Door County Community Foundation Announces 2015 – 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The Door County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that over $34,000 in scholarships has been awarded to Door County students pursuing a post-secondary education.  Applications for these and more than one hundred additional scholarship opportunities can be found by visiting the Door County Scholarship Network website at The Scholarship Network website links students to hundreds of thousands of available scholarship dollars.

Congratulations to these 2015 – 2016 Door County scholarship recipients:

John Bobb Memorial Fund – United Methodist Church
Amanda Warwick, Sturgeon Bay, $250
Parent: Melissa Warwick

 John Bobb Memorial Fund – Sevastopol High School
Amanda Henschel, Sturgeon Bay, $250
Parents: Cliff & Christine Henschel

Bill & Yvonne Boettcher Golf Scholarship Fund
Richard Hauser Jr., Sturgeon Bay, $1,500
Parents: Richard & Carrie Hauser

Lawrence Woldt, Sturgeon Bay, $1,500
Parents: Charles & Janel Woldt

Carol Counard Scholarship Fund
Makenna Ash, Ellison Bay, $1,000
Parents: Christian & Carol Ash

Oliver Hansen, Washington Island, $1,000
Parents:  Jens Hansen & Joan Hansen

Lillian McDonald, Washington Island, $1,000
Parents: Jeffrey & Paula McDonald

Samantha Spohn, Sturgeon Bay, $1,000
Parents: Steven & Lynne Tipler

Door Property Owners Scholarship Fund
Makenna Ash, Ellison Bay, $1,000
Parents: Christian & Carol Ash

Da Vinci Scholarship Fund
Yader Ortiz, Sturgeon Bay, $1,000
Parents: Yader Ortiz & Maria Farias

Stanley Greene Memorial Scholarship Fund
Haley Herbst, Sturgeon Bay, $1,000
Parents: Mike & Penny Herbst

Chelsea Lauder, Sturgeon Bay, $1,000
Parents: Bob & Shannon Lauder

Cassidy Van Gheem, Sturgeon Bay, $500
Parents: Randy & Chrystal Van Gheem

Johnny G. Scholarship Fund
Oliver Hansen, Washington Island, $1,500
Parents: Jens Hansen & Joan Hansen

Shelby Kahr, Ellison Bay, $1,500
Parents: Mike Kahr & Jayne Harding

Orville F. Kay Scholarship Fund
Abby Baranczyk, Sturgeon Bay, $5,000
Parents: Robert & Jean Baranczyk

Alyssa Dantoin, Brussels, $5,000
Parents: Greg & Sherri Dantoin

Kelsey Pavlik, Sturgeon Bay, $5,000
Parents: David & Barbara Pavlik

Virginia Muckian Schneider Memorial Scholarship Fund
Olivia Toerpe, Baileys Harbor, $1,500
Parents: Thomas & Kathleen Toerpe

Robert C. Solomon Memorial Scholarship Fund
Timothy Dahl, Sturgeon Bay, $1,000
Parents: Cory & Darla Dahl

Robert J. Stoffel Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ashley Kinnard-Carstens, Sturgeon Bay, $1,500
Parents: Robert Carstens & Jessica Ebel

Sue Todey & Jerry Whitehouse Fund
Madeline Jilot, Sturgeon Bay, $500
Parents: Brian Jilot & Tracy Nelson

The Door County Scholarship Network is a program of the Door County Community Foundation, Inc.  The mission of the Scholarship Network is to streamline the scholarship search and application process so that more people have an opportunity to continue their education after completing high school.  The Scholarship Network is governed by a Board of Advisors comprised of representatives from scholarship programs and schools that serve Door County.

The Scholarship Network website is the most comprehensive source for local scholarship information for students from Door County, Wisconsin. Students of any age who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree, bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, or a technical certificate, are encouraged to utilize the Door County Scholarship Network website to begin their search for scholarship assistance.

To learn more about the Door County Scholarship Network or donate to an existing scholarship fund, please call (920) 746-1786 or visit,

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County.  The Foundation was launched in 1999 and currently administers more than $15 million in charitable assets.


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