Mike Kabanica Scholarship
If you are a part of the 2017 graduating class and a 2016/2017 member of WYSA, you are invited to complete an application for the Mike Kabanica Scholarship (may be typed or handwritten). All entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2017 to be considered. Six $500 scholarships will be awarded to the top three female and the top three male applicants.
Mike Kabanica Scholarship Application
Each year WYSA grants six $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who portray commitment and excellence in their high school years. This scholarship fund is named for Mike Kabanica, a long time WSA president. In order to apply, candidates must be a current year member of WYSA and a graduating high school senior. Three young women and three young men are selected based on their dedication to the sport of soccer, excellence in the classroom as well as their involvement in community service.
The 2016 winners were selected from a field of over 100 well-qualified applicants.
Jake Clady | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Jake attends Indian Trail High School and will be attending Northwestern University. Always a student of Math and Science, Jake will be studying Chemical Engineering with the ultimate goal of working for NASA or SpaceX.
Joshua Koleske | Appleton Soccer Club | Joshua attends Appleton North High School and is currently undecided where he will complete his higher education. He does, however, know that he was born to work in medicine with plans to become an Orthopedic Surgeon or Neuroscientist.
Joey Schauer | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Joey attends Whitnall High School and ever since he was young, Joey’s uncles career in Mechanical Engineering had fascinated him. Joey has taken as many Math and Science classes as possible and will be studying Mechanical Engineering at Wright State University.
Emily Fisher | Pewaukee Sussex United | Emily attends Sussex Hamilton High School and is undecided on where she will attend her higher educations, but has it narrowed down to Purdue University, Indiana University, or UW Madison. Emily plans to study Psychology, Law, or Pharmacy so she can help others.
Gabrielle Rohrer | Strike FC Wisconsin | Gabrielle attends Oconomowoc High School and plans to attend Wartburg College. She will be studying Engineering and minoring in Art and Leadership. Her ultimate goal is to combine her knowledge of Engineering, Chemistry, and Art to build Energy Efficient, “Green”, Homes.
Nicole Sanders | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Nicole attends Belleville High School and will be playing soccer at Viterbo University. Nicole has been directly admitted into their Nursing Program and plans to work in Intensive Care after she graduates. Eventually, she would like to complete the Nurse Anesthetist Program.