Cuba City High School Fund

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The most recent recipients of the Cuba City High School Fund Scholarship are Ashley Byykkonen, Hannah Loeffelholz, Jake Jansen, Jonathon Droessler, Mark Droeske and Tyler Richardson. Read comments from Ashley, Hannah, Jake, Jonathon, Mark and Tyler below.

Ashley byykkonen

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am really excited just to be able to go to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, which is a huge accomplishment in its self. What I’m most excited for would definitely be the classes. I am looking forward to seeing what they’re like and what I learn. I am also looking forward to discovering where these classes will take me in my life.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I enjoy doing anything outside really; I like snowboarding, fishing, water skiing, swimming, and walking. I really like trying new things.

Ashley's Thank You Note

I was very happy to learn that I was a recipient of the Community Scholarship. I am writing to thank you for your generous, financial support towards my higher education. I am planning to go to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for an elementary education major. After my college graduation, I will seek employment at one of our local public schools with hopes of inspiring others to achieve a higher education. By awarding me this scholarship, I am able to concentrate on what is important to me, education. Your financial generosity has allowed me to be one step closer to my goal and has inspired me to help others by giving back to the community.

hannah loeffelholz

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am most excited about the many different activities I can participate in at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. I am also excited about attending classes that will help me pursue my major.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I am mostly interested in outdoor sports such as: basketball, volleyball and softball. However, I also enjoy reading.

Hannah's Thank You Note

Thank you the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation for awarding me this scholarship that will help pay for my college education! I appreciate your contribution to my education and this will help me to continue my education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville!

jake jansen

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am looking forward to the many opportunities that I will experience at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  One thing I am looking forward to is learning new and interesting skills that will help me to succeed in my future career.  I am also excited about meeting new friends who have the same interests as me, as well as others with diverse backgrounds, by becoming involved in campus activities.  Lastly, I am excited to have the opportunity of experiencing the college life, while still being close to home.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

In my free time I enjoy playing the piano, being outside, riding dirt bikes, working on vehicles, and playing sports.

Jake's Thank You Note

I am very thankful for this scholarship and to all of the donors and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation for awarding it to me.  It will help me very much as I pursue a degree in Industrial Technology.  I hope to one day pass on the favor to other young students also attending the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

jonathon droessler

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am excited about meeting new people at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Also, I am excited about becoming more responsible as I will be making my own decisions and living on my own. I am eager to put my knowledge to use in the field of mechanical engineering.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I like working on the farm, being outdoors, snowmobiling, being active in sports, and hanging out with my friends.

Jonathon's Thank You Note

Thank you for this scholarship which will help with the cost of my college education. It means a lot to me that you are willing to help me achieve my dream of attending the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and major in the field of mechanical engineering. Receiving a good education is very important to me.

mark droeske

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am very excited to meet new people and enjoy a whole new experience at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. I am looking forward to studying mechanical engineering, because I have always had a strong interest in it. I also want to attend many sporting events to support our team.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I am very interested in aviation and I love to fly whenever I get the opportunity. I also like to work with my hands and take things apart to see how they work. However I also like to build new things from scratch. I love football too and my favorite team is the Chicago Bears!

Mark's Thank You Note

I am very excited to hear that I was selected as a recipient for the Cuba City High School Community Scholarship. I would like to thank all of the donors as well as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation for making this scholarship possible. I am a senior going to University of Wisconsin-Platteville to study mechanical engineering.  Your generous gift is much appreciated and it will help me continue my education in pursuit of my interest in engineering. Thank You!

tyler richardson

What are you most excited about starting or experiencing at UW-Platteville?

I am most excited about joining new clubs and meeting people at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Also, I can’t wait to start gaining an education in a field that interests me.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I enjoy a lot of outdoor sports including: bow and gun hunting, fishing, dirt bike riding and trap shooting.

Tyler's Thank You Note

Thank you the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation for choosing me to receive the Cuba City High School Community Scholarship. I plan on pursuing a career in the engineering field and I know that the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is the school for me. I can't thank you enough for your generosity, I really appreciate it.

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