Herb Kohl Education Foundation awards Ryan Hayes, Anne Dick
MARSHFIELD — A $3000 Herb Kohl Education Foundation 2015 Excellence Scholarship has been awarded to Ryan Hayes, a senior at Marshfield High School. The Excellence Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic potential, outstanding leadership, citizenship, community service, integrity, and other special talents.
Hayes will attend the University of California, Berkeley next year to pursue computer programming or engineering.
During his academic career at Marshfield High School, Hayes has challenged himself in a diverse assortment of subjects, including a number of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. He has been acknowledged for his exceptional academics through his AP Scholar Award in 2013 and National AP Scholar Award in 2014.
Ryan has been involved in extracurricular activities such as Marshfield High School’s soccer team, track and field team, basketball team, Science Olympiad, HOSA, band, National Honor Society, and student council.
In addition, a $3000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2015 Fellowship was awarded to Anne Dick, Project Search Teacher at Marshfield High School. The Herb Kohl Fellowship recognizes teachers who have demonstrated superior ability to inspire love of learning in their students, have motivated others, and have provided meritorious service both inside and outside the classroom.
Since it was established in 1990, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has awarded $9 million to Wisconsin students, teachers, and schools.
MHS ranked third-most challenging in state, No. 518 in US
The Washington Post has ranked Marshfield High School as the third-most challenging high school in Wisconsin and No. 518 in the United States.
Full Wisconsin rankings and results are at the following link: apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/schools/2015/list/wisconsin-schools/.
Marshfield School District receives budgeting award
The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded the Marshfield School District the Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation during the 2014-2015 budget year.
The Meritorious Budget Awards program promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget presentation and enhances school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing, and presenting a school system budget. After a rigorous review by professional auditors, the award is conferred only on school districts that have met or exceed the program’s stringent criteria.
This is the third-consecutive year that the Marshfield School District has received this award.