Muskego Lions Club Awards Robert Kreuser And David Salentine Scholarships

April 26, 2011

The Muskego Lions Club has awarded two Robert Krueser/David Salentine Post Secondary Scholarships to Muskego area seniors. Robert Krueser was a life long Muskego resident, respected teacher, principal, and superintendent for the Muskego-Norway School District. David Salentine was a life long Muskego resident, respected teacher, coach, and administrator for the Muskego-Norway School District. Both men were valued and honored members of the Muskego Lions Club.

 

Gabriel Le Gros and Samantha Scheidt, seniors at Muskego High School, each received the Muskego Lions Club Robert Krueser/David Salentine Collegiate Scholarship in the amount of $750.

 

Gabriel Le Gros will be attending the University of Wisconsin - Madison with plans to pursue a career in dentistry. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Gabriel is active at his church as an altar server, and enhancing the service through his musical talents. At Muskego High School, Gabriel is involved with tutoring, science club, the Mu Alpha Theta math club, principal's cabinet, as well as track. Gabriel's gift of music has led him to be a part of many of the music programs available at MHS including: Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz 1, Ellington Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra, and Marching Band. Gabriel is also involved with the Muskego Public Library book club, Catholic Youth Ministry basketball, and MAA baseball. The past few summers Gabriel has volunteered his time with an autistic child, who has left a huge impact on him as a person. Through these above mentioned experiences, Gabriel feels that he has gained valuable experience in helping others, as well as achieving the insight in the values of teamwork, and looks forward to continuing to guide and help others throughout his life.

 

Samantha Scheidt will be attending the University of Wisconsin - Madison with plans to pursue a triple major in Biology (with a Neurobiology focus), Psychology, and Spanish Language. These majors will help Samantha to explore her interests, as well as continuing to learn while making a positive impact on others in her life. In addition to her academic accomplishments, Samantha has volunteered as a junior counselor at the YMCA Camp Matawa, raised monies for the Wisconsin Humane Society through fundraisers, and has volunteered with the New Berlin Lions annual corn roast at the Wisconsin State Fair. At Muskego High School, Samantha has served in leadership roles in the Spanish National Honor Society, and the National Honor Society. Samantha also has participated in tennis, student council, science club, the Mu Alpha Theta math club,and is an active member of the Pep Band, Marching Band, and Pit Orchestra, where she expresses her musical talents.

 

We congratulate both of these young people on their accomplishements, and thank all of the Muskego area seniors who applied for our scholarship.

 

We wish the senior classes of 2011 the best in their future endeavors!

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