622 Scholarships

The Mike White Scholarship
The 622 Education Foundation was founded because of Mike’s vision and dedication.  In 1996 Mike gathered parents and community leaders to launch the Foundation which raises funds for distribution within the 622 School District.  Mike passed away in 2003, but his legacy lives on with the 622 Education Foundation and the STA2RS banquet.
Mike White Scholarship Requirements:
One graduate from North or Tartan
Top 10 percent of class, contributions to the community
The Hal and Marion Norgard Memorial Scholarship
Hal was a Foundation director for many years.  He enthusiastically supported Foundation fundraisers, especially the Golf Tournaments. Hal was well known throughout the community.  He was a life member of the American Legion Post 39 and VFW Post 1350 and a member of the N. St. Paul Lions.
Hal & Marion Norgard Memorial Scholarship Requirements:
One graduate from North and Tartan
Top 20 percent of class, contributions to the community
The Fulton Klinkerfues Scholarship
Fulton was one of the founding directors of the Foundation.  Over a career with School District 622 that spanned nearly four decades, from 1954 – 1993, Klinkerfues served as teacher, assistant principal and principal at John Glenn Middle School.  He also served as president of the Minnesota Education Association in the late 1960s.  Fulton was active in Foundation activities as well.  A dedicated director, he regularly attended board meetings and participated in fundraising events.  Fulton was responsible for the “Retiree Drive,” a yearly fundraiser for the Foundation. We are honored to have his wife, Florence Klinkerfues with us tonight.
Fulton Klinkerfues Scholarship Requirements:
One graduate from North or Tartan pursuing a degree in education
GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated interest working with youth
The Nancy Milanovich Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Nancy Milanovich, a substitute teacher in ISD 622 from 1976 to 1997. Nancy was also very involved in the pre-school screening programs. Funded by Nancy’s husband, Jim, in memory of Nancy’s commitment to ISD 622.
Nancy Milanovich Scholarship Requirements:
North or Tartan High School graduating student pursuing a degree in education or mathematics
Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Contact your high school’s Guidance Counselor (North High or Tartan) for additional information on how to apply for these and scholarships from other organizations.