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Students from the area receive scholarships from UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — Scholarships valued at more than $675,000 were awarded to 375 University of Wisconsin-Stout students this year through the Stout University Foundation at a reception on campus Sept. 11. Many of the scholarship donors and members of the board of directors personally presented the awards.

Matthew Schneider of Colfax received the Charles and Carolyn Blain Mowbray Endowed Scholarship. Schneider is majoring in computer engineering.

Ryan Curtis of Glenwood City, received the Wisconsin License Plate Scholarship. Curtis is majoring in game design and development.

Kori Klaustermeier of Boyceville received the Philip H. McGuirk Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Scholarship; Daniel M. Schedler Memorial Scholarship. Klaustermeier is majoring in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.

Established in 1962, the Stout University Foundation Scholarship Program has helped more than 8,000 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 $10 million over the years.