Stout Scholars Scholarship awarded to three HS seniors

Students from Sun Prairie, Abbotsford, Rice Lake to attend the university in the fall
​Jerry Poling | February 20, 2018

Elsbeth BandliThree high school seniors have been awarded a prestigious scholarship to attend University of Wisconsin-Stout in fall 2018.

The Stout Scholars Scholarship is $5,000, renewable for up to four years, or a maximum of $20,000 for each student.

The recipients, their hometowns and planned fields of study are:

  • Elsbeth Bandli, Sun Prairie High School, art education
  • Julia Otten, Abbotsford High School, graphic communications
  • Sarah Webber, Rice Lake High School, packaging

Julia OttenThey were part of a group of high school students who visited campus recently for Stout Scholars Day. All students in the group were eligible for one of three UW-Stout scholarships based on ACT score, class rank and grade-point average.

Sarah WebberThe students were interviewed on campus as part of the evaluation process. They also attended a university class, visited a residence hall and had lunch. Their parents and guardians were escorted on a separate tour of campus.

Financial support for the scholarships is provided by the generosity of donors through the Stout University Foundation, according to Mark Parsons, executive director of the Foundation and vice chancellor for University Advancement and Marketing.

“We congratulate this outstanding group of Stout Scholars award winners,” Parsons said. “We are proud and pleased to support them as they begin their undergraduate studies at UW-Stout.”



Top: Elsbeth Bandli

Second: Julia Otten

Bottom: Sarah Webber

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