Administered through the Siouxland Community Foundation

The Walt Fiegel Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, good character, participation in extracurricular school activities, work history, financial need, and essay evaluation.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from East High School, North High School, West High School, or Bishop Heelan High School in Sioux City, Iowa; Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; or Dakota Valley High School in North Sioux City, South Dakota.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 15 deadline. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is the first working day after February 15. Application must include the following:

  • Completed application with signature
  • First page of parents’/guardians’ most current U.S. Income Tax Return (Form 1040)
  • Essay
  • Two (2) “Character Counts” recommendations
  • High School Certification Form with official high school transcript

Click here for more information and the Walt Fiegel Scholarship Application

Past Scholarship Winners

2017
David Chapman — North
Jessica DeLaCruz– West
Madison Elliot– Heelan
Jaqueline Guerra — Heelan
Sidney Hardy — Sergeant Bluff
Penny Nguyen — Heelan
Vanessa Perez — East
Karl Schenk — Dakota Valley
Noel Tolvanen — East
Ethan Vick — East

2017 Rich Vanderloo Spirit of East High
Brody Berthusen
Jordan Munson

2016
Juliana Keane — Heelan
Grace E. McGowan — Heelan
Kayla Nichol — Heelan
Carter Furlong — Dakota Valley
Shayna Skokans — East
Dustin Moon — East
Joy Stone — East
Jami Turnquist — East
Rylie Zyzda — East
Jamila Gishe — North
Tin Tran — North
Claire Marxen — Sergeant Bluff
Kayla Guthals — Sergeant Bluff
Casey Guthals — Sergeant Bluff
Dena Lansink — Sergeant Bluff
Angela Guerrero — West
Brylee Noll — West

2015
Sierra Chapman — North
Kathryn Fox — Heelan
Kylee Goodvin — East
Autumn Kayl — Dakota Valley
Katie McClintock — East
Nhi Pham — North
Zachary Pruehs — Sergeant Bluff-Luton
Zaira Ramirez — Heelan
Yasmeen Rose — North
Karina Sanchez — North
Joshua Stephens — East
Pablo Suarez Beltran — East
Tyler Unruh — West
Rachel Vondrak — Heelan

2014
Anna Larson — East High School
Lauren Tidwell — East High School
Courtney Morrison — Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School
Olivia Flannery — West High School
Gerardo Guerrero — West High School
Sheehan Levine — West High School
Xiomara Santana — West High School
Isabelle Whitead — West High School

Spirit of Rich Vanderloo Scholarships
Wyatt Mounts — East High School
Carter Lilly — East High School

2013
Jordyn Anderson — East High School
Macey Pribil — East High School
Rachel Ramirez — North High School
Thanh Johnson — West High School
Anna Mohrhauser — West High School
Tommy Thelen — Bishop Heelan High School
Emily Bauer — West High School
Kelsie Houpt — East High Schol
Caitlyn Miller — Dakota Valley High School
Mackenzie Geary — Bishop Heelan High School
Trey Lapke — East High School

2012
Quinton E. Bose — West High School
Alejandra G. Flores — West High School
Alex S. Imming — East High School
Jamie M. Kleene — East High School
Shonda M. Mace — West High School
Andrew C. Munson — East High School
Joe N. Pham — Dakota Valley High School
Abby E. Pollow — East High School
Mariah R. Rodriguez — West High School
Conner J. Ulven — East High School

2011
Quinton B. Behlers — East High School
Adam J. Brand — Dakota Valley High School
Ashley M. Johnson — West High School
Jillian R. Lenz — Sergeant Bluff—Luton High School
Erin S. Olson — Dakota Valley High School
Kaitlyn R. Schumacher — West High School
Emily A. Weeks — Sergeant Bluff—Luton High School
Nealy A. Woolridge — West High School
2010
Allison C. Ahlers — Sergeant Bluff—Luton High School
Thanh—Tam T. Ho — Sergeant Bluff—Luton High School
Preston X. Ives — Bishop Heelan High School
Shelby K. Mathiason — East High School
Hanna K. McElroy — Bishop Heelan High School
Tiffany A. Torno — West High School
Victoria J. Vondrak — Bishop Heelan High School
2009
Jillian D. Daane — East High School
Erica E. Jaeger — North High School
Ethen T. Leff — Bishop Heelan High School
Meghan R. Orr — Bishop Heelan High School
Breanna M. Schwartz — Bishop Heelan High School
Renee A. Smith — Bishop Heelan High School
2008
Karissa M. Gugat — East High School
Lanie A. Kunkel — North High School
Dane R. Larson — East High School
Lauren M. Schuur — East High School
Brittany A. Stanek — Bishop Heelan High School
Lucas P. Tremmel — Bishop Heelan High School

2007
Jesse P. Dougherty — Bishop Heelan High School
Whitney J. Larson — Bishop Heelan High School
Molly M. Rice — West High School
Kaitlin M. Strayer — East High School

2006
Michael G. Haight — East High School
Kylie M. McCarthy — East High School
Bao—Tran N. Phan — East High School
2005
Robert J. Bulit — East High School
Matthew J. Strayer — East High School