The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) has named its 2010 scholarship recipients. Three students, Michael Peer, Tyler Rockenfield, and Brooke Wedeward will share $2,000 in scholarship funds and be honored at WAHF’s annual induction ceremony this fall.
Michael Peer, a student at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) in Oshkosh, will receive WAHF’s $1,000 Carl Guell Memorial scholarship. Peer’s programs of study are Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics and Avionics. Peer has been on the Dean’s List for each of the three semesters he’s attended FVTC, and has been active in 4-H and the Civil Air Patrol. Peer is a resident of Shawano, Wisconsin.
Wedeward of Stoughton, Wisconsin, is the recipient of the $500 Thiessen Field scholarship. Wedeward is an Airframe and Powerplant student at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Rockenfield of Janesville, also a student at Blackhawk Technical College, has been chosen as the Jerome Ripp Memorial Scholarship recipient. The $500 award will help Rockenfield complete his course of study in Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance.
The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame created its scholarship program in 2002 for students enrolled in an aviation program at one of Wisconsin’s technical colleges. Since then, 19 students have received $14,000 in scholarship awards. Each recipient is honored at the organization’s annual induction ceremony; the 2010 ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 25 at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
For more information about the scholarship program: CFONCW.org/Grants/Scholarships.cfm.