The Paul and Daisy Schuneman Scholarship Fund awarded $15,000 in grants to 10 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and trade school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Mr. and Mrs. Schuneman established the Scholarship Fund to assist graduates of USD 415 in continuing their education. This is the 16th year for the scholarship and to date 245 grants, totaling $199,600, have been awarded.
Receiving grants this year are: Valerie Binns, University of Kansas School of Medicine; Delaney Koerperich, University of Kansas; Brianna Martinson, Washburn University; Brynn Wright, University of Kansas; Mary Rosa, Iowa State University; Hunter Pavlish, Peru State College; Elizabeth Kettler, Creighton University; Sydney Campbell, University of Kansas; Reagan Riley, Kansas State University; Eva Peters, Kansas State Univeristy.
The Paul and Daisy Schuneman Scholarship provides financial assistance available to graduates of Hiawatha USD 415 who meet minimum requirements and demonstrate a strong academic performance with a priority in the fields of Health Care, Education or the Technical Trades.