2017-06-15 / Life in Leelanau

Scholarships top $100,000 at G-L

Awards from $250 to $5,000; all heartfelt


THE GLEN Lake Woman’s Club (GLWC) awarded six $2,000 scholarships to Glen Lake graduates. Pictured from left are Lydia Drzewiecki, Abraham Gutzka, Hannah Brown, Lucy Teubner, Hannah Wright, Brook Harris, GLWC president scholarship chair Janice Freeman and Northern Michigan College Foundation board member Timothy Young. THE GLEN Lake Woman’s Club (GLWC) awarded six $2,000 scholarships to Glen Lake graduates. Pictured from left are Lydia Drzewiecki, Abraham Gutzka, Hannah Brown, Lucy Teubner, Hannah Wright, Brook Harris, GLWC president scholarship chair Janice Freeman and Northern Michigan College Foundation board member Timothy Young. More than $100,000 in scholarships were presented recently to members of Glen Lake Community School’s graduating seniors.

Following is a list of scholarships awarded and their recipients:

 Sarah Dunn Johnson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — Oscar Okerlund.

 Matthew R. Pleva Memorial Scholarship ($500) — Olivia Jones.

 Glen Lake Woman’s Club Jeanine Wessinger Dean Scholarship ($2,000) — Abraham Gutzka.

 Glen Lake Woman’s Club Scholarship ($1,000) — Hannah Wright, Brooke Harris and Hannah Brown; ($500) Lucy Teubner.


THE GLEN Arbor Women’s Club (GAWC) awarded scholarships to seven Glen Lake seniors. Pictured from left are Jacob Palmer, Glen Bredin, Sarah Carney, Mike Skipski, Annie Lively, Cathy Daniel, Oscar Okerlund and GAWC president Judi Jacobs. THE GLEN Arbor Women’s Club (GAWC) awarded scholarships to seven Glen Lake seniors. Pictured from left are Jacob Palmer, Glen Bredin, Sarah Carney, Mike Skipski, Annie Lively, Cathy Daniel, Oscar Okerlund and GAWC president Judi Jacobs.  Glen Lake Woman’s Club Northwestern Michigan College Endowment Scholarship ($1,000) — Lydia Drzewiecki.

 Glen Arbor Women’s Club Scholarship ($1,000 in memory of Barbara Munson)— Jacob Palmer; ($2,500) Glen Bredin, Sarah Carney and Mike Skipski; ($1,500) Annie Lively and Okerlund; ($1,000) Catherine Daniel.

 Glen Lake Parent-Teacher Organization Scholarship ($500) — Jacob Penny and Jared Peplinski ($250) Grace Daniels, Drzewiecki and Keaton Mikowski.

 Laker Heart Scholarship — Glen Lake Foundation ($1,500) — Gutzka and Daniel.

 Cedar/Maple City Lion’s Club Scholarships ($500) — Jacob Niergarth and Jared Peplinski.

 Cedar/Maple City Lion’s Club Trades Scholarship ($500) — Edward Pleva.

 Career Tech Center Academic Scholarship ($500) — Jones, Okerlund, Bredin and Sierra Klein.

 Career Tech Center Leadership Scholarship ($2,000) — Bredin; ($1,000) Palmer.

 True Laker Scholarship ($1,000) — Payton Carpenter.

 Glen Lake Federation of Teachers ($500) — Brown.

 Melissa Dempsey Memorial Scholarship ($650) — Harris.

 Roy Taghon Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — Carney.

 Empire Lion’s Club Scholarship ($500) — Brandon Cox, Nichole Cox, Penny, Garrett Gartdner and Alexis Ristow.

 Suttons Bay Conservation League Scholarship ($1,000) — Bredin.

 Ed & Irene Fleis Education Fund Scholarship ($1,000) — Pleva, Ina VanerWerff, Lilianna Kaastra, Drzewiecki, Mikowski and Gutzka.

 Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce ($1,000) — Bunek, Pleva, Kaastra, Bredin, Daniel, Daniels, Shelby Charlton, Drzewiecki, Skipski and Lively.

 Ella Noonan Scholarship ($500) — Mikowski.

 Logan McDonough Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — Joshua Zientek, Austin Anger and Mikwoski.

 Cedar Chamber of Commerce ($1,500) — Pleva, Angers, Drzwiecki and Wesley Peplinski; ($500) Skipski, Wright and Bunek.

 Trailblazer Scholarship ($5,000 renewable) — Casey Moore.

 Leelanau County Prospector’s Club ($1,500) — Skipski (in memory of Glen Noonan) and Bredin.

 Traverse City Track Club Scholarship ($1,500) — Carney.

 Traverse City Junior Golf Association (Jonkhoff Family) Scholarship ($1,000) — Nichole Cox.

 Carl and Lois Mowbray Entrepreneurial Scholarship ($750)— Palmer.

 Kristin A. Hubley Nursing Scholarship ($750)— Shelby Charlton.

 Robert C. Hubley Accounting Scholarship ($750) — Kaastra.

 Sindy Vertel Memorial Scholarship ( $500) — Jones.

 Kenneth and Mary Lou Hughes Memorial Scholarship ($3,500) — Bredin.

 Joey Courson Memorial Boonedocks Scholarship ($500) — Jared Jackson and Thomas Kendall III.

 Grace McNeil Memorial Boonedocks Scholarship ($1,000) — Lively.

 Eric Knoll Memorial Boonedocks Scholarship ($500) — Kaastra nad Skipski.

 Drake Hendershot Memorial Boonedocks Scholarship ($1,000) — Gardener.

 State Savings Bank Scholarship ($500) — Kendall.

 Anderson’s Market Scholarship ($1,000) — James Wilinski.

 Jean Dean Memorial Scholarship ($400) — Hope Rahn.

 Chief John R. De Puy Scholarship ($500) — Ryan Nadlicki.

 Pauline Pardee Baccauaureate Degree Scholarship ($2,000)‚ Stephanie Purifoy and Palmer.

 Pauline Pardee Technical Education Scholarship ($1,000) — Kory Onthank, Sunny Charpentier, Sage Deemer and Klein.

 James V. Dorsey Memorial Scholarship ($700) — Carpenter.

 Dr. Alonzo Norconk Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — Bunek.

 Jack Rader/Tom Schmidt/Jack Wilcox Memorial Scholarship ($700) — Wesley Peplinski.

 Norman and Mary Welch Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — VanderWerff, Lavern Dreves and Mikowski.

 Bates. Carlson Scholarship ($500) — Peter Macke.

 Ron Polakowski Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) — Daniels.

 Northwestern Michigan College Commitment Scholarship — Mikowski, Rahn, Skipski, Kori Weatherholt and Tristen Witkowski.

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