Students from the area receive UW-Stout scholarships

MENOMONIE — Scholarships valued at more than $580,000 were awarded to 303 UW-Stout students this year through the Stout University Foundation at a reception on campus Sept. 13. Many of the scholarship donors personally presented the awards.

Samantha Albricht of Colfax, Wis., received Ann Baggett Beaster Endowed Scholarship and Otto Nitz Endowed Scholarship. Albricht is majoring in Early Childhood Education.

Nathan McMahon of Colfax, Wis., received Charles and Carolyn Blain Mowbray Endowed Scholarship. McMahon is majoring in Manufacturing Engineering.

Parker Scharlau of Colfax, Wis., received Multicultural Student Scholarship. Scharlau is majoring in Engineering Technology.

Matthew Schneider of Colfax, Wis., received Charles and Carolyn Blain Mowbray Endowed Scholarship. Schneider is majoring in Computer Engineering.

Established in 1962, the Stout University Foundation Scholarship Program has helped more than 7,400 students receive a college education. Through the financial support of alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the university the program has awarded more than $9.5 million.

UW-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, is a special mission university in the UW System. The university has a long-standing reputation of serving business, industry, education and the helping professions through its specialized educational programs.