The Friendly Fifth

Scholarships from District 5

2022 District 5 Scholarship Recipient

District 5 is pleased to announce that Emma Olson, Hudson, Wisconsin sponsored by Valkyrien Lodge in Woodville, Wisconsin received a $500 District 5 Scholarship for 2022.  She is majoring in Industrial Design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
 

2022 District 5 Scholarship Recpient

District 5 is pleased to announce that Abby Olson, Hudson, Wisconsin sponsored by Valkyrien Lodge, in Woodville, Wisconsin received a $500 District 5 Scholarship for 2022.  She plans to major in Sociology next year at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.
 

2022 District 5 Scholarship Recipient

District 5 is pleased to announce that Charles Iverson, Munster, Indiana sponsored by Gronnvik Lodge in, Green Bay, Wisconsin received a $500 District 5 Scholarship for 2022. He plans to major in Creative Writing at Purdue University next year.

2022 Olav J Eide Scholarship Recipient

Fosselyngen Lodge 5-082 is pleased to announce that Britta Elsbernd, Mason City, Iowa
sponsored by Valkyrien Lodge in Woodville, Wisconsin received the $500 Olav J. Eide
Scholarship for 2022. She is majoring in Music and Communications at Luther College in
Decorah, Iowa.

2022 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship Reciepient

Skjold Lodge, 5-100 is pleased to announce that Mathea Diedrich, Deforest, Wisconsin sponsored by Central Lodge of District 5 received the $800 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship for 2022. She is majoring in Nordic Studies and Allied Health Sciences at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
Sons of Norway District 5 offers a number of scholarships; such as District 5 Academic Scholarships; which includes the Olav J. Eide Scholarship, Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship and District 5 Academic Scholarships.  In addition, scholarships are available to attend International Summer School or for students who would like to attend Norwegian Folk High School.  Follow these links for more information or contact the Sons of Norway District 5 Youth Director for more information.    https://sonsofnorway5.com/financial/international_scholarships.php

2021 District 5 Educational Scholarships

Nathan Elsbernd of Mason City, Iowa was sponsored by the Valkyrien Lodge of Woodville, Wisconsin.  He is attending Luther College, Decorah, Iowa majoring in music with an emphasis in church music.   

 


 

‚ÄčEmma Olson of Hudson, Wisconsin was also sponsored by the Valkyrien Lodge of Woodville, Wisconsin.  She is attending Iowa State University with a major in Industrial Design. 
 
Calvin Stromwall of Minneapolis Minnesota was sponsored by Wergeland Lodge in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  He is attending the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities majoring in computer science.
 

2021 Olav J. Eide Scholarship

Fosselyngen Lodge 5-082, is pleased to announce that Hannah Berg, of the Myrmarken Lodge of Marshfield, Wisconsin is the recipient of the 2021 Olav J. Eide Scholarship.
Hannah is attending the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee majoring in Art & Design. 
 

2021 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship

Sons of Norway District 5 is honored to announce that Andrew McArdle, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin is the recipient of the Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship for 2021.  The Wittrock Scholarship is sponsored by the Skjold Lodge 5-100.  Andrew was sponsored by the Idun Lodge of Madison, Wisconsin.  He is attending the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities majoring in psychology and pre-medicine.
 
Andrew expressed his gratitude by writing:  “I would like to extend a gesture of appreciation for my selection of the Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship.  I am incredibly grateful that Sons of Norway District 5 has decided to honor me with the tradition of excellence represented by this award.  I recognize that the scholarship only exits due to the generous donations of the Lodge, and thank them for their selfless commitment to higher education and community.   For my part, I will see that the award is put to good use through your charity today, I am closer to achieving my goal of entering medicine tomorrow, with luck, I will honor Mr. Wittrock’s legacy and enrich the next generation of young scholars and leaders.”
Thank you once again,
 Sincerely,
Andrew McArdle
 

2020 District 5 Book Scholarship

District 5, is pleased to announce that two book scholarships were awarded this year. The first scholarship was awarded to Avery Goth, of the Vennelag Lodge, Mt. Horeb. Avery is a senior at Verona Area High School. She plans to attend University of Wisconsin- Platteville to pursue a career in criminal justice. Gratulerer Avery!

The second District 5 Book Scholarship was awarded to Logan Farrington, of the Nordlyset Lodge in Racine, Wisconsin. Logan is a senior at Union Grove High School and plans to attend University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee majoring in business management. Gratulerer Logan!

2020 Cyril K. Wittrock Scholarship

Skjold Lodge 5-100, is pleased to announce that two book scholarships were awarded this year in the memory of Cyril K. Wittrock.

The first scholarship was awarded to Emma Olson of the Valkyrien Lodge, Woodville, Wisconsin. Emma is attending Iowa State University where she is pursuing a career in Industrial Design. Gratulerer Emma!

 The second Wittrock Scholarship is awarded to Nathan Elsbernd also of the Valkyrien Lodge. Nathan is attending Luther College in Decorah, Iowa majoring in music. Gratulerer Nathan

Olav J. Eide Scholarship

Fosselyngen Lodge 5-082, is pleased to announce that
Hannah Berg, of the Myrmarken Lodge of Marshfield, Wisconsin is this year’s recipient of the Olav J. Eide Scholarship.
Hannah is a senior at Marshfield High School and plans to attend University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee next year to pursue a career in film and directing. Gratulerer Hannah!