Johnson Family Scholarship

The Johnson Family Scholarship is a scholarship fund started in 2012, by Waukesha South graduates Kelly Johnson (Class of ’11) and Neal Johnson (Class of ’09). The Johnson Family Scholarship created by the sibling duo, awards one scholarship to a graduating Waukesha South high school senior who demonstrates leadership skills, scholastic achievement, extracurricular and community involvement, and a desire to complete a post-secondary education.

The Johnson Family Scholarship has awarded 8 recipients since establishment and continues to recognize TWO qualified and ambitious student leaders in good academic standing that has a drive for success.

This Year's Recipients:  Grayson Cooley and Andrew Kempen at the Waukesha South Honors Night.

Both will be attending colleges in Wisconsin this Fall 2018!

Past Recipients:

2013: Kelsey Spangler, Indiana Wesleyan University

2014: Rebecca Krueger, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015: Buchanan Cooley, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2016: Madison Unger, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

2017: Ethan Huskey, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017: Bailey Groh Rasmussen, University 0f Wisconsin-Madison

2018: Grayson Cooley, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2018: Andrew Kempen, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)

If you attend a high school located in Wisconsin or Illinois and your school currently does not have the Johnson Family Scholarship posted,  please email us at so we can work with your administrative office to have the application available to apply!