Zachery Mock, a senior at Howards Grove High School and one of three inaugural Lakeland College Sheboygan County Scholars, celebrated with family, friends and administrators during a ceremonial scholarship signing event at his school on Wednesday morning.
Fellow incoming Lakeland College Sheboygan County Scholar Matthew Seider of Sheboygan County Christian High School enjoyed his signing ceremony two weeks ago, and Emma Schad from Sheboygan Falls will celebrate her signing on Friday.
Lakeland’s Sheboygan County Scholars program awards up to four full-tuition scholarships each year to high school graduates from the county who carry a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or score at least a 27 on the ACT. Applicants must submit an essay and do an in-person interview with the scholarship committee. For more information, visit http://Lakeland.edu/leadershipor contact Lakeland K-12 School Relations Manager Jason Duff at 920-565-1021 ext. 2118 or .
While at Lakeland, Sheboygan County Scholars will participate in an exclusive leadership development program that includes one-on-one meetings with area CEOs and other successful professionals.
Mock’s signing ceremony included brief presentations by Lakeland College President Dan Eck and Senior Director of Student Success and Engagement Eric Blacknall. Mock spoke as well, thanking Lakeland for the opportunity and the personal attention he has received from the college so far. Mock also praised the culture and family atmosphere at Howards Grove.
After the ceremonial signing of a scholarship letter, Mock joined his supporters for cake and punch.