KMC students, spouses awarded scholarships at ceremony on Ramstein

Around $102,000 in scholarships was recently awarded to KMC students and military spouses during a ceremony held at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein.
A portion of the 2011 Ramstein Welfare Bazaar’s net proceeds went toward the overall $102,000.

The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club has planned, organized and executed the Ramstein Welfare Bazaar for the past 47 years to benefit the KMC.

Each year, a significant portion of bazaar proceeds goes toward KMC scholarships, which are awarded to high school seniors, university students and military spouse students.

Funds for scholarships were also contributed by the Ramstein Enlisted Spouses Association and the Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association.
High School Category Winners:
Jackson Bargery, Michaela Corral, Talitha Elbert, Matthew Finley, Elena Fritz, Rachel Griep, Stephen Guenther, Samantha Hansen, Lauren Hawkins, Anneke Heimlich, Rachel Hook, Jessica Kafer, Rachel Kersey, Erik Langholz, Jeffery Lawson, Carl Lewenhaupt, Lacee Loescher, Kelcie Mackenzie, Austin Marlowe, Jeana Masters, Alexandra McGough, Patrick O’Neal, Andrew Rinard, Natalie Ruiz-Castillo, Hannah Schenk, Josephine Seebeck, Dylan Sharpy, Jennifer Sojo, Ekaterina Tangog, William Tirone, Patrick Tremaglio, Jasmine Young, Micaela Young and Alexander Zablosky

University Category Winners:
Colleen Davis, William Fogle, Jacob Gernert, Ryan Gernert, Michael Sojo and Cayla Turain.

Spouse Category Winners:
Sanja Abshire, Michelle Baldwin, Diana Bishop, Perla Hopkins, Tracey-Ann Jackson, Susan Kelly, Jill Lindberg, Rachel Phillips, Keely Webb and Sharon Wilt.

The 2012 Ramstein Welfare Bazaar committee has begun planning for this year’s bazaar, which will take place from Sept. 13 to 16. The bazaar committee is accepting applications for volunteers on their website, You can also “like” them on Facebook at “2012 Ramstein Welfare Bazaar.”
Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who make it possible to give away so much money in scholarships.

(Courtesy of Tracy Swift)