Delavan-Darien Foundation — Testimonials

Every year, the Delavan-Darien Foundation provides more than 50 scholarships to local deserving graduates. Here are some testimonials as to how these scholarships have helped students.

“Thank you so very much for the $1,000 Llewellyn Scholarship. I plan to make use of it toward my tuition at UW-La Crosse this fall to study microbiology. I couldn’t do it without the help of generous people like you.”

“Thank you for choosing me to receive the Delavan-Darien Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. I will be attending UW-Stevens Point in the fall. I intend to major in Communications, specifically Media Studies. It is my dream to become a sports broadcaster. The generosity of the Delavan-Darien School District Foundation and its community members will help me to realize my dreams.”

“Two all those that have supported and contributed to the Irvin C. and Harriet B. Llewelyn Scholarship, I would like to express my appreciation and gratitude for your generosity and charity. As I am currently preparing to serve for two years in the Brazil Manaus mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I have developed a greater understanding regarding the importance of such attributes. Principles such as charity and service are so important to communities around the world and help improve the world as a whole. For your efforts in establishing and maintaining such an honorable cause, I am grateful. Through applying this scholarship to my education, I hope to be able to return the generosity and charity you have shown me. Thank you for selecting me to receive this scholarship and supporting my endeavors in further education.”

“Thank you for choosing me to be a recipient of the Delavan-Darien Foundation Memorial Scholarship. I am now one step closer to achieving my dream of being a Genetics Counselor at UW-Madison thanks to generous educational scholarships like yours.”

“I am honored to be the recipient of the Delavan Junior Women’s Club Scholarship. Thanks to your generous support, I will be able to continue my education in Pharmacy at Purdue University. Your continuing generosity to the community is greatly appreciated. My educational pursuits would not be possible without support from scholarship sponsors like you. Thank you for enabling this opportunity and honoring me with the Delavan Junior Women’s Club Scholarship.”

“Please let me express my gratitude for your generous gift of a scholarship. The degree I am going to school for is veterinary science. To pursue this career will be very costly. This scholarship means a lot to me, as I won’t have to work during school as much, and all the time gained will be spent studying. Thank you again for giving me this scholarship. I am truly honored to have received it.”

“Thank you so very much for giving me this award. It means a lot to my family and I for receiving this. I also think it’s amazing that my own community has given me funds for school. I am the first one in my family to finish high school and have decided to pursue a higher education. Again, thank you so much. Because of this, it has given me even more hope and drive to achieve my goals.”

“It was an honor to receive the Wallace Zimmermann Memorial Scholarship. I am excited and thrilled to begin my next step in my educational career. It has been my dream to be an elementary education teacher, and now with your assistance, I will be one step closer financially to achieve this goal.”

“I was thrilled to be chosen as a recipient of the Delavan-Darien Foundation Memorial Scholarship! I have been working hard in my four years of high school toward furthering my education at a good college, and it felt great to be recognized for this. I sincerely thank you for your contribution. You have played a big part in helping me reach the goals I have set and I couldn’t have made it without you.”

“I have started my first semester at Beloit College and I wanted to thank you for your scholarship to help me get here. I’m really excited to be here at Beloit, and your generosity has helped to make that possible.”

“Thank you all for choosing me to receive the Wilma Lauterbach Memorial Scholarship. Upon receiving the checks, I will be putting them immediately into my school costs, as I will soon have no shortage of those. Thank you for your great support and leadership of the Delavan community as you continue to help out soon-to-be college students stay away from an aggregation of debt. Your contributions have made my goals for the future easier to reach.”

“Thank you so much for choosing me for the Merlin Moser Scholarship. I will be using this scholarship while working toward my nursing degree at Carroll University this fall. Thanks again for your generosity.”

“I’d like to thank you personally for choosing me to receive the Irvin C. and Harriet B. Llewellyn Scholarship. This money will help me greatly in paying for college. I come from a family that isn’t doing too well financially, so this scholarship is a great award to us.”

“By being given this scholarship, I can further my post-secondary education and learn the skills I need for a stable career in my future. It has been an honor to be a part of the Class of 2011 from Delavan-Darien High School. DDHS has prepared me for a successful education and this scholarship has made it easier to finance my college experience. Thank you.”

“By awarding me this Delavan-Darien School District Foundation scholarship, you helped my financial burden, which allows me to study more. Your generosity has inspired me in the future to help others and give back to the community.”