OA Hosts Incoming Freshman Scholarship Banquet

OA Hosts Incoming Freshman Scholarship Banquet

first_imgOldenburg, In. — Oldenburg Academy honored the Class of 2022 Freshman Scholarship Recipients on Wednesday, April 11, in the OA Gym.  OA President, Diane H. Laake welcomed the 26 recipients, their families, and distinguished benefactors to the ceremony and assisted with the presentations of the scholarships.Sr. Marjorie Jeanne Niemer, OSF, presented the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Scholarship to Logan Sydzyik for achieving the highest score on the OA Placement Test.  Logan attends Sunman-Dearborn Middle School and is the son of Don Sydzyik and Laurie Sydzyik.  Logan also received the Herb and June Moenter Music Scholarship presented by Mr. Keith Moenter and Mrs. Brenda Moenter- Moorman.Ms. Brenda Meyer presented the Connie Prickel Metz ’51 Scholarship to Eli Lamping.  Eli attends Batesville Middle School and is the son of Amanda Lamping and Josh Lamping.Mr. Dale Werner and Philip Werner presented the Becky Orschell Werner Scholarship to Augustus Harlow.  Augustus attends St. Mary School in Greensburg and is the son of Tracey Harlow and Rex Harlow.  Augustus also received a Presidential Scholarship.Mrs. Dottie Hoff presented the Cleophas William and Mary Elizabeth Moll Tebbe Scholarship, on behalf of Rev. Francis S. Tebbe, O.F.M., to Griffin Pitzer and Spencer Mack.  Griffin attends St. John the Baptist School in Harrison, OH and is the son of Greg and Melissa Pitzer.  Spencer attends St. Louis School in Batesville and is the son of Pete and Deb Mack.Mr. Jim Bruns presented the Holly Ann Bruns ’74 Memorial Scholarship to Lillian Eldridge, Greg Kline, Frank Moorman, and Jenna Kohrman.  Lillian attends North Decatur Junior High School in Greensburg and is the daughter of Matt and Penny Eldridge.  Greg attends St. Nicholas School in Sunman and is the son of Bryan and Marie Kline.  Frank attends Batesville Middle School and is the son of Dale and Tara Moorman. Jenna attends St. Mary School in Greensburg and is the daughter of Rick and Deb Kohrman.Ms. Diane H. Laake presented the following memorial scholarships on behalf of their families and benefactors.The Maria Duerr DeJaco ’48 Scholarship was presented to Emma Back of St. Michael School in Brookville. Emma is the daughter of David and Melanie Back.The Brenda S. Vogelsang ’84 Academic Achievement in Science Scholarship was presented to Isabelle Hornbach of Sunman-Dearborn Middle School.  Isabelle is the daughter of Doug and Bridget Hornbach.The Mildred J. Hillenbrand Scholarship was presented to Brett Wagner of Batesville Middle School.  Brett is the son of Andrea Ferkinhoff and William Wagner.The Judith Heinlein Class of 1958 Scholarship was presented to Annalise Hudepohl of St. Nicholas School in Sunman. Annalise is the daughter Andrew and Angela Hudepohl.The William A. and Martha H. Hillenbrand Scholarship was presented to Joseph Suttmann and Elizabeth Gigrich.  Joseph and Elizabeth attend St. Louis School.  Joseph is the son of Michael and Anne Suttmann. Elizabeth is the daughter of Todd and Susan Gigrich.The James E. Fritsch Scholarship was presented to Abe Streator.  Abe attends St. Louis School and is the son of Randy and Amy Streator.  Abe also received a Presidential Scholarship.Mr. Brian McFee, OA Principal, presented the following academic achievement scholarships to the Class of 2022.  These scholarships were based on the students scores on the OA Placement Test and achievements the subject areas.The Academic Achievement High School Placement Test Scholarships were presented to Elijah Waggoner of St. Michael School in Brookville and Kathryn Voegele of St. Louis School.  Eli is the son of Jeff and Brenda-Wilhelm Waggoner.  Kathryn is the daughter of Robert and Angela Voegele.Presidential Scholarships were presented to the following students.  Amelia Austin attends St. Louis School and is the daughter of Dr. Trent and Carla Austin. Elizabeth Cornett attends St. Louis School and is the daughter of Kevin and Tanner Cornett.  Kate Walke attends Batesville Middle School and is the daughter of James Walke and Tara Walke.The Academic Achievement in Math was presented to Joshua Newman of Greendale Middle School.  Josh also received a Presidential Scholarships.  He is the son of Kipp and Cindy Newman.The Academic Achievement in English was presented to Caleb Lehman of St. Louis School.  Caleb also received a Presidential Scholarship. He is the son of Chris and Jennifer Lehman.The Academic Achievement in Art was presented to Annabelle Kuhlmann of St. Lawrence School in Lawrenceburg.  Annabelle is the daughter Scott and Ashlee Kuhlmann.“OA is very grateful to the many families and individuals who have established and continue to support named scholarships that honor the life and legacy of someone who has been positively impacted by the Academy.  This helps to ensure that these incoming freshmen will all have the same opportunities for academic challenge, creative expression in the fine/performing arts, and a deepening of their faith found here at OA,” commented Ms. Laake.“The Freshman Scholarship ceremony was a great success, providing scholarships to the best and brightest students around!  These opportunities established allow students of all backgrounds to attend the Academy and receive an excellent Catholic education with a rich tradition,” commented Mr. McFee.last_img

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