Six Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship winners were presented with plaques and a scholarship of $1,500 at a recent Fergus Falls Sertoma Club noon meeting at Mabel Murphy’s in Fergus Falls. They are Nicole Jorud, Madelyn Boyd, Hannah Polejewski, Lacey Seim, Mattea Steeke and Grace Lang. The scholarships are to assist them with future education in their chosen fields.
Mike Rohde died of heredity heart disease in 2000, and 46 scholarships totaling $69,00.00 have been awarded in his memory so far. This has been made possible by the donations of more than 150 people, the Fergus Falls Sertoma Club, the Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship board and the Rohde family. The Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship Board members are Dianne Rohde-Szarke, Mickey Rohde, Ethan Rohde, Amber Huschka, Mike Beyer, Wally Stommes, Paul Tysver and Scott DeMartelaere.