Recent Scholarship Recipients

Education paves the way for continued growth and improvement. By investing in scholarships for our youth, we are investing in a better future for our community. Thanks to all the generous donors that make this possible!

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Adam Murphy Scholarship
Lucas Thibault, $2,000

Bethany Lutheran Church Scholarship
Jacob Johnston, $500
Benjamin Walunas, $500
Tamberly Williams, $500

Craig L. Rasmussen Memorial Scholarship
Azlyn Hoggs, $8,000
Magdalyn Hubbard, $8,000
Danielle Tutak, $5,000

Dr. Charles A. Paukstis Scholarship
Dylan Eaton, $2,000

Emily & Frank Smiddy Scholarship
Eli Shoup, $40,000

Epworth Fund for Ludington Scholarship
Jacob Johnston, $8,000
Lauren Knizacky, $8,000
Benjamin Walunas, $8,000

Everett J. Liebetreu Scholarship
Lauren Knizacky, $2,000

George Dila Memorial Scholarship
Bella Gasaway, $5,000
Zoe Voss, $5,000

Hamlin Lake Preservation Society Fund
Shelby Stakenas, $1,000
Lucas Thibault, $1,000

Joe Lancour Memorial Scholarship
Audra Shoop, $1,000
Zoe Voss, $1,000

Lee Shipman Engineering Scholarship
Zachery Negel, $5,500

Lee Shipman WSCC Scholarship
Madisyn Wysong, $1,500

LHS Class of ’59 Scholarship
Madisyn Wysong, $1,300
Keese Villarreal, $1,300

Ludington Education Association Scholarship
Peyton LaCombe, $1,000

Margaret M. Lederle Ludington Area School District Scholarship
Alana Calhoun, $8,000
Benjamin Walunas, $8,000

Mason-Oceana-Manistee Board of Realtors Scholarship
Calli Ronning, $500
Maci Hayes, $500
Aurora Bowman, $500

Merry E. Petersen Scholarship
Emily Hilyard, $500

Michael & Rebecca Magee Scholarship
Kasey Wallace, $1,000

Miller Family Scholarship
Analisa Smith, $1,000

Noble Arent Memorial Scholarship
Taylor Eldon, $500

Oriole Foundation Scholarship
Brynn Cole, $1,000
Alexandra Grillo, $1,000
Tamberly Williams, $1,000

Richard & Helen Daron Scholarship
Nikolai Kehrer, $1,500

Rick & Mary Ann Randall Scholarship
Abigail Bandstra, $1,000
Madeline Cooper, $1,000
Sydney Gage, $1,000
Kendra Gilchrist, $1,000
Hannah Knizacky, $1,000
Gavin Mitchell, $1,000
Isaac Morgan, $1,000

Robert J. & Norma E. Bazzett Scholarship
Sawyer Phillips, $3,000
Angel Lopez, $3,000

Rotary Club of Ludington Scholarship
Alana Calhoun, $2,000
Bella Gasaway, $1,000
Matthew Snyder, $1,000

Thomas Thompson Family Scholarship
Jacob Johnston, $2,000
Benjamin Walunas, $2,000

Virginia Scott Memorial Scholarship
Thalila Salazar, $500

West Shore Community College Foundation Scholarship
Taylor Eldon, $1,000
Alexandra Grillo, $800
Kelly McPike, $1,000
Anna Reister, $1,000
Morgan Sanocki, $1,000

Questions about our scholarship program? Call Andrea Large, executive director at 231.845.0326 or Diana Giles, Community Foundation for Muskegon County scholarship coordinator at 231.332.4104.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

Our scholarship application period opens in early October. All applications must be submitted by Feb. 1 via Submittable.

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Available Scholarships

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