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2020 Learning for Life Scholarship Recipients

Seven children of Vista Outdoor employees will receive $1,000 Learning for Life Scholarships toward their education.

This year’s recipients come from Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas and Minnesota.

Keith Doke, son of Sean Doke, Bentonville, AR. Keith will attend the University of Arkansas majoring, in Human Nutrition and Dietetics to become a Registered Dietitian.

Amber Haines, daughter of Diane Haines, Rantoul, IL. Amber will attend the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, majoring in Anthropology with a concentration in Human Evolutionary Biology.

Kaia Rodgers, daughter of Steve Rodgers, Anoka, MN. Kaia will attend the University of Miami, FL, majoring in Marine Biology and Ecology.

Benjamen Schommer, son of Steven Schommer, Anoka, MN. Benjamen will attend St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, majoring in Exercise Physiology, Pre-Physical Therapy.

Kami Sledge, daughter of Greg and Judy Sledge, Lewiston, ID. Kami attends the University of Idaho, majoring in Criminology and Sociology.

Mallory Smith, daughter of Joseph Smith, Overland Park, KS. Mallory will attend Southwest Baptist University, MO, majoring in Bio Medicine and playing soccer.

Lauren Welle, daughter of Shawn Welle, Anoka, MN. Lauren will attend Iowa State University, majoring in Biology, Pre-Med.

Congratulations to all, including the proud parents!

Montage of scholarship recipients
Top row: Keith Doke, Amber Haines, Kaia Rodgers, Benjamen Schommer Bottom row: Kami Sledge, Mallory Smith, Lauren Welle