The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) recently awarded scholarships totaling over $13,000 to recent local high school graduates. These scholarships recognize the achievements of outstanding area students.

The Louis W. Staudenmaier Scholarship is named in honor of the bank’s former president who served from 1952 through 1980. High school graduates who received this $1,000 award are:

  • Viktoria McQueeny from Marinette High School will be attending Franciscan University of Steubenville majoring in Theology and Catechetics.
  • Hannah Niven from Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine High School will attend UW – Green Bay and will major in Accounting.
  • Janelle Wolford from Oconto Falls High School will be attending Edgewood College focusing on Pediatric Nursing.
  • Lauren Lockhart from Wausaukee High School will attend UW – Green Bay and study Psychology.
  • Kennedy Chmela from Peshtigo High School will attend UW – Green Bay and study Exercise Science.
  • Lauren Osterberg from Coleman High School will attend UW - Madison to study Elementary Education.
  • Saige Nelsen from Crivitz High School will be attending NWTC and will major in Nursing.
  • Nicholas Rennie from Menominee High School will attend UW – Green Bay, Marinette campus.
  • Ciara Urbanek from Lena High School plans to attend Michigan Tech and major in Environmental Engineering.
  • Ally Schultz from Stephenson High School will attend University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and major in Political Science.
  • Sophia Wysocki of Goodman Armstrong Creek High School will be attending UW – Green Bay to major in Human Biology.
  • Caleb Pierucki from Oconto High School will attend UW – Green Bay and study English.
  • Halle Beranek from St. Thomas Aquinas Academy will be attending Providence College Honors College and will major in English Literature.

The Mary L. Staudenmaier Scholarship was created by, and named after SNBT’s former President and Chairman. Recipients of this award are:

  • Ally Schultz from Stephenson High School was also awarded this scholarship as well as the Louis W. Staudenmaier scholarship.
  • Madison Dubord from Menominee High School will be attending Bay College and studying Nursing.

The scholarship program is one way SNBT supports youth education, others include: donating to the Future Fund, sponsoring Newspaper in Education, hosting bank tours, providing financial literacy programs, participating in Mini Business World, and making classroom presentations such as Teach Children to Save and Get Smart About Credit.