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Hamilton student winner of Kohl scholarship


Hamilton High School senior Yuchun Wang was awarded the 2016 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship. Wang was recognized at a luncheon April 9 hosted by retired U.S. Senator Herb Kohl.

The Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic potential, outstanding leadership, citizenship, community service, integrity and other special talents. Wang will receive a $5,000 scholarship to pursue post-secondary education.

Since 1990, the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has awarded $10.2 million to Wisconsin students, teachers and schools. This year, Herb Kohl increased the scholarship amount from $3,000 to $5,000 per recipient.