Sid & Marie VanderGriend Scholarship Awarded

The Sid & Marie VanderGriend Scholarship has been established by the VanderGriend family to encourage post-secondary education. This scholarship is $500. Madeline Oostra, Sheldon, is this year’s recipient. Madeline is currently an Extended Practical Nursing student at NCC.

Sid VanderGriend was unable to attend high school because of World War II. After his military service, Sid returned to Sheldon and completed his GED at NCC. He was proud to receive his honorary high school diploma, along with twelve other World War II veterans, with the 2001 Sheldon High School graduating class. Sid and Marie have been lifelong learners and have always encouraged the pursuit of education.