CPL Curtis M Swenson Memorial Scholarship

USMC CPL Curtis M Swenson was killed April 2, 2010 in Helmand Province Afghanistan. Born in Rochester, he graduated from Mayo High School in 2007 and joined the Marine Corps in June 2007

Curtis served with Weapons Co, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Division in Kaneohe Bay, HI. Deployed to Iraq from August 2008-March 2009 and Afghanistan from November 2009-April 2010 where he was killed by a road side bomb while serving as a gunner of a vehicle assisting another in distress

Coming from a long line of Marines and service members, Curtis was eager to serve his country. He was quick witted, strong minded and a loyal friend. He was looking forward to college after finishing his enlistment. This Scholarship is offered by Curtis’ family under the CPL Curtis M Swenson Memorial Fund.

REQUIREMENTS

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AWARDS

Five $1000 scholarships will be given to students within the counties of Olmsted, Wabasha, Goodhue, Dodge, Mower, Fillmore, Winona and Houston. This is a one time award per individual.

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS

Year Name School
2021 Alicia Mayo High School
2021 Annabella Stewartville High School
2021 Samara JM High School
2021 Grace Pine Island High School
2021 Ally Lanesboro High School
2020 Morgan Lincoln High School
2020 Amy Mayo High School
2020 Claire Mayo High School
2020 Vanessa Cannon Falls High School
2020 Alyssa LaCrescent High School
2020 Carolyn Hayfield High School
2020 Joseph Sunliner Academy
2020 LilyAnna Triton High School
2020 Sloan Chatfield High School
2020 McKenzie JM High School
2020 Elizabeth Stewartville High School
2020 Madelyn Timm Stewartville High School
2019 Jack Mayo High School
2019 Ellie Stewartville High School
2019 Rachel Wabasha-Kellogg High School
2019 Martha Triton High School
2019 Cassidy Austin High School
2018 Max Mayo High School
2018 Shaele Century High School
2018 Caleb JM High School
2018 Elizabeth Stewartville High School
2018 Kaitlyn Stewartville High School
2018 Tyler Wabasha-Kellogg High School
2018 MacKenzie Grand Meadow High School
2017 Gabe Mayo High School
2017 Cailin Century High School
2017 Calob LaCrescent High School
2017 Andrina Kasson-Mantorville High School
2017 Marisa Kasson-Mantorville High School
2017 MacKenzie Homeschool
2016 Kaitlin Mayo High School
2016 Jesse JM High School
2016 James Century High School
2016 Mariah Stewartville High School
2016 Luke St. Charles High School
2015 Georgiann Mayo High School
2015 Trevor JM High School
2015 Ben Century High School
2014 Emma Mayo High School
2014 Miranda JM High School
2014 Hunter Century High School
2013 Michelle Mayo High School
2013 Spencer Mayo High School
2012 Aaron Mayo High School
2012 Andrew Mayo High School
2011 Emily Mayo High School