Bootstrap Scholarship Program

PaceSetters Scholarship Program

Each year we award scholarships to high school seniors involved in track or cross country. In 2023, we awarded four $500 scholarships and one $500 Mark Werner Scholarship and will do so again in 2024. Mark was a member of PaceSetters for many years and was a 1975 graduate of Appleton East.

Please use the form below to submit your application. In additon to the questions, please attach two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and one from a track or cross country coach.

The due date is April 30th, 2024. You should hear back shortly after your submission that it was received and is okay. Any questions, please Contact Us.





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Here are the high school seniors that were awarded the $500 scholarships in 2023

Faith Galica $500

Oshkosh West High School

Will be attending UW Madison (Molecular and Cellular Biology)

Allison VanDerWegen $500

Kaukauna High School

Will be attending UW-Oshkosh (Rehabilition Science)

Macy Verhasselt $500

Freedom High School

Will be attending UW-Madison (Finance and Business Real Estate)

Bridger Wenzel $500

Neenah High School

Will be attending UW-Oshkosh (Chemistry major, Music minor)

And sometimes, we are so humbled and honored to get notes like this.

And here is the high school senior that was awarded the $500 Mark Werner scholarship in 2023.

Devyn Lang

Fox Valley Lutheran High School

Will be attending Liberty University (Biomedical Science)