Parker Newell receives a Wayne Scholarship

International Academy Okma graduate Parker Newell earns a Sandbox Foundation Wayne Scholarship. Parker intends to enroll at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, School of Engineering for the Fall 2023 semester.

This is the first Sandbox Foundation scholarship awarded a graduate of the International Academy Okma. Parker received notice of his Scholarship by email. Unfortunately, foundation advisors were unable to present Parker’s award in person. Parker has a long history of work and service to the community, including Boy Scouts, Vacation Bible School, Marching Band, and Tutoring. Parker spent a portion of last summer working on his Eagle Scout project.

Cullen Detrick earns a Barbara Faye Scholarship

L’anse Creuse North 2023 graduate Cullen Detrick was awarded a Barbara Faye scholarship from the Sandbox Foundation on Wednesday, May 24th. Cullen is headed to Grand Valley to study mathematics. Cullen’s well rounded essay touched deeply on Work, Service and Inspiration. But it was Cullen’s testament to the ethics he would live by that caught the attention of foundation advisors. Cheryl and Rock went “home again” to present Cullen his scholarship in person.

Anne May becomes the first Lutheran High North recipient

2023 high school graduate Anne May becomes the first Lutheran High North student to earn a Sandbox Foundation Scholarship.

Anne is the recipient of a Barbara Faye Scholarship based on Faith and Principles. Her essay caught the attention of all foundation advisors immediately, making her a unanimous decision during the first round of discussions. Anne’s achievements at school, in church and in sports are a lengthy list of worthy accomplishments. We wish Anne and her family well as she attends college, seeking a Mechanical Engineering degree.

Armada High School Graduate earns Inspiration Scholarship

Parker Westfall earns Inspiration Scholarship

Armada High School 2023 Graduate Parker Westfall is the second student from his school district to earn the Inspiration Scholarship from the Sandbox Foundation. Parker is a fine young man who received several scholarships from local entities during Armada School’s annual Honors Night. Parker will be studying Business Administration at either the University of Michigan or Grand Valley in the fall. Rock Kuchenmeister was on hand to deliver summary information about the Sandbox Foundation and to present Parker in person.

Romeo HS Grads take home two Scholarships

Two Romeo High School 2023 graduates were awarded scholarships by Rock and Cheryl at the RHS Honors night, held May 15th. Olivia Encisco received the first publicly announced Sandbox Foundation Scholarship for 2023 HS graduates. Olivia is receiving one of two Wayne Scholarships to be awarded this year. She is headed to New York, NY to study Music Theater next fall.

Andrea Esqueda received this year’s Kuchenmeister Family Scholarship. Andrea is headed to Wayne State to begin her college studies this fall. By receiving the Kuchenmeister Family Scholarship, Andrea has qualified to reapply in January for a Sandbox Continuing Scholarship. Three Continuing Scholarships were awarded to returning collage students for 2023 earlier in May.