Award recipients

PAEF awards scholarships each May at the Annual Scholarship Reception. This reception represents the culminating activity of a year-long process and measures the Foundation's progress in fulfilling its mission to support Granite County students' education at the post-secondary level.   


 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients

Scarlett Guilbert: Marletto Family Scholarship ($2500) and Statler Family Scholarship in memory of Theo Statler ($1000)

Gabrielle Kempf: Marletto Family Scholarship ($25000 and Eik Family Scholarship ($1000)

Sara Kielley: PAEF Board of Directors Scholarship ($1000)

Sara Burgmeier: Warren Anders Service Recognition ($1000) and Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Kane Hess: Tom Hood Leadership Scholarship ($1000) and Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Joseph Parke: Rose and Thomas Brogan Scholarship ($2500)

Madison Huckfeldt: Commander O'Rourke Scholarship ($1000), Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship ($500) and Rotary Community Service Project ($3000)

Sara Burgmeier: Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Sierra Metesh: KPK Trust Scholarship ($3000), Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($500) and David M. Rouse Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Olivia Burgmeier: Granite County Medical Foundation Scholarship ($1000)

Tara Dunkerson: Granite County Medical Foundation Scholarship ($1000)

Addison Schindler: Molteni Scholarship ($500)

Sarah Goff: Leipheimer Family Scholarship ($1000)

Susanna Kielley: Philipsburg Mail Scholarship ($1500)

Paytn Rasor: 7/8th Grade Writing Contest ($250)

Anna Locke: 9/10th Grade Writing Contest ($250)

Darby Danishanko: 9/10th Grade Writing Contest ($250)

Lucia Lee: Promising Young Writer Award ($250)


2018 Scholarship Award Recipients

​Maggie Althaus: Sharon Christenson Service Recognition Scholarship ($1000)
Sara Burgmeier: Jan Bowen Service Recognition Scholarship ($1000) and Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($250)
Emily Canfield: Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Jaden Comings: Marletto Family Scholarship ($3000) and KPK Trust Scholarship ($3000)
Sydney Rae Cutler: Eik Family Scholarship ($1000) and
Leipheimer Family Scholarship ($1000) 
Darby Danishanko: 9/10th grade writing contest winner ($250)
Tara Dunkerson: Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($1000)
Emma Grange: 9/10th grade writing contest winner ($250)
Colton Grange: Rose and Thomas Brogan Scholarship ($1500)
Madison Huckfeldt: 11th grade community service and writing contest winner ($500)
Brianna Jesse: Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Sara Kielley: 11th grade community service and writing contest winner ($500)
Susanna Kielley: PAEF Board of Directors Scholarship ($1000)
Mitchell Monaco: Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($250)
Spencer Parke: Bales Family Good Samaritan Award ($500)

Elizabeth Perry: 7/8th grade writing contest winner ($250)
Kristen Piippo: Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship ($500) and Molteni Scholarship ($500)
Morgan Radtke: Marletto Family Scholarship ($2000)
Brooke Rouse: Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship ($500), David Rouse Memorial Scholarship ($500) and
Bales Family Good Samaritan Award ($500)
Jenny Williams: Commander Bernard J. O’Rourke Scholarship ($1000)

2017 PAEF Scholarship Recipients
$18,500 was awarded at the 17th Annual Scholarship Reception May 8, 2017
Maggie Althaus, $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Andrew Donlan: $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Ahnna Goodrich: $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship                                              
Ann Hansen: $1000 Commander Bernard J. O’Rourke Scholarship,  $500 Eik Family Scholarship and $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Mitchell Monaco: $500 PAEF Board of Director’s Scholarship
Madison Neinhuis: $500 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Kristen Piippo: $1000 PAEF Prospector Ball Scholarship, $500 Molteni Scholarship
Addison Schindler: $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Emilee Steinberg: $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Erica Stoebe: $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship, $3000 KPK Trust Scholarship,  and $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Sally Yates: $1000 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Jaise Stokes: $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship Writing Contest for 7th/8th Graders
Madison Huckfeldt: $250 Writing Contest for 9th/10th Graders
Sydney Rae Cutler: $500 Community Service Project and Essay Contest for 11th Graders                                                                
Kristin Piippo and Mitchel Monaco: Bales Family Good Samaritan Awards

2016 Scholarship Award Recipients
Tara Dunkerson, $3000 Marletto Family Scholarship                                               
Maggie Althaus, $2000 Marletto Family Scholarship and $1000 Huffman Family Scholarship
Tyler Gentry, $1000 PAEF Prospector Ball Scholarship and $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Annie Pawlak, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship and $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Rashel Helcher, $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Scholarship
Olivia Burgmeier, $500 Molteni Scholarship and $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Courtney Goff, $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Bridgette Oberweiser, $500 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Ciera Wingo, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O’Rourke Scholarship
Jenelle Peterson, $500 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship and $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Bryce Gill, $500 PAEF Board of Director’s Scholarship
Emma Grange, $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship Writing Contest for 7th/8th Graders

2015 Scholarship Award Recipients
Chase Commings, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Marie Waldbillig, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Cheyenne White, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O'Rourke Scholarship
Kira Dallasera, $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Eric Bohrnsen, $500 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship
Jenelle Peterson, $500 Molteni Scholarship
Rebecca Gesel, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Thomas Paxton, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Gregory Schindler, $2000 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Madison Nienhuis, $500 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Rashel Helcher, $500 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Sara Kielley, $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship

2014 Scholarship Award Recipients
Melanie Parke, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Tanner Jensen, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Jerry Metesh, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O'Rourke Scholarship
Shane Rigby, $500 Will Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Bryce Gill, $500 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship
Austin Waldbillig, $500 Sharon Christensen Scholarship
Paige Fickler, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Kaylee Spencer, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Gregory Schindler, $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Bridgette Oberweiser, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Anna Pence, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Susanne Kielley, $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship

2013 Scholarship Award  Recipients

Kylie Nienhuis, $500 Eik Family Scholarship and $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Mary Jo Hilerman, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship and $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Kylie Walker-Connors, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship and $500 Sharon Christensen Scholarship
Taber Goff, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O'Rourke Scholarship
Maclane Bignell, $500 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship
Bryce Gill, $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Bridgette Oberweiser, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Brooke Rouse, $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship

2012 Scholarship Award Recipients

Bridgette Oberweiser, $3500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Rhianna Pool, $1500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Shanna Johnson, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship and $500 Sharon Christensen Scholarship
Karissa Ogden, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O'Rourke Scholarship
Kalene Jacobson, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Breanna Robinson, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Jordan Mannix, $500 Eik Family Scholarship and $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Joseph Mannix, $250 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship
Glen Mackey, $250 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship

2011 Scholarship Award Recipients
Zachary Waldbillig, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Alai Webb, $2500 Marletto Family Scholarship
Michael Shattuck, $500 Sharon Christensen Scholarship
Libby Havranek, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Brianna Jess, $250 Jon Manke Memorial Scholarship
Mackenzie Bonney, $1500 Rose and Thomas Brogan Memorial Scholarship
Ashley Boomer, $500 PAEF Board of Director's Scholarship
Megan Thorstenson, $1000 Commander Bernard J. O'Rourke Scholarship
Carly Johnson, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Aaron Brashear, $500 Eik Family Scholarship
Audrie Parke, $250 Keith Graybeal Memorial Scholarship

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