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Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates

Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Lydia Staudt, shown with Wendy and Lenny Luft, was awarded the $1,000 Logan Luft Memorial Scholarship and a $2,500 Dollars for Scholars scholarship at the Dollars for Scholars annual scholarship awards event held Sunday evening. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
By James Grob, [email protected]

Scholarships ranging from $250 to $2500 were awarded to the upcoming graduates from Charles City High School, Carrie Lane High School, Floyd Gospel Lighthouse Academy and area homeschooled students Sunday evening at the Dollars for Scholars award presentation, held at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Charles City High School alum Tim Mitchell presents the keynote address Sunday evening at the annual Dollars for Scholars Awards presented at Trinity United Methodist Church. Press photo James Grob

In all, $44,700 was given away to 48 soon-to-be graduates. Guest speakers at the event included Melanie Johanningmeier, Tim Mitchell and Tad Barry.

Charles City Dollars for Scholars has awarded more than $680,000 in scholarships to over 1,200 students since 1996. The group is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to work with the community to support and recognize the efforts of students pursuing a vocational, technical, associate or bachelor’s degree.

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa is a voice and catalyst for connecting donors, non-profit organizations, professional advisors, community leaders and other partners to inspire charitable giving and improve the quality of life in communities across the state. The foundation partners with Dollars for Scholars to streamline the application and selection process for the scholarships.

Dollars for Scholars Board Members for 2021-22 are Kathy Herrick, Charlie Newman, Kim Wendel, Melanie Johanningmeier, Andy Hintgen, Ammie Joslin, Rachel Page, Eric Mayhew and Julie De Bower. Student advisory members are Ragan Hintgen, Katie Prichard, Zadie Pittman and Nick Williams.

THE SCHOLARSHIPS WERE AWARDED TO:

Aaliyah Schmitt received the $750 Cambrex Scholarship.

Aliyah Ortiola received the $750 Cambrex Scholarship.

Alvia Vance received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Amelia Brown received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Brayton Quade received the $750 Cambrex and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Breanna Anderson received the $500 Charles City Press Scholarship.

Brinn Lahr received the $1,000 Victor and Phyllis Meyer Scholarship.

Calvin Hanson received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Celestino Tamayo received the $500 Lessin Company and $250 Stephen Davidson Memorial scholarships.

Chase Crooks received the $500 L & J Industries and $1,500 Coulson Dollars for Scholars Founders scholarships.

Christian Howe received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Christian Hughes received the $500 CCHS Class of 1979 Scholarship.

Clayton Rand received the $500 Kip and Judy Hauser and $500 Hy-Vee scholarships.

Colton Crooks received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Courtney Stoneburner received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Deven Ignacio-Castillo received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Dillan Ross received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Emma Miller received the $550 First Citizens Bank Staff Scholarship.

Emma Schmiedel received the $500 Zoetis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Gea Calpito received the $750 Stewart Realty and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Griffin Franksain received the $1,000 Charles City Theatre Scholarship.

Hannah Jones received the $1,000 Roland and Pat LaBarge Memorial scholarships.

Hannah Lahner received the $250 Otto’s Oasis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Hunter Sullivan received the $500 First Citizens Bank Scholarship.

Ian Collins received the $500 Olson and Pump CPA and $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Jackson Crook received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Jacob Vais received the $500 Trent Smith Memorial and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Jakob Sindlinger received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Jared Johnson received the $1,000 Rich Wielinski Memorial Scholarship.

Jenna Olerich received the $500 Dr. Val O. Lyons Scholarship.

Jermaine Dizon received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Kaleb Cotton received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Karson Schmidt received the $1,250 Allan Manning Memorial Scholarship.

Kaylee Anderson received the $500 Class of 1969 and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Keaton Schmidtke received the $1,500 Dean Vokes Memorial and $300 Family Community Credit Union scholarships.

Leslie Villagomez-Guerrero received the $500 Floyd County Democrats scholarship.

Lydia Staudt received the $1,000 Logan Luft Memorial and $2,500 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Mario Hoefer received the $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Michellel Jones received the $1,000 Vincent and Jennifer Huegel Scholarship.

Rachel Chambers received the $1,000 Victor and Phyllis Meyer Scholarship.

Rachel Hoffman received the $500 Zoetis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Ragan Hintgen received the $350 Central Park Dentistry, $250 Farm Bureau Financial Services Future Leadership and $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.

Ryan Kvernevig received the $500 Jadon Wulff Memorial Scholarship.

Shemaiah Lara received the $1,000 Dorie Schmarzo Memorial Scholarship.

Shya Simmons received the $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Stephanie Field received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Susanna Gonzalez received the $1,000 Charles City Theatre Scholarship.

Tyrell Baglan received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship.

Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Dollars for Scholars Board Members for 2021-22 are Kathy Herrick, Charlie Newman, Kim Wendel, Melanie Johanningmeier, Andy Hintgen, Ammie Joslin, Rachel Page, Eric Mayhew and Julie De Bower. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Chase Crooks received the $500 L & J Industries and $1,500 Coulson Dollars for Scholars Founders scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Keaton Schmidtke received the $1,500 Dean Vokes Memorial and $300 Family Community Credit Union scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Karson Schmidt received the $1,250 Allan Manning Memorial Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Rachel Hoffman received the $500 Zoetis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Emma Schmiedel received the $500 Zoetis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Hannah Jones received the $1,000 Roland and Pat LaBarge Memorial scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Ragan Hintgen received the $350 Central Park Dentistry, $250 Farm Bureau Financial Services Future Leadership and $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Clayton Rand received the $500 Kip and Judy Hauser and $500 Hy-Vee scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Michellel Jones received the $1,000 Vincent and Jennifer Huegel Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Colton Crooks received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Ian Collins received the $500 Olson and Pump CPA and $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Hannah Lahner received the $250 Otto’s Oasis and $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Christian Howe received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Shemaiah Lara received the $1,000 Dorie Schmarzo Memorial Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Griffin Franksain received the $1,000 Charles City Theatre Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Susanna Gonzalez received the $1,000 Charles City Theatre Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jared Johnson received the $1,000 Rich Wielinski Memorial Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Brinn Lahr received the $1,000 Victor and Phyllis Meyer Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Rachel Chambers received the $1,000 Victor and Phyllis Meyer Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Deven Ignacio-Castillo received the $1,000 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Gea Calpito received the $750 Stewart Realty and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships.
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Brayton Quade received the $750 Cambrex and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Aaliyah Schmitt received the $750 Cambrex Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Aliyah Ortiola received the $750 Cambrex Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Celestino Tamayo received the $500 Lessin Company and $250 Stephen Davidson Memorial scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jacob Vais received the $500 Trent Smith Memorial and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jackson Crook received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Kaleb Cotton received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Courtney Stoneburner received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Alvia Vance received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jakob Sindlinger received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Dillan Ross received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Tyrell Baglan received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jermaine Dizon received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Stephanie Field received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Kaylee Anderson received the $500 Class of 1969 and $250 Dollars for Scholars scholarships. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Amelia Brown received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Calvin Hanson received the $750 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Emma Miller received the $550 First Citizens Bank Staff Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Hunter Sullivan received the $500 First Citizens Bank Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Jenna Olerich received the $500 Dr. Val O. Lyons Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Christian Hughes received the $500 CCHS Class of 1979 Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Shya Simmons received the $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Mario Hoefer received the $500 Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Ryan Kvernevig received the $500 Jadon Wulff Memorial Scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography
Nearly $45,000 in scholarships given to Charles City upcoming graduates
Leslie Villagomez-Guerrero received the $500 Floyd County Democrats scholarship. Photo courtesy Rachel Photography

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