Sheldon, Iowa — Four Sheldon Community High School seniors were awarded scholarships at a ceremony held Wednesday at Sheldon High School.
The John N. and Irene E. Bowers Scholarships are awarded each year to two graduating Sheldon High School seniors who will be pursuing degrees in nursing, and two who plan to pursue degrees in teaching. Each of the four recipients receives a $3,000 scholarship. Recipients are selected each year by the Sheldon Education Foundation from recommendations by the Selection Committee.
The scholarship winners from the Sheldon High School Class of 2015 for nursing are Kelsey Den Hartog, the daughter of Wayne and Debbie Den Hartog, and Shayla Van Meeteren,the daughter of Gary and Natalie Van Meeteren. The winners planning to pursue teaching careers are Emma Beahler, the daughter and Blake and Sara Beahler, and Samantha Kleinwolterink, the daughter of Leon and Carla Kleinwolterink.