Fond du Lac, Wis.-based National Exchange Bank & Trust awarded 10 scholarships this year to children of employees.
The students were judged on financial need, academic achievement, school involvement, work experience and other community-based factors. The scholarships, awarded in partnership with the Fond du Lac Area Foundation, are awarded annually to sons and daughters of active employees. Renewable scholarships are given for $4,000 per year for a baccalaureate degree and $3,000 annually for a technical college degree.
Scholarship recipients included:
- Maggie Bartelt, the daughter of loan officer Kevin Bartelt. Maggie plans to attend Winona State University, Minn., where she will major in social work and early childhood education.
- Elizabeth Hayes, the daughter of VP of lending Jeff Hayes. Elizabeth attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majors in communication science and disorders.
- Kadin Jimenez, the son of Desi Jimenez, assistant vice president of operations and project management. Kadin plans to attend the University of Wisconsin and major in supply chain management or marketing.
- Levi Kesler, the son of Shannan Kesler, team leader of customer service at the Elkhart Lake office. Levi plans to major in sports management at Lakeland University, Plymouth, Wis.
- Jacob Mader, the son of Danielle Mader, a commercial loan renewal processor. Jacob will attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where he plans to major in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in aerospace.
- Savannah Manthey, the daughter of Amanda Manthey, a customer service representative. Savannah will attend the University of Iowa, Iowa City, to major in pre-physical therapy.
- David and Nathan Mueller, the sons of Isaac Mueller, assistant vice president of commercial lending. David attends the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he majors in sports management. Nathan will attend the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee this fall.
- Kate Paltz, the daughter of Lisa Paltz, an operations officer for the business services group. Kate will continue majoring in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Following college, she will work toward her master’s in clinical psychology.
- William Riedeman, the son of Jenni Riedeman, a financial adviser. William plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where he will major in engineering and minor in agriculture and industrial engineering technology.