IOWWA Scholarship

The Iowa Onsite Wastewater Association offers scholarships to a high school senior wanting to attend a college or a trade school on a part-time or full-time basis OR a student attending college or a trade school on a part-time or full-time basis now.  You are eligible if you are a student and employed by an IOWWA member firm or related to an IOWWA member firm employee and attending or planning on attending a college NOW.  We would like to thank the following donors for providing additional funds for the 2017-2018 Scholarship Program - Municipal Supply - Full $500.00 Scholarship and Moorman Construction - Two Full $500.00 Scholarship.   A portion of your membership dues, $5.00, goes directly into the scholarship program.

The application for the 2019-2020 school year can be downloaded from the "Documents & Files" section of this page.   The filing deadline is April 15, 2019.     If you prefer that the application be emailed to you, please email execdir@iowwa.com.

All applications MUST include the following to be considered for the Scholarship:
1)  Completed Application
2) Letters of Recommendation
3) School Transcripts
4) Photo of Yourself (email to execdir@iowwa.com)

2018-2019 SCHOLARSHIPS

Six students with connections to IOWWA received $500.00 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.    They are Haley Arkfeld, Panama IA; Macy Janssen, Shell Rock IA; Parker Juhl, Latimer IA;  Gabe Ritter, Marengo, IA; Kendra Rozendaal, Monroe IA; and Maia Schossow, Rockwell City IA. 
Haley Arkfeld, Panama IA.   Haley Arkfeld, daughter of Jayme and Shirley Arkfeld, is a 2017 graduate of Harlan Community High School with a 3.992 GPA. She has been attending the University of Iowa since fall of 2017, majoring in accounting and finance, and she maintains a 4.00 GPA. As a high schooler active in her community while also working for Arkfeld Water Services, Haley was a member of National Honor Society and treasurer of every club she joined.  She currently is part of the U of I’s Accounting Club and the university’s Dance Marathon while continuing to work as a plumbers’ assistant at Arkfeld Water Services in Panama. Haley intends to graduate in 2020, become a CPA and work in an accounting firm.

Macy Janssen, Shell Rock IA.    Macy Janssen’s GPA at Waverly Shell Rock Senior High was 3.989 when she graduated in 2017. There she was president of both 4-H and her FFA chapter, a member of National Honor Society, and involved in band, tennis, cross country and numerous community service activities. Now in her second year at DMACC in Ankeny, her GPA is 4.0 and she is involved in Agribusiness Club, Phi Theta Kappa and the Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization (PAS). Since 2015, she has worked 10 to 40 hours per week at various businesses in Waverly and Slater. Macy, the daughter of Linde and Trent Janssen of Shell Rock, is sponsored by her uncle, Todd Mulder of at Mulder Construction Inc. in Shell Rock.

Parker Juhl, Latimer IA.    Parker Juhl, son of Dean and Shelly Juhl of Latimer, is a 2018 graduate of Hampton Dumont Community School with a 3.194 GPA. Throughout high school he also took classes at NIACC and did seasonal outdoor work, including rock picking that required a good deal of physical exertion. In high school, Parker was varsity football captain, a student ambassador and a volunteer for numerous school, church and community activities. Also a weight lifter, he was on the varsity track team and played freshman basketball. He’s now attending Wartburg College and plans to study computer science. Parker’s mother works at Mort’s Water Company in Latimer.

Gabe Ritter, Marengo IA.    Gabe Ritter graduated from Iowa Valley High School with a 3.9396 GPA. He played basketball, golf and baseball, and he was involved in FFA, SIAC, Student Council and National Honor Society. Gabe served as senior class president and earned a scholarship from the Silvercord Volunteer Organization for his community volunteering. Gabe’s summers are spent assisting in the installation of septic systems at Kinzenbaw Earthmoving. He is attending Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids to earn a B.S. in biology and study pre-physical therapy before attending graduate school for physical therapy. Gabe is the son of Jason and Sara Ritter of Marengo.

Kendra Rozendaal, Otley IA.   Kendra Rozendaal, the daughter of Jane and Tim Rozendaal, graduated from Pella Christian High School in 2018 with a 3.473 GPA. While in high school Kendra participated in band, volleyball, bowling, skeet and trapshooting, and she’s been very active in church activities. For nearly three years she worked 20 to 25 hours a week at Fareway in Pella and became evening assistant manager. More recently she’s been serving as a floral designer at Shelly Saver Designs in Leighton. Kendra now is studying business management and marketing at DMACC and hopes to earn floral credentials and one day open her own flower shop. Both of Kendra’s parents are part of Rozendaal Tiling in Monroe.

Maia Schossow, Rockwell City IA.   Maia Schossow is a 2018 graduate of South Central Calhoun High School in Lake City. Enrolled in the gifted and talented program, she earned a 3.9 GPA while also being class treasurer and participating in volleyball, marching band, pep band, jazz band, National Honor Society and the Academic Decathlon. She credits her summer jobs as a lifeguard and drive-in cook with teaching her good social habits, conflict resolution, leadership, customer service and teamwork. Now majoring in biochemistry and minoring in mathematics at the University of Iowa, Maia plans to become an ophthalmologist. Her mother, Shelly Schossow, is environmental health manager at Calhoun Country Public Health.
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