Twenty-nine students were awarded 33 scholarships by Jamestown Dollars for Scholars (JDFS), a program of Scholarship America, at the Jamestown High School Awards Ceremony on May 22. JDFS awarded the following new scholarships for 2019: Chesterman Communications Scholarship, Olive B. Haitsch Scholarship,; Leonard Haitsch Scholarship, Wicklund/Shurr/JDFS Scholarship and Wildcat Way (Gussner Elementary alumni) Scholarship.
The scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of academic achievement and community involvement, including volunteer activity, with consideration given to student financial need.
Scholarships and recipients are as follows:
Aaron Nordstrom Memorial Scholarship: Kylie Mitchell Lipetzky
Chesterman Communications Scholarship: Andrew Haugland
Darin Erstad Scholarship: Courtney Peterson and Mason Walters
Olive B. Haitsch Scholarships: Adreann Johnson and Lydia Ellingson
Leonard Haitsch Scholarship: Dawson Douty
Harold Newman Scholarship: Aaron Kleven
Heil Scholarship: Madelyn Reinarts, MacKenzie Johnson, Laura Levin, Callie Houge, Peyton Rudnick and Abby Kallenbach
James Vondergeest Memorial Scholarship: Benjamin Pfeiffer
Jamestown Dollars for Scholars 1st Generation Scholarship: Tanaya Brahmer
Jamestown Dollars for Scholars Service Scholarship: Millisa Kukowski
JDFS Vocational Scholarship: Shayla Schauer and Noah Ripplinger
Jamestown Educational Association Teacher Education/JDFS Scholarship: Abigail Rang
Jerry Meyer Scholarship: Dawson Douty
Noel Howell FFA Scholarship: Ethan Bowman
Sidney and Alberta Holaday Scholarship for Academic Excellence: Nadia Netolicky
U.S. Army Specialist Paul A. Beyer Memorial Scholarship: Shayla Schauer and Connor Rene
Collins Aerospace Scholarship: Joseph Lauinger and McKenzie Roy
Wicklund/Schurr/JDFS Scholarship: Lindsey Kiecker
Wildcat Way Scholarships: Connor Rene and Breean Hanson
Yatskis/Rockwell Collins Scholarship for Math and Science: Aaron Mack and Paul Vandal
North Dakota Dollars for Scholars Midwest AgEnergy Scholarship: Joseph Lauinger.
Jamestown Dollars for Scholars chapter was formerly known as the Jamestown Public School Foundation which was organized in 1981 as a 501(c)(3).