Scholarship applications now available at Lake Mills High School and Lakeside High School. Check with your guidance office.
The Friends of the Library established a scholarship to support local high school graduates with advancing their educational goals. The first scholarship was awarded in 2015.
The Friends Scholarship applications are available through Lake Mills and Lakeside high schools. You don’t need to contact the friends or the library for an application. Contact your guidance counselor for information on the application and scholarship. If you’re wondering if you should apply, then you should apply.
2022 Scholarship Winner
The Friends of the L.D,Fargo Public Library Scholarship was awarded recently to Ava Belling, a Lake Mills High School graduate. Belling will be continuing her education this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in communication sciences and disorders. She wants to work with children of all abilities and become a speech pathologist. She is the daughter of Christina Schopf.
2021 Scholarship Winner
2020 Scholarship Winner
2019 Scholarship Winner
Ellie Laws is the recipient of the 2019 Friends of the Library scholarship. Ms. Laws was awarded $1,000 to continue her education.
2018 Scholarship Winner
2017 Scholarship Winner
2016 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Chase Scheel who was chosen by the Friends of the Library to receive the 2016 Scholarship award. Chase will graduate from Lake Mills High School this May and will enroll at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI in the U.P. Chase plans to study Mechanical Engineering.
2015 Scholarship Winner
The Friends of the L.D. Fargo Library presented their $500 scholarship to 2015 Lake Mills High School senior, Megan Tickner. Megan will continue her education at the UW-Whitewater, majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of Michele Heiden, Watertown, and Kevin Tickner, Lake Mills. The scholarship is offered to seniors at both high schools in Lake Mills as long as they are living within Jefferson County. This is the fourth year that the Friends have given a scholarship.