The Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay has awarded $28,300 in scholarships to 2018 graduates of Door County high schools. Seventeen graduating seniors were awarded scholarships in recognition of their volunteer, personal, and academic achievements.
The Service Above Self Academic Scholarship is presented to outstanding students who successfully enroll in post-secondary education at a four-year college or university. Recipients are Sarah Kifer and Mackenzie Straub of Gibraltar High School; Jillian Jorns of Sevastopol High School; Austin Vandertie and Jennifer Vandertie of Southern Door High School; Allison Alberts, Nathan LeRoy, Sara Pabich and Connor Sannito of Sturgeon Bay High School. Nathan Ewaskowitz of Gibraltar High School and Jared Baudhuin of Southern Door High School were selected as alternates.
The Rising to the Challenge Academic Scholarship is presented to outstanding students enrolling in post-secondary education at a two or four-year institution. Recipients are Collin Duffy of Gibraltar High School and Bennett Rabach of Sevastopol High School.
The Robert Muckian Service Above Self Vocational Scholarship, presented to outstanding students pursuing a vocational degree at a technical college, was awarded to Mercedes Zayac of Gibraltar High School; Luke Bieri of Sevastopol High School; Phoebe Kennedy, Nathan Lenius, and Kimberly Letter of Southern Door High School; Jacob Lefeber of Sturgeon Bay High School; and Bradley Jordan of Washington Island High School.
In addition to these scholarship awards, 29 high school seniors were honored with a Rotary Vocational Award, recognizing their exceptional aptitude and work ethic in vocational fields of study.