for Business Majors
This scholarship was established by Mr. Warren W. Morgan, alumnus and area businessman through a bequest in his will. The scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in business with a preference for students residing in Fayette County or northeast Iowa. The recipient must be a junior who has completed at least half of the required program of studies. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Kimberly Rud - Pine Island, Minnesota
Outstanding Student in Sociology
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award is an inscribed plaque and recognizes the most outstanding student in the sociology program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Fayette Campus faculty teaching in the sociology area.

Jenna Sand - Rochester, Minnesota
Science Faculty Recognition Award
The Division of Science and Mathematics created this award to honor the most outstanding science student for the academic year. The recipient receives a plaque for this honor.

Cole Sanders - Platteville, Wisconsin
Science Faculty Recognition Award
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
The Division of Science and Mathematics created this award to honor the most outstanding science student for the academic year. The recipient receives a plaque for this honor.

Noah Schaufenbuel - Fort Atkinson, Iowa
Information Technology Outstanding Student Award
Photo: Dr. Erik Olson, Jared Noska (Sumner, IA), Noah Schaufenbuel
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This award is given anonymously to freshman students with outstanding academic achievement in Information Technology. The scholarship was established to also recognize Information Technology students who are actively involved in community service and committed to professionalism, integrity and developing effective interpersonal communication capabilities.

Stefani Schulte - Spring, Texas
Pande Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Pande, Jr., president of Professional Food-Service Management, Inc. (PFM). Upper Iowa University was the first food service account for PFM. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving students.

Kari Smith - Manchester, Iowa
Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Photo: Mary Ohloff (Postville, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Dr. Alan Walker, Kari Smith, Kami McCready (Sumner, IA), Beau Jack (Hartwick, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.

Kari Smith - Manchester, Iowa
Upper Iowa University Student Leadership Scholarship
Presenter: Louise Scott, Dean of Student Development
To recognize and encourage student leaders on campus, this scholarship was established in 1997 by Student Government. Student leaders are nominated by the students and faculty and selected by the Honors and Awards Committee based on evidence provided by the nominee.

Alex Stepan - West Union, Iowa
Babcock Scholarship
Photo: Kelli Kramer (West Union, IA), Robert Bennett, Jr. (Oelwein, IA), Alex Stepan, Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Shannon Stone - Lansing, Iowa
Margaret (Hall) Moore Endowed Scholarship
Presenters: Dr. Forrest Moore, UIU Class of 1939 and sponsor of the scholarship (not pictured) and Shirley Moore and Marilyn Moore, daughters
Established in memory of Margaret (Hall) Moore, class of 1940, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving single mother who continues to have responsibility for her children while seeking to complete a college degree.

Shannon Stone - Lansing, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Scholarship
Photo: Heidi Kriener (Calmar, IA), Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Monte Graf (Oelwein, IA), Tabitha Osmundson (Volga, IA), Shannon Stone, Dr. Alan Walker
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Brian Teeter - Fayette, Iowa
Fayette County, Iowa, Master Gardeners' Scholarship
Presenter: Mrs. Pat Baumler, President of the Fayette County Master Gardeners
This scholarship, sponsored by the Fayette County Master Gardeners, is awarded to a nontraditional student from Fayette County with a grade point average of at least 2.5. The recipient is chosen by the Division of Science and Mathematics.

Stephanie Thorne - Cresco, Iowa
Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship
Photo: Valerie Buehler (Fayette, IA), Jane Nuss, Stephanie Thorne, Harold Waterman (Monona, IA)
Presenter: Jane Nuss, daughter of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, class of 1936 and former Trustee, these scholarships are awarded to worthy students from the northeast Iowa area.

Keely Timp - Calmar, Iowa
Charles G. Bell Scholarship in Art
Presenter: Dr. Nick Serra, Associate Professor of English / Division of Liberal Arts Chair
This award was established by Charles Bell, class of 1967, to be awarded annually to a deserving student majoring in art.

Ashley Vsetecka - New Hampton, Iowa
Outstanding Student in Financial Management
Presenter: Lynn Isvik, Associate Professor of Business, Business Division Chair
This award recognizes the most outstanding student in the financial management program. Selection of the recipient is made by the members of the Division of Business faculty on the Fayette campus.

Harold Waterman - Monona, Iowa
Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship
Photo: Valerie Buehler (Fayette, IA), Jane Nuss, Stephanie Thorne (Cresco, IA), Harold Waterman
Presenter: Jane Nuss, daughter of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, class of 1936 and former Trustee, these scholarships are awarded to worthy students from the northeast Iowa area.

Nick Williford - Oelwein, Iowa
CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This award is given to the outstanding freshman student in chemistry. The award itself is a complimentary copy of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, along with a commemorative scroll to be mounted inside the front cover. The handbook is a valuable resource tool for any science student.

Nick Williford - Oelwein, Iowa
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
Photo: Sara Kray (Arlington, IA), Erin Johnson (Clarinda, IA), Randall Halbur (Guthrie Center, IA), Dr. Erik Olson, Alyse Eddy (Audubon, IA), Nick Williford, Breina Burgin (Lamont, IA), Samantha Hansel
(Elkader, IA)
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Hailie Young - Waterville, Iowa
Fayette Chamber Betterment Foundation Award
This annual award in the form of a savings bond is presented by the Fayette Chamber Betterment Foundation to a promising graduating business student who has made a contribution to the community of Fayette. Selection of the recipient is made by the Upper Iowa University business faculty.

Michael Zimmerly - Independence, Iowa
Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Alan Walker, President
Dr. Mary Margaret Roberts, Col. Lucile M. Roberts and Mrs. Ruth E. Roberts Peacock established the Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship in memory of their uncle, Beecher B. Beal, class of 1907, and their parents, Bertha (Beal) Roberts, class of 1907, and Thomas R. Roberts, class of 1905. This is an annual award for one or more students pursuing a career in education, ministry, social work, medicine or nursing. Students must also have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a record of extracurricular involvement, with preference given to students residing in Butler or Floyd County, Iowa. The award is renewable if the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

Jordan ZumBerge - Norwood Young America, Minnesota
Dr. G. C. Baker Memorial Scholarship in Science
Presenter: Dr. Erik Olson, Professor of Chemistry / Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics
To honor the memory of Dr. G. C. Baker, eminent scientist, and to encourage outstanding work in science, the late Mrs. Thelma Tidgwell Baker Rick established this annual award as a tuition scholarship to a sophomore student who has shown exceptional ability in science.

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