2023 Graduation Magazine

CLASS OF 2023 LINCOLN DAILY NEWS.COM MAY / JUNE 2023 Page 45 Shelbi Lund is the daughter Lyndi Lund of Lincoln. Shelbi will be attending Heartland Community College studying Nursing. Tyler Sasse is the son of Allen and Heather Sasse of Beason. Tyler will be attending the University of Illinois in the fall and will be studying Agronomy. The scholarship, given in memory of Arthur B. Blaum and Iva Mae Blaum, is earmarked for Logan County students who are majoring in nursing or agriculture. It may be renewed up to eight undergraduate semesters, if the student completes at least 12 credit hours per semester and maintains a B cumulative grade point average and remains committed to his or her initial field of study. Iva Mae Blaum was a graduate of Deaconess Hospital of Lincoln and retired from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in 1985 after 46 years of service as a surgery supervisor and director of nursing. Her husband was a lifelong farmer in the New Holland area. Mrs. Blaum passed away in August 2015 and the first scholarship was presented in 2016. Since then, Kameron Aylesworth, Lukas Aylesworth, Cierra Crowell, Jacob Kirgan, Maggie Anderson, Molly Schempp, Madison Thomas, Madeline Cook, Ruthie Ruhland Cole Kindred have received scholarships for agriculture. Emma O’Donoghue, Grace Skelton, Lauren Turner, Claire Hill, Brooke Kitner, Brooke Montcalm, Ashley Schmidt, Madison Orebaugh, Maura Gowin, Zadie Laubenstein and Alaina Taylor have received scholarships for nursing. Per the terms of Mrs. Blaum’s will, the trust should continue to award scholarships until 2035.Heartland Bank and Trust Company is the trustee of the Iva Mae Blaum Trust.