Regal Ware Announces Recipients of
2020 J.O. Reigle Scholarships

Mar 10, 2020

Kewaskum, Wisconsin (March 10, 2020) – Emma Penfield and Faith Mertzig are the latest
recipients of the J.O. Reigle Scholarships awarded annually by Regal Ware. The scholarship
program was established in 1963 in honor of Regal Ware’s founder, the late J.O. Reigle.

The award recognizes the outstanding scholastic achievements of one or more graduating high school seniors in
Kewaskum, and is designed to assist the recipients in their pursuit of a college education. To be eligible for the $28,000 J.O. Reigle Scholarship a student must have attended Kewaskum High School for at least the previous 2 years, and maintained at least a “B” average for the first 3½ years of high school.

Emma, the daughter of Brian and Marcy Penfield of Kewaskum, plans to major in Biology. Emma
served in leadership roles in Student Council and National Honor Society. She was also a member
of KEY Club, Spanish Club, HOPE Club, Forensics, and Freshman Mentors. Her community
involvement includes attending the Wisconsin Association of Student Council (WASC) Leadership
camp and being a tutor for Math and English students. Emma’s leisure time interests include
running, hiking, swimming and time with family.

Faith, daughter of John and Tina Mertzig of Campbellsport, plans to attend St. Norbert College to
study Elementary Education. Faith has served in leadership roles in National Honor Society,
Academic Bowl, Badger Girls’ State, Global Education and HOPE Club. Her community involvement
includes serving on the leadership team of Four ThirTeen Youth Ministry and helping as an aide at
Holy Trinity Religious Education, Good News for Children and Women of Grace Childcare. Her
hobbies include reading, running, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.