Hayden Catholic High School Foundation delivers scholarships to 7 high school students
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Seven high school students received post-secondary scholarships from Hayden Catholic High School Foundation to pursue education at the technical or collegiate level.
Hayden Catholic High School Foundation announced the recipients of the Walter J. & Geraldine N. Michaelis scholarships. These scholarships are aimed to support Topeka Catholic Parish students who are seeking to further their education at the collegiate or technical school level. The scholarships have been awarded to students who demonstrate strong academic achievement, financial need, and a commitment to their Catholic faith.
Hayden Catholic High School Foundation indicated the following students were selected for the scholarships:
- Claire Brown, Hayden, Sacred Heart - St. Joseph Parish
- Emily Ireland, Hayden, Christ the King Parish
- Carissa Roberts, Hayden, Sacred Heart - St. Joseph Parish
- Vicki Sims, Hayden, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
- Andrew Storrer, Topeka High, Mater Dei Parish
- Eli Tanking, Hayden, Mater Dei Parish
- Piper Wrench, Hayden, Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish
The total amount awarded to the seven recipients for the 2023-2024 school year is $43,850 and is renewable for four years which totals $175,400.
According to Hayden Catholic High School Foundation, these students were selected from a competitive pool of applicants and selected based on the stipulations set forth by the donor agreement originated by Walter and Geraldine Michaelis. The scholarship funds will help alleviate the financial burden of college or trade school and allow the students to focus on their academic and personal goals.
For more information on the Walter J. & Geraldine N. Michaelis Scholarship, contact Shelly Buhler, President of Hayden Catholic High School.
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