WPS Charitable Foundation awards scholarships for 2017

MADISON, Wis.-Dec. 15, 2017—The WPS Charitable Foundation announces the 2017 recipients of the Ray Koenig Memorial Scholarship, benefiting children of employees of WPS Health Solutions or one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. Thirty-one students each received a one-year scholarship valued at $1,250.

The recipients are:

  • Whitney Braun of Madison, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Evan Kind of Madison, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Jordan Powers of Madison, Wis. – Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Sydney Powers of Madison, Wis. – Madison College
  • Madeline Wacker of Madison , Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • James Kolonko of DeForest, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Derrick Henrichs of Oregon, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Raegan Tervort of Oregon, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Tyler Arnold of Sun Prairie, Wis. – Madison College
  • Emma Traband of Sun Prairie, Wis. – Grinnell College
  • Rachel Maas of Verona, Wis. – Winona State University
  • Brooke Stasney of Dane, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Katie Korth of Cambridge, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Seth Prechel of Stoughton, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Brittany Schuttemeier of Stoughton, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • John Bauer of Arlington, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Teagan Smith of Edgerton, Wis. – American Academy of Art
  • Zachary Wienke of Evansville, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Hailey Kolpack of Antigo, Wis. – Northcentral Technical College
  • Ashley Dahl of Medford, Wis. –Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Cara Arrowood of Weston, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Taylor Sueflohn of Dousman, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Zachary Arends of Omaha, Neb. – University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • Jared Stewart of Omaha, Neb. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Charita Dailey of Omaha, Neb. – The Ohio State University
  • Taylor Gardner of Papillion, Neb. – Wayne State College
  • Jacob LaMarche of Omaha, Neb. – Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Camille Buckle of Newport News, Va. – Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Josue Jaquez of Webster Groves, Mo. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Kassy Edwards of West Frankfort, Ill. – Murray State University
  • Jazzmin Thompson of Citrus Heights, Calif. – California State University-Stanislaus


About the WPS Charitable Foundation
The WPS Charitable Foundation was formed in 1986 to honor WPS's first president, Ray Koenig. Since its formation, it has inspired excellence in young people by making educational opportunities available to them through scholarships.