Sokaogon Chippewa Community News

SCC Higher Learning Scholarship Recipients

On January 2nd, the Tribal Council and the Education Department announced the SCC Higher Learning Scholarship. The Tribal Council allocated funding for five $2,000 scholarships, and the deadline to apply was last week.
At a duly called to order Tribal Council Meeting held on Thursday, January 23rd, the Council reviewed scholarship applications and essays, and selected these five individuals:

  • Zatrina Vollmer
  • Lyndsey McGeshick
  • Kaylee McGeshick
  • Adam VanZile
  • Joey Tallier
There were 24 applications submitted. The Tribal Council, in an effort to provide financial assistance to all the Tribal Members who applied, unanimously agreed to allocate additional funding of $10,000.
The Council used criteria for funding the additional requests based on residency and prioritized students currently enrolled in college. Based on these and other criteria, the Tribal Council is awarding an additional 11 scholarships of $909.09 each to these individuals:
  • Stacey Buchanan
  • Erin Howerton
  • Alexis Quade
  • Carlie Conley
  • Carson Ackley
  • Breanna Burnett
  • Kellee Gallion
  • Leandra Wohner
  • Morgan Ferguson
  • Feather Wilkins
  • Sonja Knueppel

The Tribal Council thanks everyone for their applications and sends their congratulations to all 16 scholarship recipients.