The 2012 recipients of the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Scholarship will be announced on Tuesday, June 12 th, 2012. The scholarship was first awarded to 1998 graduates of Pleasant Valley High School. (Carl’s intended year of graduation) In 2002, it was extended to graduates of Bettendorf High School. The scholarship is given to a student with at least a 2.3 grade point average who exemplifies Carl’s spirit through participation in a variety of school, community and church-related activities. Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee in each school.
Funding for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Scholarship is generated from proceeds from the annual Labor Day Run with Carl held in Bettendorf, IA.
Anna Fry, Bettendorf High School, attending University of St. Thomas
Allison Witters, Pleasant Valley High School, attending Iowa State University
What: 2012 Carl D. Schillig Memorial Scholarship Recipients
When: Tuesday, June 13th Noon
Where: Fortune Garden, 2211 Kimberly Road, Bettendorf, IA
About the Run with Carl: Begun in 1995, the annual Labor Day "Run with Carl" is the primary funding vehicle for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Fund. The 18th Annual Bettendorf Rotary’s Run with Carl is held on Labor Day Monday September Third 7:30 a.m. Join in the in the ½ mile or 1-mile fun run, 5K run walk or 5-mile run. Sign up online at runwithcarl.com. When you register by August 1st you’ll be entered to win a bike from Healthy Habits. Sponsored by Hamilton Technical College, Trinity Regional Health Systems, and United Healthcare. Major media sponsors include Mediacom, Quad City Times, and STAR 93.5.
About Carl D. Schillig: Carl Schillig, a student at Pleasant Valley High School, was 15 years old when he died in a car-pedestrian accident while participating in the Civil War Reenactment at the Village of East Davenport, Sept. 17, 1994. Carl was active in numerous school, community and church activities. The memorial fund was established by Carl’s family to perpetuate his memory and enthusiasm for life by providing college scholarships to graduates of Pleasant Valley. The first scholarship was awarded in 1998. In 2002, the scholarship award was extended to include graduates of Bettendorf High School