Ten students awarded Potential for Excellence Scholarship

By University Communications
June 22, 2015
Ten students have been awarded the UW-Stout CEHHS Potential for Excellence Scholarship.  Front from left are Ia Hailey, Donna Thibado, Victoria Ostman and Jamie Whitlinger. Back from left are Kelley Mendalski, Melissa Fowler and Laura Reisinger.  Not pict

Photo: Students received UW-Stout's CEHHS Potential for Excellence Scholarship

Ten students were awarded the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Potential for Excellence Scholarship at the recent Celebration of Teaching and Learning event at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

The $1,000 scholarship, awarded for the 2015-16 academic year, was established to enhance the CEHHS goal of recruiting and retaining high achieving and diverse students.

The students, six undergraduates and four from the Graduate School, were selected by a committee based on essay responses, program directors or other recommended input and evidence of scholarly achievement.

The undergraduate students, hometowns and majors are:

  • Katherine Fochs, Eau Claire, human development and family studies
  • Melissa Fowler, Cumberland, human development and family studies (online)
  • Emily Kruger, Cameron, human development and family studies
  • Victoria Ostman, St. Paul, Minn., early childhood education
  • Donna Thibado, Menomonie, vocational rehabilitation
  • Jamie Whitlinger, Duluth, Minn., early childhood education

The graduate students, hometowns and programs are:

  • Ia Hailey, Hastings, Minn., applied psychology
  • Kelley Mendalski, Menomonie, clinical mental health counseling
  • Holly Miller, Marietta, Ga., vocational rehabilitation (online)
  • Laura Reisinger, Menomonie, career and technical education doctoral program

For more information about the college refer to www.uwstout.edu/admin/colleges/ehh.