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June 24, 2024

2024 Dieterich graduates receive scholarships from the Dieterich Community Education Endowment

Row, L-R: Wyatt Fuesting, Veronica Miramontes, Skylar Wilson, Ruby Westendorf, Olivia Brummer, Delaney Miller

Second Row, L-R: Malia Shadle, Miley Britton, Makenna French, Macy Donaldson, Trevor Niemerg

Third Row, L-R: Luke Wente, Kaden Einhorn, Eva Meinhart, John Holste, Hunter Bannick

Bottom Row, L-R: Hailey McWhorter, Gabe Jackson, Brayden Hahn, Caleb Gephart, Adriana Gordon

Not pictured: Jackson Holste

(DIETERICH, Illinois – June 20, 2024) The Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 22 Dieterich High School seniors have been named recipients of the 2024 Dieterich Community Education Endowment Scholarship. A total of $15,400 has been awarded to the following students:

Hunter Bannick, Miley Britton, Olivia Brummer, Macy Donaldson, Kaden Einhorn, Makenna French, Wyatt Fuesting, Caleb Gephart, Adriana Gordon, Brayden Hahn, Jackson Holste, John Holste, Gabe Jackson, Hailey McWhorter, Eva Meinhart, Delaney Miller, Veronica Miramontes, Trevor Niemerg, Malia Shadle, Luke Wente, Ruby Westendorf, and Skylar Wilson.

The Dieterich Community Education Endowment Fund was created in 2007 with the goal of providing all Dieterich graduating seniors who meet the requirements with scholarship assistance.  Applicants must be a resident of Dieterich Community Unit #30 School District (DCUSD), attend eight consecutive years of school at DCUSD, be attending a post-secondary school that receives state or federal funding, must maintain a minimum of a “C” average, and must be enrolled as a full-time student.  Graduating seniors who are receiving a full ride to the college of their choice are ineligible for this scholarship.


Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation manages more than 200 funds for the immediate and long-term benefit of communities in southeastern Illinois. For more information, contact Alex Pleasant, President/CEO of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation, at 217.342.4988 or

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