Kelly Boeckermann

Holdingford Scholarship Endowment Announces New Advisory Board Chair

Kelly Boeckermann of Holdingford is elected chair

Holdingford, Minn. (January 6, 2020) – The Holdingford Scholarship Endowment announced that Kelly Boeckermann of Holdingford has been elected to chair its advisory board. She replaces Bob Warzecha, a founding member of the Holdingford Scholarship Endowment and its first board chair.

A member of the Holdingford community for 14 years and a professional radiologic technologist, Kelly is excited to lead the board on its mission to provide every graduating senior with a scholarship to pursue their post-secondary education. “I first joined the board as a way give back to the community, and to take the opportunity to learn and grow,” said Boeckermann. “Our goals in 2020 include continuing to raise funds to support scholarships for our graduating seniors, as well as to give individuals the opportunity to create a scholarship in a loved one’s name through the Holdingford Scholarship Endowment. Another goal is to increase the number of seniors who apply for the scholarship.”

The board also approved the term extensions of Bob Warzecha and Margaret Vos; both will serve another three-year term. Mike Higgins, a founding member of the Holdingford Scholarship Endowment, and Chuck Doucet completed their terms as board members. “Mike and Chuck have been dedicated and involved members of our board,” said Boeckermann. “We are grateful for their service and know they will continue to support and be involved with us as they can. Their commitment to our youth has had a huge impact on our community.”   

The 2020 advisory board of the Holdingford Scholarship Endowment is as follows:

  • Kelly Boeckermann, Chair
  • Ron Schmidt, Vice Chair
  • Jessica Wells, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Josh Ottman, Member
  • Ron Scegura, Member
  • Terry Sunde, Member
  • Margaret Vos, Member
  • Bob Warzecha, Member

About The Holdingford Scholarship Endowment
Created by community members and Holdingford High School alumni in 2013, the vision of the Holdingford Scholarship Endowment is to provide a scholarship for every student graduating from Holdingford High School. The Endowment is a Partner Fund of the Initiative Foundation, led by an advisory board of volunteers who ensure a permanent, self-sustaining source of support for graduates. Funds are raised through events and individual, business, and organizational donations. To learn more or to make a donation, visit