Elmer Burr and Ken Stumpf Scholarship of Honor

1st Sgt. Elmer Burr, Menasha, WI

1st Sgt. Elmer Burr, Menasha, WI

Elmer Burr and Ken Stumpf have a lot in common. Burr, from the Class of 1926, and Stumpf, from the Class of 1962, graduated from Menasha High School. Both went above and beyond the call of duty for their country and received the Medal of Honor. Burr died in the course of saving other lives. Burr received the Medal of Honor posthumously from Franklin D. Roosevelt on October 11, 1943.

 
Sgt. Major Ken Stumpf, Menasha, WI

Sgt. Major Ken Stumpf, Menasha, WI

Ken Stumpf also saved lives, and thankfully is with us today. He served in the United States Army for 29 years, retiring with the rank of Sergeant Major. Stumpf recieved the Medal of Honor on September 19, 1968 from Lyndon Johnson.

 

Recipients

2017

Noah Rataj

 

 

 

 

 

2016

 Jared Geurts enlisted in the Army

 

2015

 Parker Blob is in the National Guard and attending UW-Oshkosh

 

2014

Nathan Hutter enlisted in the United States Army.  He is pictured here wtih Sgt. Strong on Awards Day.

 

2013

Ashley Burrows pursued a degree in Criminal Justice. She was presented the Menasha Scholarship of Honor by teacher, Rebecca Fowler (right).

 

2012

Samual DeSantos enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.

 

2011

Thomas Swan was the 2011 Scholarship of Honor recipient at Menasha High School.  Thomas enlisted into the United States Marine Corps.

 

2010

Tyler Fisher has joined the United States Air Force

 

2009

Marquise Womble enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. 

 

2008

The 2008 Ken Stumpf and Elmer Burr Scholarship of Honor was awarded to William Voight. William enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard.

 

2007

The 2007 Ken Stumpf and Elmer Burr Scholarship of Honor was awarded to Jonathon Krautkramer. Jonathon enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.

 

2006

The 2006 Ken Stumpf and Elmer Burr Scholarship of Honor was awarded to Eric Voight. Eric enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Sponsor, Karen Smith presents Eric with the Scholarship of Honor Medal.

 

2005

The 2nd annual scholarship was awarded to Ashley Gulley. Ashley enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.  She is pictured here with Medal of Honor Recipient, Ken Stumpf.

 

2004

The 1st annual Ken Stumpf and Elmer Burr Scholarship of Honor was awarded to Tyler Hopkins. Tyler enlisted in the U.S. Army Rangers.

 

Contributors

5 Star Endowment Sponsor

  • Suburban Electrical Engineers/Contractors, Inc. Guy J and Karen R. Smith