FDL HS Kohl Excellence Scholarship Recipient

A $5000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2016 Excellence Scholarship was presented to Samuel Meier, a senior at Fond du Lac High School at a recognition luncheon hosted by Herb Kohl. Sam is shown here with his father, Wayne, his mother, Heather, and Mr. Kohl.

The Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic potential, outstanding leadership, citizenship, community service, integrity and other special talents.

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has been recognizing educational excellence annually since 1990 to graduating high school students throughout Wisconsin. This year, Herb Kohl has increased the scholarship amount from the previous $3000 per scholar to $5000. Since it was established in 1990, the Herb Kohl Foundation has awarded $10.2 million to Wisconsin students, teachers, and schools.