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Page -Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 11, 2015 Thursday May 21st, NSEF was honored to par- ticipate in Honors Night, celebrating the achieve- ments of the graduating class of 2015. NSEF is proud to have distributed 13 scholarships this year. The Michelle and George Meinecke Schol- arships are donated by Norwalk residents Michelle and George Mei- necke. This year honoring four soccer players-pic- tured: Michael Riordan, Karson Olerich, Daniel Obley and Anna Jones. The Meineckes donate to NSEF by selling shares of stock each year. The Eltjes Scholarships for Academic and Athlet- ic Excellence are donated by Norwalk residents, Scott and Jodi Eltjes. The Eltjes" are able to make their con- tribution through Scott's employer's employee giv- ing program. The honorees chosen by the Eltjes' this year are: Jaycie Owens, Bryce Origer, Abby Living- ston, and Anna Jones. i The Vivian Anderson Schneider Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a female senior basketball player in honor of the late Vivian Anderson Schneiderof Norwalk. Her. scholarship was started by her husband Robert Schneider of Sun City Ari- zona. Vivian Schneider was a Norwalk Basketball lead- er 'qvack in the day". This year's winner is Jaycie Owens. Giving the award is Vivian's daughter, Kim Gould. The John and Lorraine Lear, Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship was giv- en this year to Brett Bun- nell. The Principal's Leader- ship Scholarship, chosen by Principal Basinger, was awarded to Sebastian Capp. The Dedication Award, chosen by the Deans, was awarded to Anna Jones. The Peer Scholarship winner is chosen by the se- nior class. This award is given to a deserving, yet quiet peer who may other- wise go unrecognized. This year's award was given to Sam Steenhoek; nominated by Sebastian Capp. The scholarship process was lead by student NSEF board member, Elly Hof- maier. Thanks to all of our do- nors who make nights like this possible!! For more information regarding NSEF, please go to norwalkstudent foundation.or . Love is no assignment for cowards. -Ovid Norwalk Student Education Foundation Activities and Events By Lori Miller, President 1 Eltjes Dedication Meinecke Lear Peer Photos submitted. NHS Activities Director By A1 Lammers Principal Schneider SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Baseball The Warriors opened the season splitting a pair of non-conference games with Perry and Waukee. Norwalk's season opener saw them travel to Perry and made the trip worthwhile as they downed the Bluejays 5-0 behind the right arm of senior Chris Comito who threw a complete game no-hitter. The Warriors traveled to Waukee and fell by the score of 8-2. Norwalk is now 1-1 on the year and will open conference play when they host Grirmell. Girls Golf Norwalk's girls golf season came to an abrupt end on a rainy Tuesday as the War- riors took sixth at the 12 team Regional event played at Newton. The Warriors battled a relentless rain for the first 10 holes and were not able to overcome the adverse weather. Jenna Migliero led with Warriors with a 94. A high point to the day was on the last hole of her senior career, Jenna holed out from 80 yards away for a birdie to finish the nine with a 40. Rachel Weber finished with a 108. Rachel Frescoln shot 114 and Emily Kawano ended the day with a 116. The five seniors graduate with a com- bined record of 149-100 going 47-22 this year and three 2nd place finishes in Little Hawkeye Conference Dual seasons. The Warriors hope to continue to build on next year with Frescoln returning and a promising JV including Gabi Hager, Camri Vivone, Rachel Elliott, Lizzy Putbrese, Abbie Wermerskirchen and Anna Lingor. Boys Soccer Congratulations to the Norwalk Boys Soccer team on their state qualification. Girls Soccer The Warriors picked up a first round regional tournament victory with a 10-0 win over the Des Moines North Polar Bears at Warrior Stadium. Norwalk will now travel to Ankeny to take on the Ankeny Hawks in a second round regional game with the winner advancing to the regional final. Softball The Warriors opened their season with a split of non-conference games. In the Concluded p. 11