Students Awarded Scholarships Through Beatrice Educational Foundation

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Educational Foundation announced Beatrice High School student scholarship recipients, Sunday.  A ceremony was held at the Beatrice High School Commons area, with several students receiving at least one of over forty scholarships announced, ranging from $100 up to $7,000.

The foundation’s Kay McKinzie says selecting the recipients was an especially difficult job this year because of the high level of performance and qualifications, by students.

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Interest from the Beatrice Educational Foundation’s $1.9 million in assets, provides the scholarships.  Several families over the years have endowed scholarships that are given on an annual basis.  

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The top scholarships…the Francis Fellwock Reed Scholarships totaling $7,000 each, went to two students….Tessa Hoffman and Evan Sueper.  Fred and Virginia Vette scholarships, totaling $6,000 each, went to five students…..Dillon Damme, Colton Gronewold, Nathan Lancaster, Jamison Theye and Graham Southwick.

The Beatrice Educational Foundation is in its 31st year.

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