Kathy L. Schmelzle Academic Scholarship awarded
In 2005, Pat and Patty Schmelzle and family established the Kathy L. Schmelzle Academic Scholarship with the Nemaha County STEP Foundation in memory of their daughter. The Kathy L. Schmelzle Academic Scholarship for $750 is awarded to a graduating senior from Nemaha Central High School who plans to enter a degree program with a major in teacher education.
The 2022 recipient of this scholarship is Savannah Engelken daughter of Chris and Trish Engelken. S. Engelken appreciates the caring, supportive teachers that guided and supported her through life’s challenges. Because of them, she has decided to go into the education field. S. Engelken plans on majoring in Elementary Education at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota this fall. After getting her degree, she plans to teach and then become a counselor after that.