Hawkeye Students Receive Scholarships from American Legion of Iowa Foundation

posted on Monday, October 7, 2019 in  College News

L-R: Holly Johnson, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement; Bob Wenger, American Legion of Iowa Foundation District III Foundation Director; Robert Thiemann, scholarship recipient; Robin Knight, Hawkeye's veterans services coordinator.  Not pictured: scholarship recipient Beth Mayeski.

WATERLOO–Hawkeye Community College students Beth Mayeski of Plainfield and Robert Thiemann of Evansdale are each recipients of a $1,000 scholarship made possible through the American Legion of Iowa Foundation.

Mayeski served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Fort Riley, Kansas, as IT Maintenance. She is enrolled in pre-Dental Hygiene program courses. Thiemann served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years and is currently enrolled in the Ag Business Management program.

The scholarships were presented on September 4, 2019, by Bob Wenger, District III Foundation Director of the American Legion of Iowa Foundation. Founded in 1978, the foundation provides financial assistance to promote Americanism, youth programs, veteran's rehabilitation, and community service in Iowa.


  1. Ag Business Management
  2. American Legion Foundation of Iowa
  3. Dental Hygiene
  4. Hawkeye Community College Foundation
  5. Military and Veterans
  6. Scholarships
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