The Judy Winkel Scholarship was established to support the educational pursuits of the future leaders of northwest Iowa. This $500 scholarship is awarded by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. This year’s recipient is Matthew Kollbaum, Marcus. Matthew will be in the Industrial Instrumentation & Control program this fall.
Judy Winkel was raised on a farm near Ashton, graduated from Sheldon High School, the University of Iowa College of Business Administration, and the University of Iowa Law School. She spent 30 years working as an attorney/ lobbyist for a major financial corporation headquartered in Dallas, TX, lobbying state legislators across the nation, and Congressmen in Washington D.C. Upon retirement, she felt her hometown roots pulling her back to northwest Iowa. Since returning to Sheldon, she actively supports the area through her community service work, including the NCC Foundation Board.