FRC Team 111, WildStang, began as a small team supported by Motorola Solutions and High School District 214. The team has realized amazing successes and achievements over the years. The team has endured so successfully due to the dedication and commitment of its teachers, mentors, many who are alumni of the team, the school district and Motorola along with many other sponsors who have come on board over the years.
Three separate scholarships are available for eligible graduating seniors on the WildStang team. Any two, three or four year WildStang team member planning to attend a 2 or 4 year higher education institution, may apply for one or more of the available scholarships. Applications must be submitted as detailed in each application no later than the first Monday in March. Winning recipients will be recognized at the WildStang Awards Night held in May.
Koch Family Scholarship
Mark Koch, his wife Cathy and daughter Mary Margaret are proud to offer an annual $2000 scholarship, which can be awarded to one or split between two WildStang students. Mark Koch was the founding educator and leader of the team, retiring in 2016. In honor of this year’s 25th Season of WildStang Robotics, the award has been increased to $4000. This scholarship is focused on the FIRST principle of volunteerism and paying it forward. To learn more about the scholarship and complete an application, click apply.
Skierkiewicz Family Scholarship
Al and Dottie Skierkiewicz and their family are proud to sponsor a $2,000 scholarship, for a student or students on the WildStang Robotics Team. Al and Dottie have been members of the WildStang team since 1996. Their two children, Mark and Karen, participated in the team while attending Wheeling High School and they look forward to their grandchildren participating on the team when they reach high school. This scholarship is focused on Al & Dottie’s desire that students “Learn Something New Every Day”. To learn more about the scholarship and complete an application, click apply.
WRSA WildStang Core Values Scholarship
WRSA, the parent support group of WildStang Robotics, is proud to sponsor a $500 scholarship to be awarded to one WildStang student. FRC Team 111, WildStang has experienced many successes over the years. Key ingredients of the WildStang successes are the teams’ core values, which have existed and yet were never formalized until this year; Fun, Respect, Responsibility, Effort, Teamwork, and Learning. The WRSA WildStang Core Values Scholarship will be awarded to one individual based on the ability to demonstrate their embodiment of these Core Values during their time as a WildStang team member. To learn more about the scholarship and complete an application, click apply.
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