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Alliant Energy Foundation awards community service scholarships

Twenty-five scholarships awarded to Iowa and Wisconsin graduating seniors

Madison, Wis. and Cedar Rapids, Iowa – May 12, 2014 – The Alliant Energy Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded 25 scholarships of $1,000 each to graduating high school seniors throughout Iowa and Wisconsin.

“Our scholarship recipients are impressive students and citizens,” said Julie Bauer, Alliant Energy Foundation executive director. “We are happy to support educational opportunities for such promising young adults throughout our company’s service area. They have proven themselves as community leaders dedicated to service as well as achievement in the classroom.”

The following individuals, with their city of residence and high school noted, have received Alliant Energy Foundation $1,000 Community Service Scholarships:

  • Daniel Blom - Marshalltown, Iowa (Home school and Marshalltown High School)
  • Adria Braley - Blanchardville, Wis. (Lincoln High School)
  • Chad Bruss - Markesan, Wis. (Markesan High School)
  • Emily Dalsky - Amherst Junction, Wis. (Amherst High School)
  • John Damrow - Delavan, Wis. (Delavan-Darien High School)
  • Emily Eickert - Bryant, Iowa (Northeast High School)
  • Amanda Eilbes - Brownsville, Wis. (Mayville High School)
  • Emily Fredrick - Pine River, Wis. (Berlin High School)
  • Tyler Hammil - Milton, Wis. (Milton High School)
  • Julia Handel - Madison, Wis. (Middleton High School)
  • Cami Hoerth - Fond du Lac, Wis. (Horace Mann High School)
  • Lexa Krug - Dysart, Iowa (Union High School)
  • Andrew McEvoy - Central City, Iowa (North Linn High School)
  • Kaitlyn Mielke - Mauston, Wis. (Mauston High School)
  • Andrew Mercer - Dubuque, Iowa (Wahlert Catholic High School)
  • Courtney Milz - Howards Grove, Wis. (Howards Grove High Schoo)l
  • Jennifer Oppor - Ripon, Wis. (Ripon High School)
  • Jessica Rollins - Mauston, Wis. (Mauston High School)
  • Erica Robison - Winfield, Iowa (Winfield-Mount Union High School)
  • Alisa Ryan - Williamsburg, Iowa (Williamsburg High School)
  • Kacie Schumann - Belmond, Iowa (Belmond-Klemme High School)
  • Sarah Temus - Dysart, Iowa (Union High School)
  • Meghan Vieth - Darlington, Wis. (Darlington High School)
  • Robert Wyss - Janesville, Wis. (Parker High School)
  • Shelby Yates - Reinbeck, Iowa (Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School)

The Alliant Energy Foundation Community Service Scholarship program recognizes outstanding community leadership in young people and is designed to help first-time college students reach their academic goals. Award selection is based on participation in a leadership role in community service activities and volunteer work; academic grade point average; standardized test scores; and the content of a 300-word essay submission.

The Alliant Energy Foundation provides more than 100 educational scholarships annually to young adults throughout Alliant Energy’s utility service area.


Media Contact: Chris DuPre, (608) 458-3285