Ceo Bauer and Ardis Williams Bauer Scholarship


Scholarship Information


For Carson-City High School students pursuing an education in the field of agriculture of forestry.

Ceo Bauer and his sister, Ardis, were born on their parents’ farm two miles west of Carson City in the early 1920s.  They attended the red brick one-room school through the eighth grade and graduated from Carson City High School in 1940 and 1941.  Interestingly, their parents, Ceo Senior and Amy, both graduated from Carson High School in 1921. 


Scholarship Criteria

  • Must be graduates of Carson City-Crystal High School pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited college or university;
  • Must be between the ages of 16 and 25;
  • Preference given to those pursuing an education in the field of agriculture or forestry;
  • If no applicants pursuing an education in the field of agriculture or forestry, consideration will be given to demonstrated financial need, career aspirations and community service;
  • No preference given for academic achievement, except in the case of prior recipient applications;
  • Prior recipients of this scholarship may apply (college transcript required confirming minimum 2.00 GPA over the previous two terms based on a 4.00 scale);

As many as three scholarships available for as much as $1,500 each.


Scholarship Recipients


Hannah Taeter
Carson City- Crystal High School 

Thomas Taeter
Carson City-Crystal High School Graduate
Grand Valley State University

Elizabeth Wieland
Carson City- Crystal High School 


Previous Recipients


Kirsten Andrews
Andrea Gallagher
Thomas Taeter

Kirsten Andrews
Rachel Stoudt

Andrea Gallagher
Marissa Wing

Allie Brillhart
Dannielle Flick

Marie Masta
Kaitlin Beyer

Ranger Smith

Hailey Shinabarger

Josh Hockemeyer

Ethan Vance 


Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship


The Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship was established in November 2020 by the family of Sally Kaufmann to honor her decades of service to teaching and continue her legacy in foreign language and education.  Señora Kaufmann’s passion for teaching Spanish and Hispanic culture, along with her special gift for connecting with her students and colleagues, made her a beloved educator.

Sally Kaufmann was dedicated to helping students further their education, achieve their goals, and literally explore the world.  She was a loyal confidant to countless students with whom she shared her wisdom and listened to their dreams. It is her family’s hope that the Señora Kaufmann Memorial Scholarship will assist Alma High School and other Gratiot County students pursue their passion in foreign language, travel, and international studies. 

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