Mid Peninsula School gives scholarships, awards

ST. NICHOLAS — The following scholarships and awards were given out at the Senior Banquet on May, 24, 2023. These scholarships are possible through the generosity of local donors.

The following received honorary awards:

Board of Education Award: Madalynn Temple

Faculty Award: Avery Croasdell

School Plaque: Michael Englund

George Gilbert Award: Alexa Haring

Rev. Fr. Coignard Award: Dylan Myer

Awesome Attendance: Dylan Meyer, Madalynn Temple

Principal’s Leadership Award: Avery Croasdell

Superintendent’s Citizenship Award: Alexa Haring

Academic Excellence Pin: Avery Croasdell, Alexa Haring, Mary McNally, Dylan Meyer, Kora Prater, Madalynn Temple

Presidential Academic Excellence: Avery Croasdell, Kora Prater, Dylan Meyer

Scholar/Athlete Award: Avery Croasdell, Michael Englund

Escanaba Daily Press Student of the Year Finalist: Avery Croasdell

The scholarship recipients were as follows:

Alice M Bergeron Academic Dedication Scholarship: $300 Avery Croasdell

Frank & Martha Falkeis Scholarship: $100 Kora Prater, Madalynn Temple

Gail Hardwick Memorial Scholarship: $500 Alexa Haring

Lisa Hanson Memorial Scholarship: $250 Kora Prater

Elmer Lepisto Outstanding Academic & Athletic Scholarship: $75 Avery Croasdell, Michael Englund

Mid Peninsula Alumni Scholarship: $100 Zach McNally, Tristen Syers

Mid Peninsula Education Association Scholarship: $150 Alexa Haring

Mid Peninsula PTO Scholarship: $200 Avery Croasdell, Alexa Haring

Bradley Nelson Scholarship: $150 Alexa Haring

Impie & Sulo Peltola Scholarship: $100 Michael Englund

Perkins American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship: $250 Mary McNally

Perkins Lions Club Scholarship: $125 Michael Englund, Gabe Perry

Olga Larson Ramseth Memorial Scholarship: $100 Avery Croasdell

Rapid River Relic Riders: $250 Conner Constantino, Mary McNally

Rock Lions Club Scholarship: $250 Michael Englund

Rock High School All Class Reunion Scholarship: $250 Karter Koth, Madalynn Temple

Lester Bazinet Memorial Scholarship: $2000 Avery Croasdell, $1500 Dylan Meyer, $750 Alexa Haring

Lillian Kangas Savoie Scholarship: $1000 Avery Croasdell, Dylan Meyer, $500 Kora Prater, Alexa Haring

Tyne E. Kangas Savoie Scholarhsip: $1250 Avery Croasdell, $1000 Dylan Meyer, $500 Kora Prater, Alexa Haring, Madalynn Temple, Mary McNally

The final academic awards presented for the evening represent the pinnacle of academic achievement:

Valedictorian: Avery Croasdell

Salutatorian: Dylan Meyer

Additional scholarships and awards through non-district funds:

Avery Croasdell: DAR Good Citizen Award, Society of Women Engineers Michigan Technological University Chapter SWE – Certificate of Merit


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