Scholarship Info

The Epprecht Family Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors on an annual basis to the eight school districts where Great Lakes Cheese plants are located.  The foundation currently awards scholarships to four schools a year, on an every other year schedule.  This scholarship is awarded for up to $15,000 per year for up to 4 years for undergraduate education.

The following school districts are receiving a scholarship for the 2021 – 2022 school year:

Great Lakes Cheese of Cuba

  • Cuba-Rushford Local Schools, Cuba New York

Great Lakes Cheese of Wausau

  • Wausau East and West High Schools, Wausau Wisconsin

Great Lakes Cheese of LaCrosse

  • Logan High School, LaCrosse Wisconsin

Great Lakes Cheese of Fillmore

  • Millard High School, Fillmore Utah

Great Lakes Cheese of Abilene

  • Abilene, ATEMS, Copper High Schools and Woodland Center for Excellence, Abilene Texas
  • Eula High School, Clyde Texas

The following school districts are receiving a scholarship for the 2022 – 2023 school year:

Great Lakes Cheese of Hiram

  • Berkshire High School, Berkshire Ohio

Great Lakes Cheese of Adams

  • South Jefferson Central School District, Adams New York

Great Lakes Cheese of Plymouth

  • Plymouth High School, Plymouth Wisconsin

Great Lakes Cheese of Manchester

  • Coffee County Central High School, Manchester Tennessee

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