Building Community Through Service

Wisconsin Leadership Seminar (WILS) Anna Ganje 2019 WILS winner.

The Amery Woman's Club supports this program each year. The purpose of WILS is:

To identify outstanding high school sophomores throughout Wisconsin for being responsible citizens in their community and/or school and provide them with the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their leadership potential.

We fulfill this mission through an annual 3-day leadership seminar that is provided at no cost to the students or schools. WILS encourages leadership development through emphasis on our four pillars: Responsibility, Service, Inclusiveness & Decision Making.

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2018 Scholarship Winners:

Non-Traditional Scholarship Winners:
Dondi  Kuhn and Amy Lundgren are pictured with AWC members Joyce Schaefer and Nell Anderson

Dondi and Amy attend Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Each received a $1000 raised by the annual Art and Craft Fair.
Wisconsin Leadership Seminar (WILS): Anna Ganje

Write Up/Information Section:

Non-Traditional Female Student Scholarships
The Amery Woman’s Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to a non-traditional female student for the 2019-20 school year. A non-traditional student is one who is beginning, or returning, to a program of higher education, but not immediately following her high school graduation.

The scholarships are awarded based on financial need, as well as clearly defined goals, and an essay or letter describing how the woman’s education will improve her life and her community. It can be used for tuition, books, child care or transportation.

If you are someone or know of someone, who lives in the Amery School District, is a female and in need of financial help to attend an accredited college, university, technical college or other accredited post-secondary training to complete an undergraduate program, please encourage them to apply. Completed applications must be mailed by May 31, 2019. 2019 Scholarship Application Packet

Amery Woman’s Club High School Scholarship
The Amery Woman’s Club will award one $800 scholarship to a female Amery High School Senior who is enrolled or plans to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution. The application requirements are as follows:
Letter(s) of recommendation (1 – 3) from a teacher, counselor, minister, mentor or other non-relative
Evidence of volunteer experience in your community other than school sponsored volunteer hours
Written reflection on what you learned from your volunteer experience(s) and who benefited.
Completed application forms along with letters of recommendation and your written reflection are due April 12, 2019 to Mrs. Karen Ganje. Applications can be picked up from the guidance counselor’s office at AHS.