2023 Scholarship & Award Recipients

As we commemorate the anniversary of Nano Nagle’s death, we offer congratulations to the recipients of the following scholarships:

Nano Nagle College Scholarship

Theodore Ahern
Columbus Catholic High School
Waterloo, Iowa

The $1,500 Nano Nagle Scholarship is a scholarship that travels among the high schools where our sisters taught. Since 2010 scholarship recipients have represented the following Iowa schools: Wahlert High School (Dubuque); Bishop Garrigan High School (Algona); Newman High School (Mason City); St. Mary High School (Storm Lake); St. Edmond High School (Fort Dodge); Beckman High School (Dyersville); and Columbus High School (Waterloo).

Mother Vincent Hennessy Foundation Scholarship

Megan Hefel
Wahlert Catholic High School
Dubuque, IA

The $1,500 Mother Vincent Hennessy Foundation Scholarship is a scholarship awarded annually to a student from Wahlert Catholic High School, which Presentation Sisters have actively supported since its inception.

Dubuque Presentation Associate Scholarship

Luis Mota – $1,000
La Luz Centro Cultural

Afghan Refugee – $1,000
Presentation Lantern Center

Stephanie Cortes- $1,000

The Dubuque Presentation Associate Scholarship(s) are awarded to financially assist an individual to further his/her education, receive job training or to help with immigration/citizenship expenses. The scholarship award is intended for such expenses as tuition, books and supplies, tools or uniforms for work, transportation, legal and filing fees for immigration or citizenship or other needs associated with the above mentioned pursuits. These scholarships are made possible due to the generous donations of Presentation associates.

Presentation Mission Service Award
Grace Flemming
Chicago, Illinois

The Presentation Mission Service Award is offered to a person(s), 18 years or age or older, committed to serving the Presentation mission and who may otherwise be unable to afford a mission immersion experience (locally, nationally or abroad). Grace is going on a trip to San Pedro Laguna, Guatemala, as part of a medical outreach team through Loyola University. This team provides free primary healthcare clinics for two weeks for those who may otherwise not have access to such care.