Foundation Success Stories

Golf for the Future event at Trappers Turn in the past seven years has raised $2,168,524 for the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Sixty four donations have come forward to fund department, academic and community scholarships.  Endowed funds are currently valued at $3,719,169.  Partnerships with the WDEF have resulted in growing the foundation to the sum of $4,076,000.

Thanks to the WDEF and affiliates of the foundation, approximately $155,000 worth of endowed scholarships will be available for graduates from Wisconsin Dells High School, Class of 2018.

Beginning 2018, the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation is funding the WDEF Continuing Education Scholarship.  The amount of this scholarship is at least $1,000 - offered to graduates of Wisconsin Dells High School who are already attending a post-secondary school of higher education and show significant financial need.

  • Rita Schoeneman Scholarship Fund
  • The Arts - Owen Gromme & the Wisconsin Dells Art Association Scholarship Fund
  • Laina Bailey Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Heather Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Fred Reinenking Spade Award Fund
  • John James Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Class of 2013 Scholarship Fund
  • Tim & Debbie Tofson Scholarship Fund
  • Luszczak Family Memorial Fund
  • The Diehl Family
  • Wisconsin Dells Rotary Club
  • ADCI Scholarship Fund
  • Richard T. Lucke & Richard P. Lucke Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Mike & Marion Uphoff, John & Virginia Uphoff, Helen Uphoff & Phillip Uphoff Scholarship Fund
  • James H. (Gibby) Gibson Scholarship Fund
  • Billy Anderson Memorial Performing Musician Scholarship Fund
  • Al Horn Memorial
  • Gissal Family Memorial
  • Kellen Stroede Memorial
  • Kenneth R. Zinke Family
  • Kraemer Brothers Scholarship Fund
  • Joe Heintz Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • The Bank of Wisconsin Dells Scholarship Fund
  • The Keg & Baja Cantina Scholarship Fund
  • Royal Excavating, Inc. Scholarship Fund
  • Kalahari Culinary Scholarship Fund
  • The Village of Lake Delton Scholarship Fund
  • The Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau Scholarship Fund
  • Scott Frederiksen Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Edward Don Company Scholarship Fund
  • North American Mechanical Inc. Scholarship Fund
  • Harlan Feldt Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Al Horn Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Trappers Turn Boys and Girls Golf Scholarship Fund
  • John E. Mackesey, Eva Ramsey, Carl R. Seger Scholarship Fund
  • Gissal Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • David L. Gasser Memorial Scholarship
  • Kops for Kids Scholarship
  • Kraemer Brothers
  • WD Achievement & Ability Scholarship
  • WD Alumni Scholarship