The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa has awarded three scholarships to students in Tama County. These were part of the 220 scholarships valuing more than $200,000 awarded by the Foundation in 2013.
The Betty Clauer Ketter Memorial scholarship was awarded to Emma Knoop, North Tama Community High School. Robert Ketter established the fund in honor of his wife, Betty. As Robert said, "With the establishment of this educational fund, Betty's passion for life will continue in the opportunities given to area students."
The Darrell and Maxine Karr scholarship was awarded to Shannon Stuart, North Tama Community High School. This fund was established to honor the Karr Family and to benefit graduates of North Tama Community High School.
The Marguerite L. Miller scholarship was awarded to Jadelyn Rohach, South Tama County High School.
Scholarship information for 2014 will be updated on the Community Foundation website at www.cfneia.org in December 2013. Scholarships are available for students in fund locations served by the Community Foundation. Applications and instructions for applying can be found on the Community Foundation website. Students should read the instructions carefully to determine eligibility requirements and guidelines for each scholarship. Deadlines for applying will be announced in December 2013.
Each year, the Community Foundation awards scholarships from more than 100 scholarship funds that have been created by generous donors with various charitable goals. Scholarships are awarded based on various criteria, including academic achievement, financial need, and excellence in extra-curricular activities.
For more information on obtaining scholarships through the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, or to learn more about establishing your own fund or giving to one of over 100 existing scholarship funds, contact Tom Wickersham, Program Director, at (319) 287-9106 extension 20 or firstname.lastname@example.org.