Preissel, Shirley A. & Dobyns, Debbie A. Memorial

Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation

Preissel, Shirley A. & Dobyns, Debbie A. Memorial was established in memory of Richard, Shirley Preissel and their daughter, Debbie A. Dobyns. The whole family worked and operated the Black Hawk Motel in Wisconsin. This scholarship is given to a graduating high school senior planning to take up a degree related to Hospitality.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    This scholarship is given to a graduating senior
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    The recipient may not be limited to a desire to work in hotel and motel management, but may also include restaurant and business management, foodservice, tourism, etc.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Include Two Letters of Recommendation, one from school (i.e. teacher, coach, club advisor), and one from the community (i.e. employer, pastor, youth leader, neighbor, etc..). A Letter of Recommendation - student worksheet may be requested in the HS counseling office
  • Other Materials:
    Write a Financial Need Statement (no more than 500 words).Write your Career Plan (no more than 500 words)Make copies for each local scholarship for which you apply and one additional copy to remain in the counseling office-only one, not one for each scholarship. Staple all of the above components together for each application (you may use a cover sheet with the name of the scholarship and your name on it, but PLEASE DO NOT USE PLASTIC OR HEAVY PAPER REPORT COVERS)

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