Mehlville, Oakville seniors receive $7,250 in scholarships

The Mehlville-Oakville Foundation, a community-based nonprofit organization that supports the Mehlville School District’s students and staff, recently awarded $7,250 in college scholarships to Mehlville and Oakville high school seniors.

At both MHS and OHS, one college-bound senior receives the Mehlville-Oakville Foundation scholarship each year, and the foundation also coordinates the distribution of several other specially-funded scholarships to seniors pursuing post-secondary education, according to a district news release.

In addition to awarding scholarships to graduating seniors each year, the foundation also provides financial support for tutoring for at-risk students, special educational programs and activities and mini-grants for district teachers.

For more information about the Foundation, visit

and click on the Mehlville-Oakville Foundation tab.

Following are the scholarship recipients:

MHS:

• William B. Nottelmann Music ($500): Katherine Barry and Lucas Vetter

• Joshua Carl Wrestling ($750): Kyle Robert Schaeffer

• Ellen Kaye Palmier ($500): Moriah Deanna Bolen

• Mehlville-Oakville Foundation ($1,000): Jessica Jirsa

• B. W. Fulks Memorial ($1,000): Kelsey Louise Crabtree

OHS:

• Robert Heymeyer Memorial ($500): Zahra Haider

• Ben Vogelsang Baseball ($500): Bradley David Lance

• Mehlville-Oakville Foundation ($1,000): Xi Wang

• B. W. Fulks Memorial ($1,000): Yvonne Galing Chu