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New Named Scholarships

We currently have ninety-seven donor-funded scholarships with a total of 167 recipients. More than thirteen percent of this yearís students received a donor-funded scholarship.

The Jake Hop Scholarships

were funded by Denny Hop (í77) in honor of his parents Jake and Gerdena Hop. Two freshman $750 scholarships are available, one to a Western Christian High student accepted into the menís basketball program, the other to a student from Rock Rapids, Iowa.

The Louis and Agnes Kamps Scholarship is available to a high school student from the Gallatin Valley, Montana, area.

The First National Bank Business Scholarship, funded by the Sioux Center First National Bank, makes $1,500 available to a full-time student majoring in business administration or accounting.

The Henry and Sadie Buteyn Family Teacher Education Scholarship is available to a sophomore or junior teacher education student who shows a strong commitment to Christian education.

The Carol Lee Zylstra Church Music Scholarship awards $2,200 to students who show commitment and contribution in the area of church music, particularly organ music.

New scholarships for next year

The Jesse Hugen Memorial Scholarship will be available for an incoming freshman graduate of Pella Christian High School or from the Pella, Iowa, area. Preference will be given to students who are first generation students to attend college. Financial need will be given consideration in the recipient selection process.

The Rick Vander Berg Menís Basketball Scholarships will be awarded to top athletes who will contribute to the Menís Basketball Program. Recipients must meet NAIA and GPAC guidelines for participation.

The Louis and Johanna Zuiderhof Teacher Education Scholarship of $1,250 is available for a student majoring in elementary or secondary education.

If you wish to set up a scholarship, please contact David Vander Werf at 712-722-6023 or