Sturgis Kiwanis Club Awards 2023 Scholarships
By: Mike Stiles - Saturday, May 6, 2023

(front, left to right) front row left to right Ashley Sutter, Miriam Delgado Hernandez, Claire Holtz, Emily Perez Bucio, and Charissa Diersing. (back row, left to right) Kiwanis President Mike Himes, and Sturgis High School Principal, presenter, and Kiwanis Scholarship Chairman Nic Herblet. (photo courtesy of Tom Duke)

(STURGIS) - The Sturgis Kiwanis Club is proud to announce its annual scholarship winners for the Sturgis High School class of 2023.

Receiving $1,500 scholarships are: Charissa Diersing who will be attending Oklahoma Wesleyan University; Claire Holtz and Ashley Summer who will both be going to the University of Michigan; and Emily Perez Bucio, who will be attending Michigan State University.

In addition, the Sturgis Kiwanis Club awarded two $1,000 Glen Oaks Community College scholarships to Victoria Blaker and Miriam Delgado Hernandez.

The scholarship winners were honored at the Kiwanis luncheon where they received a certificate of merit, and their scholarship check. A brief biography of each of the student’s achievements was also read to the club.

The Sturgis Kiwanis Club meets at noon each Wednesday at the Sturges-Young Auditorium. The Kiwanis Club’s largest fund-raising activity is the annual Kiwanis Fine Foods booth at the St. Joseph County Grange Fair.


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