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Mike Kabanica Scholarship

Scholarship Administrator
Meghan Ward
414.328.9972, ext 103

The 2023 Mike Kabanica Scholarship is closed.

Each year WYSA grants six scholarships to graduating seniors who portray commitment and excellence in their high school years; beginning with the 2018 graduating class, each scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000. 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. 

2023 Recipients
Colin Belton | Marathon County United | DC Everest High School
Mason Diercks | Madison 56ers SC | Oregon High School
Everett Saeger | Lakeshore United FC | Kiel High School
Grace Kittel | North Shore United | Cedarburg High School
Abigail Reinl | Lakeshore United FC | Sheboygan North High School
Ryley Winrich | RUSH WI West | Tomah High School

2022 Recipients
Micah Falk | FC Wisconsin | Plymouth High School
Drew Hottenstein | Iowa County SC | Mineral Point High School
Will Thesing | Rush Wisconsin West | Onalaska High School
Riley Collett | North Shore United | Fond du Lac High School
Riley Miller | Madison 56ers SC | Waunakee Community High School
Delaney Sponholz | Water Cities SC | Fond du Lac High School

2021 Recipients
Alexis Betker | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Washington Park High School
Lindsey Boll | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Franklin High School
Brooke Braga | Lakeshore United | Cedar Grove-Belgium High School
Jack Bell | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Madison Memorial High School
Tyler Bonin | United Soccer of Allouez | Roncalli High School
Logan Pagel | United FC | Neenah High School

2020 Recipients
Kylie Bassett | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Waunakee Community High School
Samantha Krieger | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Franklin High School
Vanessa Peterson | Croatian Eagles Soccer Club | Franklin High School
Cian Carlson | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Middleton High School
Jacob Oppeneer | Lakeshore United FC | Oostburg High School
Eliot Popkewitz | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Verona Area High School

2019 Recipients
Caleb Guenther | Mount Horeb Soccer Club | Mount Horeb High School
Zachary Janotha | Oshkosh United | Oshkosh West High School
Will Taylor | Madison 56ers Soccer Club | Madison West High School
Selena Esten | Elmbrook United | Cedarburg High School
Anna Evers | Kimberly Area Soccer Association | Kimberly High School
Abigail Peterson | Strike FC Wisconsin | Abby attends Big Foot High School

Past Recipients