Feb. 14, 2019 – Kewaskum, WI – Kyle Loehr and Genna Alexander 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 two years, and maintained at least a “B” average for the first 3½ years of high school.
Kyle, son of Bob and Kathy Loehr of Kewaskum, plans to attend UW-Madison to study Actuarial Science. Kyle has served in leadership roles in National Honor Society, Academic Bowl, Freshman Mentors, Badger Boys’ State and 4-H. Other school activities include Jazz Band, Mock Trial, Tennis and Soccer. His volunteer activities include participation in Catholic Heart Work Camp Mission and community service through Armstrong 4=H Club. At the same time, he has been working as a deli clerk at Piggly Wiggly, a laborer at Paul’s Auction Company, and a baseball umpire for the Kewaskum Athletic Association. His leisure time interests include hunting, fishing, photography and playing cards.
Genna is the daughter of Jon and Lisa Alexander of Kewaskum. She plans to major in International Studies /Political Science and will attend either UW-Madison or University of Michigan. Genna has served in leadership roles in National Honor Society, Mock Trail and serves as Senior Class President. She has also been active in KEY Club, Spanish Club, Art Club, Peers 4 Peers and Freshman Mentors. Her volunteer activities include serving as a youth camp counselor, student/community Blood Drive organizer and helping at the Kewaskum Food Pantry. She also works for Boys & Girls Club of America. Her hobbies include reading, boating, fishing and trying new recipes.
Regal Ware, Inc. is a privately-held, American-owned company that manufactures and markets exceptional quality stainless steel and cast aluminum cookware.