Meet the Green Bay Area Branch 2014-15 Scholarship Winners
Lives in Green Bay with her husband and two sons, one of whom is a freshman in college. Kim will graduate in May of 2015 with an associate degree in Protype and Design. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA and also works part-time at Target. Kim decided to go back to college after attending a technology fair with her son who at that time was looking at schools. Prior to that she and her husband ran a business.
Nicole is attending Bellin College for nursing, while being married, working as a telemetry tech at St Mary’s Hospital and carrying for a 3 year old. Nicole also volunteers at a homeless shelter in Green Bay. The scholarship is very important to Mary and her husband, Cole, because he was injured during one of his tours in Iraq.
Sam is single and a Jr at UWGB majoring as a medical lab technician. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA and has received numerous honors and awards for her hard work. Her inspiration comes from her sister who was diagnosed with cancer during her childhood. Sam volunteers at several places including Habitat for Humanity and the Emergency Shelter in Appleton.
Local Scholarship Recipients Quotes
“Thank you so much for the $1,000 scholarship you awarded to me. You have given me the opportunity to complete a course of study at Bellin College that will benefit my family and my community as a whole, as well as allowing me a personal sense of accomplishment. I will endeavor to be the best I can be in the nursing profession. I will be graduating in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Your help toward my education has made a difference for my family and for me personally.”Joy 2010
“Your organization has made it possible for me and many other women in my situation to return to school. For this I’m forever thankful!” Judy 1993
“Thanks you for the part you played in making me and my family successful. I have found a profession that allows me to help others succeed. I am grateful for the support from AAUW that allowed me to complete my education and to be a role model for my children, who have grown into productive, happy adults. I will never forget that someone believed in me and cared enough to help me achieve my dreams”. Kathi 1987
Your scholarship “helped me toward my degree and towards fulfilling the dream of being a teacher. I am very happy in my occupation and also quite willing to help other women pursue their goals/dreams”. Kathleen 1987
“That particular semester was very difficult for my family and holds bittersweet memories for me. However, the experiences of that semester played- and continue to play- an integral role in my career”. Mary, 1991
“This scholarship is such a great help for me to get through the last semester of school. Your generosity is just one way that shows how great of an organization AAUW is”. MaryJo, 2009
Annette, 1995 Recipient: Graduated in 1996 with a degree in Public Administration. Now is running a not-for-profit financial services company.
Kathy, 1996 Recipient: Graduated from UWGB in 1997. Now is the Clinic Director – Nicolet Medical and Dental Clinic.
Trudy 1995 Recipient: Graduated with a bachelor’s degree, then received a Master’s degree from St. Scholastica University in Duluth, MN and completed the Professional Development Certificate through UWGB. Now is a fourth grade teacher at Manitowoc Public Schools.
Kathleen, 1987 Recipient: Graduated 1988 with a degree in Human Development (elementary education) and a minor in American Indian Studies. Now is a teacher in Bowler School District.
Lori, 2001 Recipient: Graduated in 2002 with high honors. Now is a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in the post-surgical ward.