Wahlin Foundation, a private, charitable foundation run by the Wahlin family, owners of STI Holdings and Stoughton Trailers, has awarded $21,000 in scholarships to six graduates from Stoughton, Brodhead and Evansville high schools in Wisconsin. The foundation awards scholarships to high school graduates in the communities where the companies have offices and production facilities, according to the announcement.
Of the $21,000 scholarships, one $2,000 scholarship was awarded in each community to graduates attending technical college, and one $5,000 scholarship from each community went to graduates attending four-year colleges.
Winners of the $5,000 scholarships for 2018 included Alexa Nelson, Stoughton High School and Makayla Elwood, Evansville High School. Receiving a $2,000 scholarship were Tate Knutson, Stoughton High School and Caitlin West, Evansville High School. At Brodhead High School, Jocelyn Manley received a technical college scholarship and Holden Whitledge was the recipient of a four-year college scholarship.