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2024-2025 NWR Builders Exchange Scholarship Announcement


At last week’s NWR Builders Exchange Board of Directors meeting, our board members met to select the SIX scholarship recipients for the $500 that will be awarded at our Annual Meeting in January 2025.  Our applicant numbers were very low this year.  We only received eight applications this year.  This compares to an average of 25 over the past several years.  We have no idea why the numbers were so low.  Prior to the meeting our board members voted.  When we gathered for the meeting, our board member decided that all 8 were deserving of the scholarship.  So,  in January 2025, we will be awarding EIGHT $500 scholarships!

The only criterion for applying is that the student must be the son or daughter or an employee of a NWRBX member.  Also, any student, whether they are graduating from high school or currently attending a post high school, may apply.  The student is required to attend a post high school in the fall semester and to successfully complete that semester.  The scholarships will be awarded at our 2025 annual meeting after they have successfully fulfilled that semester.

All cities, names and company names were removed from the applications

for the board of directors’ reviewing.

The following will receive the $500 scholarship at our 2025 Annual Meeting: 

Alyssa Wirth, Jayden Roatch, Madisyn Mohr,

Emma Lechleitner, Brek Gullicksrud, Drake Jurowski,

Owen Hansen, and Keenan Mork

Alyssa Wirth, daughter of Anthony Wirth of RTS Roofing.  Alyssa will be graduating from Altoona High School this spring.  She plans to attend Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI with plans to become a Special Education teacher after college.

Jayden Roatch, son of Kasey Roatch, Ross & Assocs.  Jayden will graduate from Elmwood  High School in May.  He is currently contracted with the National Guard where he will be receiving specialized training in wheeled mechanics and has applied to CVTC for the welding program.

Madisyn Mohr, daughter of Nicholas Mohr of Rhom Construction.  She will graduate from Altoona High School this spring.  Madisyn will be traveling to Fort Myers, FL to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Emma Lechleitner, daughter of Chad Lechleitner of Lechleitner Builders.  Emma will graduate from Lake Holcombe High School in May. She plans to attend North Dakota State University  where she plans to major in Architecture and Design.

Brek Gullicksrud, son of Christian Peterson of TLS Companies.  Brek will graduate from Eau Claire Memorial High School.  He will attend UW-Madison in pursuit of a degree in Accounting.

Drake Jurowski, son of Bill Jurowski of R.J. Jurowski Construction Inc.  Drake will graduate from Whitehall Memorial High School at the end of May.  He is planning to attend Fox Valley Technical College this fall participating in their construction management program. 

Owen Hansen, son of Josh Hansen of Hovland’s Inc.  Owen graduates in May from Eau Claire Memorial High School.  He is planning to attend UW-Stout where he will pursue a degree in construction.

Keenan Mork, son of Gina Paulson of J.H. Larson Co.  Keenan graduated from River Falls High School in 2023.  He is currently attending University of Notre Dame majoring in Business Analytics.


Congratulations to all of these students as they continue down the educational road to reach their eventual goals!