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David A. and Sandra K. Deke Scholarship

LincolnWay Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, has established the David A. and Sandra K. Deke Scholarship endowment fund. Endowed funds support perpetual giving with annual payouts, and distributions from the Deke Scholarship Fund will support Central DeWitt High School seniors for generations to come. “We hope our scholarships will go …

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James D. Owen Jr. Scholarship

Jim Owen grew up in Camanche, Iowa, in the 1940’s and 50’s. Graduating from Clinton High School in 1955, he then joined the United States Air Force for five years. He served in the Middle East and California during those years. Jim married Wilma Behr of DeWitt in 1957. They had two boys, Jim in …

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The Kilburg Family Scholarship

The Kilburg Family Scholarship

Three generations of the Kilburg Family have called DeWitt home. The Kilburg Family Scholarship honors the memory of family members who were lost too soon and the Family’s continued commitment to the DeWitt community. Darwin and Judy moved to DeWitt in 1971 where they built a business (D&D Chevrolet) while raising three daughters. Kris (Lindsly), …

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Sam Potter

Sam Potter Memorial Scholarship

Sam Potter graduated from Central in 1981. His love for performing arts never died, his degree was in performing arts and theater. Scholarship awarded to students interested in fine arts.

Iowa Mutual

Iowa Mutual Educational Scholarship

Iowa Mutual Insurance Company open in 1890’s in DeWitt. Serving home owners, local industries and commercial businesses in Iowa, Illinois and Nebraska. Scholarship awarded to a student with emphases in business

Dr. Alan R. and Myrna J. Tubbs

Dr. Alan R. and Myrna J. Tubbs Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Tubbs and Myra are graduates of Iowa State University. Dr. Tubbs has a PHD from Cornell University and president of First Central State Bank and Onward Holding Company. Scholarship is awarded to a student attending Eastern Iowa Community College.

Neil Padgett

Neil Padgett Scholarship

Neil Padgett was a teacher and basketball coach at Central DeWitt. Scholarship awarded to a basketball player for four years.

DeWitt Jr. Women’s Scholarship

A philantrophic organization for women with the average age of 30. Scholarship is awarded to a student attending training or college in Iowa or Quad City Schools

Iowanna Juniors Scholarship

On May 11, 1981, during the course of the evening’s business meeting and 4-H presentations, an explosion occurred in the house that held 27 people (4-H members, their parents, siblings and leaders) and severely injured many of them. It was a miracle that no one lost his or her life that night.

City of DeWitt Police

DeWitt Police Foundation Scholarship

DeWitt Police Foundation works to promote crime prevention, public safety and education at Central. No GPA- Scholarship awarded to those interested in Criminal Justice.

Lillian Fell Scholarship

Lillian Marie Hall was born on October 12, 1905, marrying Leslie “Kelly” Fell in February 1927. Lillian worked as a bookkeeper at Peters Motor Company in DeWitt. Volunteering was always part of Lillian’s life. She volunteered for bloodmobiles, Pierian Club, and served Noon Lion Luncheons for the many years. As a member of the First …

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Florence Shrader

Florence M. Schrader Scholarship

Florence M. Galitz Schrader lived for eighty three years in DeWitt Iowa. She was educated, married, and worked in the community. Florence attended Dewitt Schools, married Charles C. Schrader and worked at the Iowa Mutual Insurance Company until her retirement in 1968. Showing her appreciation to the community, Florence included a Central Scholarship in her …

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Donald G. Henricksen

Donald G. Henricksen Scholarship

Donald Gene Henricksen was born in April of 1942, growing up in DeWitt, graduating from DeWitt High School in 1960. Don continued his education in finance at the University of Iowa, graduating in 1967. Farming in Clinton, Scott and Jackson Counties following his graduation. Don was farming 1600 acres in 1981. Patricia McDonald and Donald …

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