Local residents recognized at Upper Iowa University 2014 Honors and Awards Banquet Print
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Written by Monica Bayer Heaton   
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 14:49

FAYETTE, IA (04/22/2014)(readMedia)-- Upper Iowa University recently held its 29th annual Scholarships and Awards Recognition Banquet and awarded 122 scholarships to students across the University. Of those, 98 scholarships were bestowed on UIU students attending classes in Fayette and another 24 were awarded to students who take courses through other UIU locations. Several local recipients were selected for recognition by the UIU Honors and Awards Committee. The following local residents were recipients of an award:

Abbie Moellenbeck of Calamus, IA, received Margaret Share Kerfoot Scholarship. Established in memory of Margaret Share Kerfoot by her son, Harold L. Kerfoot, class of 1924, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student of outstanding character and who has an academic record for the freshman year among the top five percent.

Laurie Kruse of Clinton, IA, received Michael David Selgelid Memorial Scholarship. In memory of their son, Michael David, Dr. and Mrs. O. C. Selgelid established this scholarship with funds raised through the efforts of their friends and Doc Dorman's "Old Time Peacocks." Dr. Selgelid, class of 1931 and an organizer of Doc Dorman's Old Time Peacocks, was also a former Upper Iowa University Trustee.

Traci Schmidt of Blue Grass, IA, received Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship. This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Photos of the recipients can be downloaded from the UIU Flickr site here. A complete list of all the recipients can be found here.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students-nationally and internationally-at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree programs. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.

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