A Wausau West High School student has been named the Win Brockmeyer Outstanding Senior High School Football Player of the Greater Wausau Area for 2019.
Marc Sippel will receive a $1,500 scholarship after going up against three other student athletes who were nominated for the award by their schools respective coaching staffs, according to the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin.
Benjamin Bates of Newman Catholic High School, Donovan Leverette of Wausau East High School and Delton Zuleger of D.C. Everest Senior High School also were nominated for the award and each of them will receive a $500 scholarship.
To be nominated, each student athlete had to meet the following selection criteria:
- Graduating senior from D.C. Everest, Newman Catholic, Wausau East, or Wausau West high schools (or any other greater Wausau area high school that develops a football program in the future)
- Who is an outstanding football player;
- Achieving recognition by his peers and coaches;
- Who is a positive role model;
- And displays the characteristics of:
- Physical development
The Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarship Fund was formed within the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin by members of the Win Brockmeyer Memorial Committee with donations received from over 135 donors in Brockmeyer’s memory.
Brockmeyer was a legendary high school football coach who excelled in leadership and the development of human potential. His winning football record from 1937 – 1971 covered 34 years at Wausau High School, which served students in the area currently served by D.C. Everest, Wausau East and West, and Newman Catholic high schools.
In the Win Brockmeyer Scholarship Fund’s history, 79 young men have received scholarship awards totaling nearly $68,000.
Photos courtesy Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin.