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NIPCO Awards 2024 Scholarships

NIPCO is proud to announce the recipients of our scholarship program for the 2024-2025 academic school year. These exceptional individuals have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills, and a solid commitment to their communities. We are honored to support their future endeavors and excited to see the positive impact they will have on the world.

Head and shoulders photo of Reece Spieler.
Reece Spieler

Reece Spieler received the $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Reece is the son of NIPCO Chief Information Officer Steve Spieler and his wife Denise. Reece will be a junior in the fall at Morningside University, majoring in Biology with minors in Business and Psychology. His future plans are to attend graduate school at Palmer College of Chiropractic and hopes to be a chiropractor.


Head and shoulders photo of Molly Scheitler.
Molly Scheitler

Molly Scheitler, daughter of NIPCO Chief Financial Officer Jane Scheitler and husband, Bill, was awarded an $850 scholarship from NIPCO. Molly, who will be a sophomore at the University of Iowa in the fall, is majoring in Political Science and Pre-Law.


Head and shoulders photo of Josh Scheitler.
Josh Scheitler

Josh Scheitler is the son of NIPCO Senior Telecommunications Technician Marc Scheitler and his wife, Lisa. Josh will be a sophomore at Iowa State University this fall and is working toward a degree in software engineering. Josh was the recipient of a $600 scholarship from NIPCO.

Head and shoulders photo of Ava Monson.
Ava Monson

Ava Monson is the daughter of Nishnabotna Valley REC Materials Coordinator Dave Monson and his wife, Angela. Ava plans to attend Iowa State University and pursue a degree in the field of business. Ava was awarded a $600 scholarship from NIPCO.

Head and shoulders photo of Logan Thorson.
Logan Thorson

Logan Thorson is the son of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative Line Foreman Jason Thorson and his wife Amber. Logan will be a freshman at South Dakota State University in the fall with plans to earn a degree in Civil Engineering. Logan was awarded a $600 scholarship from NIPCO.

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship winners!

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