Columbus teacher, students awarded by Kohl Foundation
For Hub City Times
MILWAUKEE – A $10,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Excellence Scholarship was presented to Zoe Stratman and Sophia Mauney, students at Columbus Catholic High School at a recognition luncheon hosted by Herb Kohl.
Zoe is the daughter of Erik & Elizabeth Stratman and will be attending the University of Wisconsin- Madison, majoring in Biology in preparation for Pre-Medicine. Sophia is the daughter of Daniel and Mary Ann Zeidler. Sophia will be attending the University of Wisconsin- Madison and will major in Biology as well.
The Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic potential, outstanding leadership, citizenship, community service, integrity, and other special talents.
A $6000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Fellowship was presented to Tom Zimmerman, band instructor for Columbus Catholic Schools, as the school receives a matching $6,000 grant. Tom has taught for over 30 years at Columbus 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.
The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has been recognizing educational excellence since 1990 by annually awarding scholarships to 200 graduating high school students throughout Wisconsin. Since it was established in 1990, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has awarded $14.5 million to Wisconsin students, teachers, principals and schools.