Robert C. Safford Scholarship

This scholarship at Oconto High School was first presented in 2009 and is awarded to a young man entering into business and/or banking related fields.

Bob was born in Oconto, Wisconsin attended high school in Indianapolis where his parents moved when he was a child, played football on a full scholarship at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and returned to Wisconsin whre he excelled in business, banking and real estate development.  Bob was president of First National Financial Corporation that owned banks in Octonto, Lena, Suring, Townsend and Marinette, Wisconsin.  Made possible by Victoria (Safford) Parmentier.


Scholarship Recipients


Hayden Honish is studying Business at UW_Madison


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Balin Welch is majoring in Actuarial Science at UW-Madison






Collin Vinson is studying Business Management at UW-Stevents Point


Gabriel Hintz is studying Finance at the University of Arizona




Douglas S. Exworthy is studying at NWTC to studying in IT Computer Science.



Conner Moe will be studying Business and Finance at St. Norbert College


Brett Samuelson will be pursuing a degree in Business Administration at Northern Michigain University.



Austin Young will be attending St. Norbert College majoring in Business Administration.


Zachary Westenberg is this years Robert C. Safford recipient.  Zachary will be attending UW-Oshkosh as a Buisiness Major.



Ross Heise 



Zachary Feldt