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 2011 Jim Page Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Employee  

The American Dairy Products Institute announced the 2011 Jim Page Memorial Scholarship recipient, Alesha Radke, at the 2011 ADPI / ABI Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois.   Radke is a part-time employee at Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery’s retail store in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. 

Radke is pursuing a double major in Physics and Chemistry with a Biochemical emphasis at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls.  She has been on the Dean’s List for all five semesters at the University where she has maintained a GPA of 3.9 – all while working part-time at Ellsworth Creamery. Radke was awarded the CRC Press Chemistry Achievement Award in 2009, and this spring she was invited to join the national physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma.
She graduated from Ellsworth High School in 2008 with a GPA of 3.99; was a cheerleader, a member of the National Honor Society, student council, math league and the marching band.  In 2006 and 2008 she was awarded the Colonel Ellsworth Award for academic achievement and she received a music honor in 2008.

The scholarship is awarded to the dependent of an employee or to an employee of an ADPI member.  Scholarship applicants must currently be in good academic standing at a nationally accredited college or university, pursuing a course of study that will lead to a bachelor’s degree, have completed at least one full semester and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 using the standard 4.0 scale. The award may be used for any educational expenses that a student may have in furthering his/her education.
The Jim Page Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of James J. Page who enjoyed a distinguished marketing career in the dairy industry and demonstrated exceptional leadership skills while serving as the Chief Executive Officer of ADPI from 2002 through 2008.
If you would like to make a contribution to the Jim Page Memorial Scholarship or if you are a dependent of an employee or an employee of an ADPI member company, and would like more information on the scholarship, please click here.


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