Eau Claire Memorial High School Fund

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Katelynne Devney

The most recent recipient of the Eau Claire Memorial High School Fund Scholarship is Katelynne Devney. Read comments from Katelynne below.

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

Right now, I am most excited about starting a future in Elementary Education. If there's one thing I've been most passionate about in my life, it's been children and how they develop. Creating a loving relationship with a child is so rewarding because they endlessly love you back. I spend most of my time with my nieces and nephew and it has been very eye opening. I believe that having these opportunities throughout my life is what brought me to want to be a teacher, specifically to children. This is why I'm looking forward to learning about children and teaching in a more detailed fashion. I am also excited to spend my fifth year in college student teaching in an elementary school.

What interests and/or hobbies do you have?

I love spending time with my family and friends hanging out or going out to do fun things. I am very interested in being able to travel a lot more once I am out of high school. I've also enjoyed being able to give back to my community and I hope I am able to do that more often in the future.

Katelynne's Thank You Note

Thank you very much for the scholarship! It really means a lot to my family and I to receive any amount of money for my college tuition. This was very generous, and I am very grateful to be chosen for this scholarship.

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