Annual Awards Ceremony

The 18th Annual Awards Ceremony was held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., followed by a dessert and coffee reception. At the Awards Ceremony, the BPS Foundation, along with other local organizations, recognized graduating seniors receiving scholarships. The Foundation awarded $50,000 in scholarships.

Also honored were the recipients of four special awards, the 2018 Support Staff of the Year, Kathy Nowak, Volunteer of the Year, Nicki Byars, Distinguished Educator of the Year, Tye Hanke and New Educator of the Year, Mariah Babbel. Congratulations!

Thank you to Matt & Connie Wickham for generously donating the Of the Year Awards.

From the left: 2018 Support Staff of the Year, Mrs. Kathy Nowak, 2018 Volunteer of the Year, Mrs. Nicki Byars, 2018 Distinguished Educator of the Year, Mr. Tye Hanke, and 2018 New Educator of the Year, Mrs Mariah Babbel.

RSVP to the 2018 Awards Ceremony

BPS Foundation 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Gold $5,000 Sophia Lanphier
Silver $3,500 Zach Wullenwaber
Bronze $2,000 Allie Dew
Bronze $2,000 Mary Claire Opheim
Bronze $2,000 Thomas Spoehr
Bronze $2,000 Hunter Blum
Bronze $2,000 William Johnston
Bronze $2,000 Kollin Heddens
Bronze $2,000 Nicolett Carey
Bronze $2,000 Kelsey Eihausen
Bronze $2,000 Sarah Christensen
Bronze $2,000 Machaela Puck
Career $2,000 Garrett Derengowski (2 year college student)
Career $2,000 Tyler Remmereid (2 year college student)
Markman $500 Garrett Derengowski (Automotive)
Merit Gold $1,500 Jordan Crisman
Merit Gold $1,500 Alexandra Hiscock
Merit Gold $1,500 Olivia Thompson
Merit Silver $1,000 Madison Dreessen
Merit Silver $1,000 Mitchell in den Bosch
Merit Silver $1,000 Ava Limbo
Merit Silver $1,000 Stanford Max Meradith
Merit Silver $1,000 Abigail Schmidt
Merit Silver $1,000 Cole Schumacher
Merit Silver $1,000 Alyssa Shults
Merit Silver $1,000 Jessica Warnke
Merit Silver $1,000 Aaron Wynn
Merit Bronze $500 Drew Erickson
Merit Bronze $500 Alexis Gutschow
Merit Bronze $500 Claire Huber
Merit Bronze $500 Cole Larson
Merit Bronze $500 Elise Ratigan
Merit Bronze $500 Jacob Weikel
All-Star Kids $500 Lydia Schrum
All-Star Kids $500 Hunter Ponce
All-Star Kids $500 Nathan Herrera

BPS Foundation 2018 Award Recipients

2018 New Educator of the Year, Ms. Abby Fitzgerald

2018 Distinguised Educator of the Year, Mr. Tye Hanke

2018 Support Staff of the Year, Mrs. Kathy Nowak

2018 Volunteer of the Year, Mrs. Nicki Byars