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Lakeland names Sheboygan County Scholars Class of 2024

Lakeland names Sheboygan County Scholars Class of 2024


Lakeland names Sheboygan County Scholars Class of 2024

Lakeland University will welcome its sixth class of Sheboygan County Scholars to campus this fall.

This program retains some of the area's most promising young people and prepares them to assume future leadership positions within the region.

The Class of 2024 includes:

  • Alycia Herr, a graduate of Sheboygan North High school;
  • Allison Klemme, a graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School;
  • Ethan Lilyquist, a graduate of Plymouth High School;
  • Sam Scharenbroch, a graduate of Sheboygan South High School.

Scholars are selected as part of a competitive process and receive a full-tuition scholarship to attend Lakeland. The program fosters the intellectual development, professional networking and leadership skills of the next generation of Sheboygan County's corporate, professional and civic leaders.

Herr was on the honor roll all four years, held a leadership role with the North High yearbook and was a member of the North girl’s basketball and soccer teams. She worked jobs at Shopko and Kohler Credit Union. Her career goal is to be an elementary school teacher, and she has served as a teacher’s assistant at Pigeon River Elementary in Sheboygan.

Klemme was a three-time state qualifier in vocal solo and vocal ensemble, she was a member of the Sheboygan Falls High vocal jazz choir and treble choir, a member of National Honor Society and the volleyball team, youth group coordinator, Sheboygan Falls musical participant, Connections mentor and a statistician for the wrestling team. She works at Mainstream Boutique, visited and sang in nursing homes and was a Night to Shine volunteer. She plans for a career in mortuary sciences and funeral services, and has experience as a funeral setup assistant. Her mother, Kristal, is a Lakeland graduate.

Lilyquist earned first at state for Solo and Ensemble, was a member of the Honors Choir and National Honors Society, was a multi-time participant in the school play and musical and in a number of vocal music groups at Plymouth. He also played baseball, was a member of the swimming team and a number of clubs and organizations. He does housework and yard work for widows, elderly and veterans in the community, is a Meals on Wheels volunteer and was involved with the Gift of Life softball tournament. He has worked as an umpire and lifeguard.

Scharenbroch was team captain and a multi-year member of the cross country and swim teams at South, was an award winner for the trap team, a member of the jazz band and the National Honor Society. He was a mentor for middle school students and volunteer with the Red Team which plans freshman orientation. He also works at McDonald’s. He plans to major in computer science.

Each year, up to four students are selected as Sheboygan County Scholars. Upon acceptance into the program, scholars will be expected to excel academically, be engaged in campus life and the Sheboygan community through volunteer opportunities and maintain the highest ethical standards.

The scholars will have bi-annual gatherings with Lakeland President David Black, have access to external/non-Lakeland leadership development and training and networking opportunities and communication strategy and comprehension put into practice through team building activities.

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