Two CHS Students Receive Krantz Scholarship

KrantzScholarship.jpgDoane University recently announced that Crete High School seniors Michael Coffey and Nicholas Martozie have been awarded the Michael Krantz Endowed Scholarship for 2017. Each student will be awarded $5,000 per year for up to four years in addition to any other Doane scholarships.


Coffey will be a music education major with a minor in business administration at Doane. He is involved in music at the high school level playing in Jazz Band and Honor Band at CHS. He attended Boys State and plans on participating in the Tiger Pep Band, Jazz ensemble and the community concert band while at Doane. Michael is also an Eagle Scout.


Martozie plans on majoring in psychology and religious studies at Doane. At CHS, he participates in music, theatre and One Act and plans on participating in the Tiger Pep Band at Doane. Nicholas is an Eagle Scout will also receive Doane’s TEAMMATES Scholarship for participating in the mentoring program.


The Krantz Scholarship, named after Doane alumnus Michael W. Krantz, goes each year to students from Crete High School who are first-generation students. Krantz was a 1969 graduate of Crete High School. After graduating from Doane in 1983 with a degree in business, he worked for Peter Kiewitt Construction for 14 years. Michael and his wife, Geralyn Semerena Krantz ’85, established the scholarship to students who will carry on Doane traditions of excellence inside and outside the classroom.


This is the third year the Krantz Scholarship has been awarded.

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