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Local Scholarships

The Wynot Education Association Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to qualifying Education majors. This was founded by WPS Faculty members who belong ot this organization and has been awarded for many years.

Wynot Booster Club

This scholarship is awarded to qualifying students whose parents have been paid BC members for the duration of their child's high school years. We appreciate the volunteer hard work and commitment to past, present and future Booster club members and for awarding the scholarship from this organization.

Wynot Alumni Association

This scholarship is awarded to qualifying students who have one parent who graduated from WPS. Awards are for community and forward-minded graduates who plan to return to this area after college and will support WPS in their future endeavors.

Wynot Staff for Students

This scholarship is awarded by the faculty and staff of WPS. Staff members contribute a donation to the scholarship in exchange for wearing jeans each Friday in order to create funding for this scholarships.

Local Business Scholarship

We thank the many local business owners, for the past ten years, who have donated to this scholarship fund. 2017 donors at the time of this printing were: B&B Locker, Wynot Insurance Agency, Backman Crop Insurance, Sudbeck Heating/Cooling, Art Kathol Appliance, Lange Electronics, R&B Land Tiling & Construction, Jody Koch Construction and Wynot Oil Company. Applicants state in their essay how they will support local businesses in the future as well as the importance of the impact of small businesses in our area.

Wynot Education Foundation

2017 was thee first year the foundation awarded this scholarship. The foundation welcomes any new members and appreciates past and future monetary donations to help our school progress to the future.

Superintendent's Education Award

This scholarship is awarded vby Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Messersmith to qualifying Education majors. Thank you for awarding this scholarship.

Col. Richard J Hesse Memorial Scholarship

In 2017 this scholarship was established honoring Col. Hesse who graduated from WPS in 1938. He attended Wayne State College and then graduated from West Point United States Military Academy - Class of 1945. Col. Hesse passed away January 22, 2017 at the age of 95.

Jimmy Boeckman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of Jimmy Boeckman. It is awarded to a student/students that work hard and have strong values and have aspirations to study medicine (animal or human), agriculture or a vocation that supports farming/ranching. Jimmy passed away on Jan. 15, 2013 at the age of 83.

LuAnn Jones Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This memorial scholarship is dedicated in memory of LuAnn Jones, wife of Duane Jones. LuAnn worked as a registered nurse for 42 years. Fore the last 23 years, she worked as a dialysis nurse at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. LuAnn passed away after a courageous battle with ALS on Jan 11, 2014 at the age of 63. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Nursing.

Cedar Security Bank

Offers an annual scholarhips to students WPS. We thank them for thier support

We are welcoming any new scholarships, please contact any Education Foundation member for more information.