Silver Bay scholarships announcedIt's scholarship season, and dozens of area students are the recipients of a variety of awards.
By: Lake County News-Chronicle, Lake County News Chronicle
Chad Smuk of William Kelly High School in Silver Bay (pictured) recently received the Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce’s ninth-grade scholarship award along with Roger Koster, dean of students, and Joe Nicklay, principal in Silver bay. Chad is the son of Bob and Beth Smuk.
The chamber has been awarding the scholarships since 1991 with an intention to encourage students to begin planning for their education beyond high school. Selection takes into account community involvement and leadership as well as scholastic achievement.
Other scholarships and awards received by seniors in Silver Bay include:
-Edgar & Delores Baseman Award: Kathryn Geissler .
-Dr. Joseph Bloom Scholarship: Nicole Babbitt.
-Blue Line Club Scholarship: Nikki Mealey, Warren Carter .
-Pat and J. William Bryant Health Science Scholarship: Ruslan Loeffler.
-Cleveland-Cliffs Scholarship: Annelyse Harrison, Ryan Blood.
-Cove Point Lodge Scholarship: Annelyse Harrison, Nikki Mealey.
-Dr. and Mrs. E.W. Davis Science’s Award: Nicole Babbitt.
-Education Lake Superior Scholarship: Nikki Mealey, Ryan DeShaw.
-Millie Engebretson Memorial Scholarship: Nikki Mealey.
-Herb Gosnell Jr. Humanities Award: Annelyse Harrison.
-Robert Hermans Harbortown Rotary Club Scholarship: Nicole Babbitt.
-Mr. and Mrs. William M. Kelley Memorial Scholarship: Nikki Mealey.
-Knights of Columbus Award: Jessalyn Rowlee.
-E.C. Lampman Math Award: Nicole Babbitt
-Patricia and Martin Lorntson Fine Arts Scholarship: Annelyse Harrison.
-Richard and Muriel Lynch Memorial Scholarship: Nicole Babbitt.
-Masonic Lodge Scholarship: Warren Carter.
-Minnesota Power Community Involvement Scholarship: Nikki Mealey.
-North Shore Federal Credit Union (Russell C. Ege Memorial) Scholarship: Nikki Mealey.
-Frank Rukavina Memorial Award: Ryan DeShaw.
-Westholm Memorial Scholarship (Co-op Light & Power): Annelyse Harrison, Ruslan Loeffler.
-Ann Wood Community Education Scholarship: Amanda Warzecha.
-Zinter Science and Math Scholarship, Physics Award: Nikki Mealey.
-President’s Award for Educational Excellence: Nicole Babbitt, Annelyse Harrison.
-The College of Saint Scholastica Benedictine Scholarship: Natalie Krynski, Nikki Mealey, Ruslan Loeffler.
-Alumni Referral Scholarship, Catholic Student Referral Scholarship; The Marguerite Gilmore Scholarship; Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce Ninth-Grade Scholarship: Nikki Mealy.
-Hibbing Community College; The Twin City Iron Rangers Association Scholarship: Annelyse Harrison.
-The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising; Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: Amanda Warzecha.