QUINCY — Kohl Wholesale in Quincy recently awarded seven $500 scholarships to students through
its “Kohl Kares” scholarship program.
The recipients were:
- Brianna and Abigail Barnes, daughters of Kohl employee Brian Barnes;
- Clayton and Carly Meyer, son and daughter of Kohl employee Curt Meyer;
- Madelynn and Caleb Schinderling, daughter and son of Kohl employee Jon Schinderling; and
- Ella Wenneker, daughter of Kohl employee Shelley Bartz.
All applicants had to meet three criteria:
- Be a dependent son or daughter, up to the age of 25, of a current Kohl Wholesale employee
- Be pursuing a post-secondary education in a two- or four-year college, university or vocational technical program
- Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater, calculated on a 4.0 grading scale.
Applicants also were required to complete a scholarship application which included an essay, official transcript of grades, and an applicant appraisal from an advisor, faculty member or coach.
Future plans for the scholarship recipients are:
- Brianna Barnes plans to attend Maryville University continuing her degree in pre-med and biology with a minor in chemistry.
- Clayton Meyer plans to attend Southern Illinois University in Carbondale to continue his degree in radiation therapy.
- Madelynn Schinderling plans to transfer to Illinois State University to continue her degree in communication science and disorders.
- Carley Meyer plans to attend the University of Missouri in Columbia to pursue a degree in health sciences with a minor in business.
- Abigail Barnes plans to attend Missouri State University.
- Ella Wenneker plans to attend Indian Hills Community College to pursue a degree in radiology.
- Caleb Schinderling plans to attend the University of Iowa majoring in filmmaking.
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