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 two scholarships to graduating high school seniors who demonstrate leadership skills, scholastic achievement, extracurricular and community involvement, and a desire to complete a post-secondary education.

The Johnson Family Scholarship has awarded 10 recipients since establishment and continues to recognize TWO qualified and ambitious student leaders in good academic standing that has a drive for success attending high school in the state of Wisconsin or Illinois.

This Year's Recipients:  Molly Posta (Waukesha South) and Karrie Wicherski (Waukesha North) at their respective Honors Nights.

Molly will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Karrie will be attending the University of South Dakota this Fall 2019!

Past Recipients:

2013: Kelsey Spangler (Waukesha South), Indiana Wesleyan University

2014: Rebecca Krueger (Waukesha South), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015: Buchanan Cooley (Waukesha South), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2016: Madison Unger (Waukesha South), University of Tennessee-Knoxville

2017: Ethan Huskey (Waukesha South), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017: Bailey Groh Rasmussen (Waukesha South), University 0f Wisconsin-Madison

2018: Grayson Cooley (Waukesha South), University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

2019: Molly Posta (Waukesha South), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2019: Karrie Wicherski (Waukesha North), University of South Dakota

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!