Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN (10 a.m. June 12, 2020)— MiEnergy Cooperative awarded $30,000 in scholarships to 60 local high school students who exemplify commitment to their local community. MiEnergy’s scholarship program reflects the core cooperative principle of commitment to community by recognizing high school seniors who demonstrate cooperative spirit through service to others. The scholarships are funded through unclaimed capital credits that would otherwise be turned over the state. A video of the award winners can be viewed on the cooperative’s website, MiEnergy.coop, and its social media pages. Watch the scholarship video
This year’s 2020 MiEnergy Cooperative Community Service Scholarship winners are as follows:
Caledonia: Vanessa Hawkins, child of Bob & Dawn Hawkins; and Georgina Steele, child of Tamiko Hubka-Steele.
Cotter: Samuel King, child of Michelle Blahnik.
Crestwood: Chloe Rice, child of Tim & Kathy Rice; and Kelsey Stortz, child of Matt & Jennie Stortz.
Decorah: Samuel Robinson, child of Jerry & Amy Robinson; Brooke Berns, child of Brent & Anne Berns; Delaynee Frey, child of Jerry & Heather Frey; Logan Halverson, child of Chad & Tracy Halverson; and Arielle Gossman, child of Michael & Benita Gossman.
Dover-Eyota: Ashley Kramer, child of Ross Kramer and Dawn Ferguson.
Fillmore-Central: Krista Jorgenson, child of Archie & Cheri Jorgenson; and Molly McKernan, child of Peter & Dorothy McKernan.
Houston: Jennifer Albrecht, child of Laurie & Paul West.
Kingsland: Kaycie Bellrichard, child of Troy & Shelly Bellrichard; Lucas Howard, child of Eric & Christina Howard; Hannah Peshel, child of Kelly Peshel and Robert Peshel; and Kaysie Vreeman, child of Kristopher & Christine Vreeman.
LaCrescent-Hokah: Sidney Miller, child of Tammy & Rodney Miller; and Ryan Booth, child of David & Teri Booth.
Lanesboro: Sophie Pieper, child of Jon & Sarah Pieper.
Lewiston-Altura: Sam Ellinghuysen, child of Scott & Sue Ellinghuysen; Ross Herber, child of Scott & Michelle Herber; Makenna Sommer, child of Chad & Sarah Sommer; Jeanette Speltz, child of Michele & Rick Speltz; Jay Koverman, child of Nick & Jenny Koverman; and Kate Meyer, child of John & Connie Meyer.
Mabel-Canton: Payton Danielson, child of Duane & Tiffany Danielson.
New Hampton: Christina Speicher, child of Dan & Carol Speicher; Kaylee Eggerichs, child of Jim Eggerichs; Laney Roberson, child of Randy & Jenn Heying; Ethan Rosonke, child of Allen & Nicole Rosonke; Jayda Nehl, child of Mike & Emily Nehl; Alexa Wemark, child of Amannda & Chad Pemble; and Conner Gorman, child of Lori McDonald and Mike Gorman.
Onalaska Luther: Brandon Stadtler, child of Todd & Diane Stadtler.
Riceville: Andrea Gronwoldt, child of Danny & Sandra Gronwoldt.
Rushford-Peterson: Seth Heiden, child of Dean Heiden and Melissa Fahrendholz; Karissa Eide, child of Trever & Kendra Eide; and Tim Highum, child of Steve & Jody Highum.
St. Charles: Carter Mueller, child of DJ & Carrie Mueller; Logan Wendt, child of Steve & Kathy Wendt; and Cody Kreidermacher, child of Joe & Melanie Kreidermacher.
South Winneshiek: Abraham Schmitt, child of Greg & Sara Schmitt; Carson Brincks, child of Randy & Mary Brincks; Kaitlyn Theis, child of Mark & Jean Theis; Cayden Kleppe, child of Stacy & Shawn Kleppe; and Gabe Sadler, child of Sam & Annie Sadler.
Spring Grove: Amelia Solum, child of Mike & Deanna Solum.
Stewartville: Elizabeth Hurley, child of Jim & Theresa Hurley; Raegan Eickhoff, child of Daniel Eickhoff and Tammy Eickhoff; Cayden Hughes, child of Curt & Christine Hughes; and Alea McCollough, child of Darrin & Naomi McCollough.
Turkey Valley: Rachelle Smith, child of Joel & Gina Smith; Jordan Lukes, child of Greg & Lori Lukes; and Ethan Leibold, child of Mark & Susan Leibold.
Utica: Ursula Weissing, child of Marilyn & David Weissing.
Waukon: Theodore Holthaus, child of Mari & Kyle Holthaus.
Winona: Jack Herczeg, child of Bob & Andrea Herczeg; and Keaton Reutzel, child of Kevin & Heather Reutzel.