Madison Klaas and Benjamin Walleck
Midwest Members Credit Union is proud to sponsor the “Shells of the Month” program at Roxana High School. A two students from each grade is selected each month by members of Roxana faculty. Each student is awarded a certificate and a Subway gift card. Two Seniors (1 female student and 1 male student) that were selected each month will have the opportunity to compete for a $500.00 “Shells of the Year” scholarship each at the end of the school year.
The 2020 Shells of the Year winners are Madison Klaas and Benjamin Walleck.
Madison Klaas was involved with Softball, Volleyball, Letterman Club, Home Economics Club, Pep Club, Saturday Scholars, Student Council and Student Ambassadors. Madison received many honors/awards while a student at Roxana. She received IHSA Scholar Athlete, Presidents Academic Excellence Award, Daughters of the American Revolution Award, Illinois State Scholar, Physics Student of the year, Silver Medallion Recipient and was a part of the National Honor Society. Not only was Madison an outstanding student but she also volunteered for many organizations throughout the community.
After graduation Madison plans to attend Illinois State University to major in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Madison also plans to attend Medical School once she completes her undergraduate.
Benjamin Walleck was involved in Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track and Field, Letterman’s Club, Roxana Extreme Team, Student Ambassador, Business Club and Talent Search. Benjamin received many honors/awards while a student at Roxana. He received Silver Medallion Award, Roxana Scholar Athlete, Presidents Academic Excellence Award, Everfi Financial Literacy Award, Culinary Arts Student of the Year, Honor Roll and was a part of the National Honor Society. Benjamin also is very active within the community volunteering with many civic organizations.
After graduation Benjamin plans to attend the University of Kansas to major in Aeronautical Engineering.
Congratulations Madison and Benjamin, and all of us here at Midwest Members Credit Union wish you well in your future endeavors.