The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation College Scholarship Program awarded a total of 20 non-renewable, $2,000 college scholarships to first-time, full-time students planning to attend an accredited community college, trade school, technical college, or university.
The scholarships are funded by (member contributions to) the Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation. Dupaco awards ten $2,000 scholarships to students who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university and ten $2,000 scholarships to students planning to attend an accredited community college, trade school or technical college for a degree or certificate.
Scholarship applications were judged on scholastic standing, extracurricular activities, financial need, and a creative piece.
Congratulations to the following 2021 scholarship recipients:
Sydney Benson, Galena, IL; Nathan Donovan, Hazel Green, WI; Emily Failmezger, Peosta, IA; Olivia Fessler, Dubuque, IA; Vanessa Gaul, Dyersville, IA; Sophia Hefel, Dubuque, IA; Grace Heft, Swisher, IA; Makenna Hoffman, Carroll, IA; Lily Jochum, Dubuque, IA; Nicole Johnson, Galena, IL; Tyson Morrissey, Shullsburg, WI; Braelyn Mowry, Platteville, WI; Olivia Reinert, Dubuque, IA; Lauren Riggle, Amana, IA; Quiana Sabers, Durango, IA; Natalie Schloss, Winthrop, IA; Mary Scott, Galena, IL; Anna Spahn, Dubuque, IA; Jarumi Vazquez, Dubuque, IA; and Maya Wachter, Dubuque, IA.
Dupaco recognizes that education is the path to a sustainable financial future. By providing needed financial aid to college-bound students, the scholarship program helps them realize their potential, according to Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation board member Bob Hoefer.