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Student Award Winners

These graduates were presented MLC’s annual student awards at the Senior/Faculty Banquet Thursday, May 15, 2014.

(Back row L – R) The Knight Award: Justin Eternick and Rebecca Engelbrecht Leading Scholar Awards: Kimberly Schmill and Noah Willitz (also Brooks Scholarship)   

(Front row L – R) UMAC Scholar Athlete Awards: Micah Plocher (also Brooks Scholarship) and Bethany Schultz (also The Knight Award) Fine Arts Award: Peter Plagenz, Service Award: Russell Scoggins (also acknowledged as 2014 Student Senate President) Via Veritas Vita Award: Katrina Buchholz

Student Award Winners


Brooks Scholarship

Every year since 1984, the Brooks scholarship has been helping men enrolling at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary with tuition assistance for all three years of classroom study.

Knight Award

The Knight Award is presented to individuals for their contribution to the Martin Luther College athletic program throughout their collegiate career. The award is based on participation, sportsmanship, and excellence in the area of athletics.

Leading Scholar Awards

These awards are given to the students with the leading GPA in each area of study.

UMAC Scholar Athlete Award

This award, which is given to one male and one female student athlete, recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate a healthy balance by achieving excellence in academics, leadership, and service, while participating in intercollegiate athletics.

Fine Arts Award

This award is presented to a graduating student who has excelled in the area of music, musical performance, drama, or campus publications throughout his/her college career.

Service Award

This award is presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated a charitable character. The recipient of this award is known by both the student body and faculty of Martin Luther College for using talents and time in Christian service to others.

Via Veritas Vita Award

This award is presented to a student who demonstrates a true Christian character as well as school spirit. Such a person exhibits faithfulness to personal responsibilities, willingness to help others, and distinguishable leadership qualities.

Student Body President Recognition

This award is given to the outgoing student body president for service to the college.