The Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt corporation that was established in 1983 to raise monies to secure scholarship opportunities for individuals attending NCC. The NCC Foundation has launched a new initiative called "Transforming Lives." This campaign will raise money for scholarship opportunities and instructional equipment.

The mission of the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation is to attract and manage financial resources, enhance awareness of the College, and to support access to lifelong learning opportunities.


The Consumers Energy Scholarship was established to assist students pursuing a post-secondary education in an electric utility lineworker program. Consumers Energy of Marshalltown, Iowa has established these scholarships for students who have applied and been accepted into the Powerline or Powerline Technology program.

The AWS Foundation Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in a welding-related educational or training program.

The Peter J. Dudgeon Memorial Powerline Scholarship was established in memory of Peter J Dudgeon by his family and co-workers. Peter was a 1980 graduate of the Powerline program. The scholarship is awarded to a student currently enrolled in the Powerline program.

The Sid & Marie VanderGriend Scholarships have been established by the VanderGriend family to encourage postsecondary education. Applicants must have applied and been accepted into a vocationa-technical program at Northwest Iowa Community College.

The Keith W. Campbell Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Keith Campbell by his wife, Mary Alice, and their children. Keith was involved with banking in the Sheldon community for many years as CEO of Citizen's State Bank and was a long-time supporter of NCC. Applicants must be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student at NCC.

The Alliant Energy Scholarships are to encourage students to enroll in the Powerline and/or Powerline Technology programs at NCC. Preference will be given to minorities or under-represented groups within the student population, to women in a non-traditional area of study, and to students showing financial need.

The Lyon Rural Electric Cooperatives Scholarship encourages students from our service area to enroll in the Powerline program. Either incoming or current students may apply. Preference will be given to a member of a family served by the cooperative, including Larchwood, Iowa.

The Northwest Iowa Collision Repair Association Scholarship encourages students to pursue careers in the auto collision repair field. The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Collision Repair & Refinishing or Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology program.

The Lems Auto Recyclers Scholarship encourages students to enter the automotive field. This scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming student enrolled in the Auto Body, Automotive Service & Body Technology, Automotive Service, or Automotive Service Technology programs.

The HTC Communications Scholarship encourages students from HTC's service communities to pursue post-secondary education. Recipients must be a current resident of Hospers, Sheldon, Ashton, or Sibley.

The Ag Processing, Inc. Scholarship encourages students to pursue careers in the agri-business industry. This scholarship is for students who have applied and been accepted (or currently enrolled) in the Industrial & Commercial Wiring, Industrial Instrumentation & Control, or Bio-Fuels Controls Technician programs.

The Vander Haag's, Inc. Truck & Diesel Scholarship has been established to encourage and assist students to become truck and diesel technicians.

The Osceola Electric Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship encourages students to pursue careers in the energy distribution field. Recipients must be accepted (or currently enrolled) in the Powerline or Powerline Technology program at NCC.

The purpose of the American Cancer Society Health Scholarship is to recognize students with a sincere passion for a healthcare career. Preference may be given if the applicant or an immediate family member has been diagnosed with cancer.

The Cain, Ellsworth & Co., LLC Accounting Scholarship has been established to encourage students to pursue a career in Accounting at Northwest Iowa Community College.

The Dennis Van Wyk Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Dennis Van Wyk by his wife, Gert, and their children. Denny was a long-time member of the Truck & Diesel Technology Program Advisory Committee and hired several graduates from the program.

The purpose of the Sibley State Bank Scholarship is to provide a financial opportunity to a deserving Sibley-Ocheyedan High School senior that plans on pursuing their post-secondary education at Northwest Iowa Community College in either a career or college transfer program.

The purpose of the Wolff, Whorley De Hoogh, & Schreurs Scholarship is to recognize the sacrifices of our Armed Forces veterans.


VIEW the NCC 2007–2008 Foundation Annual Report

Annual Report                  


A & I Products
Alpha Evenson
Citizens State Bank
Northwestern Bank
Rosenboom Machine & Tool
Security Savings Bank of George
Van Wyk, Inc.
TRUSTEE'S CIRCLE ($10,000 TO $49,999)
American State Bank of Sioux Center
Association of General Contractors of IA
Jerry & Kathy Brock
Lu Vella Burnett
Corn Belt Power Cooperative
C-S Agrow Service Co.
ECHO Electrical Supply
Delbert L. Eilders
Farmers State Bank of Marcus
First Federal Savings Bank of Siouxland
Hartley Comm. Memorial Health Center
Hegg Memorial Health Center
Hy-Vee of Sheldon
Interstates Companies
Iowa Information
Iowa State Bank
Blayne & Jean Johnson
Kooima Company
LVO Manufacturing, Inc.
Lyon Rural Electric Cooperative
Marcia Tracy Family
MidAmerican Energy Foundation
Orange City Area Health System
Osceola Community Hospital
Pella Rolscreen Foundation
Peoples Bank of Rock Valley,
Sioux Center, Lester and Akron
Perspective Insurance
Porter Funeral Home
Premier Bank of Rock Valley,
Rock Rapids, Doon and Hudson
Carl & Dorothy Rolf
Rural Electric Cooperatives of Iowa
Sanford Sheldon Medical Center
Sheldon United Fund
Sioux Center Hospital & Health Center
Tom & Jan Snyder
Sudenga Industries
Vander Haag’s, Inc.
Wells’ Dairy, Inc.
Scott Abbott
Lucille Ackerman
Advance Brands LLC
Brian & Mindy Albrecht
All Pro Electrical Technology, Inc.
Alton Savings Bank
American Identity
AMI Environmental
Arnold Motor Supply
Appleton Papers
Gretchen Bartelson
Baum-Harmon Hospital
Evan & Lori Bensley
Drs. Dan & Loretta Berkland
Phil & Annette Bernier
Bill’s Electric, Inc.
Janet Boone
Rod & Phyllis Borer
Bonnie Brands
Ron Brehmer
Tim & Connie Brewster
Ron & Donna Brinkman
Lloyd Brinkman
Bruce & Sandy Bruns
Tom & Mary Budden
Darrell Burns
Cain, Ellsworth & Co.
Rick & Lori Cannoy
Ryan & Trisha Cannoy
Cedar Falls Utilities
Steve & Jill Collen
Wade & Mary Cowan
John G. & Glenda De Koster
Jim & Elizabeth De Kruif
Pat & Karen De Vries
Frank & Jill DeMilia
Harold & Ruth Diekevers
Mark & Linda Doherty
Double V Construction, Inc.
Drenkow Motors
Aaron Dvorak
Doug & Deb Ebel
Kenneth & Mary Lou Ebert
Mark & Marsha Ellsworth
Farmers State Bank of Hawarden
Gary & Kathy Feuerstein
First State Bank of Hawarden
Foreign Candy Co.
Shirley Franey
John Mark & Mary Franken
Franken Management Co.
Frontier Bank of Rock Rapids,
Little Rock, George, & Sioux Falls
David & Molly Galm
Gene Haas Foundation
Jay Gerdin
Greg & Deb Getting
Stephen & Pearl Gibbons
Bill & Jean Giddings
Jim & Debbie Haberkorn
Hamill Motors
Kenneth & Sue Harts
Craig & Judy Hauger
Ken & Kim Hengeveld
Hillcrest Health Care Services
David & Ruth Hobson
Larry & Marcia Hoekstra
Home Builders Association of NW Iowa
Todd & Susan Huesman
Huisenga, Henjes, Conner, Williams
Huisenga-Pearson Agency
Jim & Bonnie Huygens
IADA Services, Inc.
Instrumentation Society of America
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation
Vicki Irwin
Jerry & Amy Jurrens
Lois Jurrens
William & Carleen Kehrberg
Keith M Merrick Co, Inc.
Frank & Jean Kennedy
Kirkpatrick Pettis
Steve & Cheryl Koel
Corene Koole
Muryl & Rose Korver
Arlin & Dee Kreykes
Rick & Pam Kreykes
Kroese & Kroese
Kum & Go
Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Lents Body Shop
Link Manufacturing LTD
Linn County Rural Electric
LTJ Investments
Lucent Technologies
David Luenberger
Andrew & Tracy Lukkes
M&D Construction Co.
Maggert Machine
Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc.
Marjorie Van Nyhuis Estate
Mark Markey
Andrew & Karen Matonak
Bob McCarty
Dorothy E. McCormack
Jeff & Angela McCuddin
Mike & Angie McLaughlin
Scott & Lori Meinecke
Richard & Judy Menning
Mario & Margie Mercado
Mazak Nissha Iwai Corp.
Dennis & Bernice Metz
Dennis & Nancy Michels
Eugene & Mary Mohni
Marc & Julie Mooney
Bruce & Georgeann Morrison
Mouw Motor Co.
Sean & Alicia Murphy
Dennis & Laura Nachtigal
NCC Student Government Association
Neal Chase Lumber Co.
NHE/NAHB Foundation
Jim & Judy Nieuwenhuis
Bill & Peggy Noack
North West Rural Electric Cooperative
Northwest District ILICA
O’Brien County Implement
O’Brien County Snowtrackers
Mike & Kristin Oldenkamp
Norm & Lucy Penner
Rhonda Pennings
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.
Dean & Mary Jane Peterson
Pizza Ranch Corporation
Mark Platt
Ron Plum
Delores Popma
Poppema Sikma Construction
PPG Industries
Conrad Prins
Harvard & Lori Punt
Glen & Dawn Recher
Wayne & Lucille Reed
Dan & Carol Reeves
George Rehder
Lorene Reid
Paul & Lori Richards
Ron & Melanie Robinson
Rock Valley Block & Tile Co.
Rodger Plumbing & Heating
Lynn Rolfsmeier
Rosenboom Frame & Body
Jeff Ruth
Sand Seed Service, Inc.
Savings Bank of Primghar and Hartley
Deb Scheiber
Brad & Susan Schmidt
Vern & Peg Schoeneman
Rod & Marlys Schwebach
James & Colette Scott
Security State Bank of Sutherland
Sheldon Community Dev. Corp.
Sheldon Drapery & Interiors
Farmers Market Concrete & Excavation, Inc.
Sheldon Kiwanis Clubs
James Short
Sioux Falls Kenworth, Inc.
Roberta Snow
Thomas A. Snyder
Stand Aid of Iowa, Inc.
State Steel Supply Co.
Lane & Marilyn Stille
Lisa Story
Jack & Alethea Stubbe
Jim & Cindy Talsma
Tecton Industries Employees
US Bank of Lyon & Osceola Counties
Jared & Sheila Van Engen
Dan & Pat Van Horsen
Larry & Connie Van Meeteren
Dan & Jennifer Van Regenmorter
Ken & Rose Vande Brake
Vander Werff & Associates, Inc.
Sharon Visser
Vogel Paint Corporation
Cher Vollink
Gilbert & Bonnie Vollink
Doug & Wendy Von Arb
Waitt Radio, Inc.
Duane & Georgia Wahlstrom
Susanne Weaver
Rex & Rita Weber
Allan & Norma Wentworth
Ron Wermager
Tom & Janna Whorley
Wolff, Whorley, DeHoogh & Schreurs
Steven & Kay Youngs
Ziegler, Inc.
Darrell Zoch
Stan Zylstra
Rita Adkisson
A & K Electric, Inc.
Phillip Allen
Alliant Energy Foundation
Dwayne Alons
Alpha Tau of Delta Kappa Gamma
Randy & Chris Amosson
Joe & Donna Ascherl
Auto Body Specialities, Inc.
Automatic Building Controls
Richard & Michelle Bahrenfus
Kim Baker
Peter & Mary Balducci
Dr. Lawrence Baldwin
Justin & Nihal Behrens
Susan Behrens
Louis & Sharon Bennett
James & Christine Biddle
Binaco Distributing, Inc.
Timothy Blankespoor
Blue Water Dive Excursions, Inc.
Mark & Denise Bohnet
Allen & Sheryl Bonderman
Jason Bonestroo
Bountiful Branch
Brian & Lori Breitbarth
Kurt & Leta Brown
Marie Bruns
Michael & Joan Burns
Jeff & Sue Busta
Dorothy Chrisman
James & Angie Clark
Katie Colling
Connections, Inc.
Rodney & Laura Crater
Jason & Laura Cruse
Gary & Nadine De Hoogh
Steve De Rocher
Jana de Waay
Bob De Zeeuw
Dennis & Mary De Zeeuw
John Dierks
Brent & Jennifer Dokter
Don Montag Excavating
Don’s Sheet Metal
Donald Dorhout
Double D E & I
Joseph & Dixie Draper
Gary & Rachel Duesenberg
Edward (Duke) & C. Kay Dusheck
George & Gladys Ebert
Barney & Laurie Edwards
Terri Engel
David & Mary Engeltjes
Fargo Glass & Paint Co.
Jan Fertig
First National Bank of Sioux Center
Dean & Tara Fjeld
Clayton & Susan Fletcher
Tim & Allison Floen
LeRoy & Ardis Foreman
Mallory Forseth
Todd & Denise Foss
John Foulke
Stan & Darlene Fox
Christina Freese
Charles & Susan Freml
Gerald & Diane Freml
Brian & Sarah Fykstra
General Mills Foundation
George Facts & Fun Club
Woody & Lynette Grabenbauer
James & Eileen Graves
Steven Greene
Gritters Electric, Inc.
Larry Gullickson
Charles & Christine Gullion
Bruce & Kathryn Halma
David & Maureen Hansen
Andrew J Harlan
Harrison County REC
John Hawkinson
Brad & Jolynn Hindt
Brian & Deanne Hoekstra
Hofmeyer Electric
Douglas & Teri Holtkamp
Shawn & Shellee Holtrop
Robert & Anita Hoting
Don & Lynda Huisman
Shawn & Rhonda Huisman
Jeremy Hulstein
Iowa Office Supply
Craig & Sandra Johnson
Steven & Lynn Jordan
Chad & Robbie Jungers
Karl Knudsen Rental
James & Marilyn Kidd
Joe & Dawnica King
Kyle Kirchner
Dennis & Cynthia Klatt
Travis & April Klein
Jay & Sharla Kleinwolterink

Jan Koch
Brandon Koele
Joan Koele
John Kolb
Jeff & Kristin Kollbaum
Deryl Krauss
Leroy & Linda Kreykes
Byron & Carol Krull
KT Electric
Fred & Kristi Landis
Kevin & Mari Beth Lane
Patrick Lange
Don & Ruth Lenderink
L-K Construction
Catherine Lode
Jim Lofflin
Mike Logan
Philip Louters
Mac Tech
Management & Operational Resources, LLC
Marshall Truss Systems, Inc.
Jim & Karen Martin
Travis McCartan
Gene & Alison McDaniel
Daryl & Paula Meendering
Midwest Farmers Coop
M & M Environmental Services
Martin & Deb Moeller
Morgan Collision & Tire Center
Jeff & Candace Morton
Lyle Mosier
Terry & Linda Mulder
Nationwide Foundation
Roger & Patricia Nelson
Neubel Chevrolet, Inc.
Kenneth & Denise Norem
Tom Noteboom
Paul Ogren
Jerry & Sybil Olson
Gerald & Vera Osland
Bruce & Kathleen Osterman
Steve & Charla Pearce
Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates, Inc.
Robert & Valerie Peterson
Gary & Donna Petitt
Alice Pfingsten
Pharmacists Mutual Foundation, Inc.
James & Jane Plagge
Pluim Publishing, Inc.
Jeff Pool
Travis & Glenda Potter
Prairie Energy Coop
Ramona Munsell & Associates
Mike Redinius
Donna Reekers
David & Debra Reinecke
Rick’s Computers
Dan & Kristi Robinson
Barbara Rolston
Keith & Jan Rolston
Stan & Cherilyn Rozeboom
Matthew & Stephanie Schoening
Floyd Seth
Sean Shea
Sheldon Grain Ltd
Jim Sheppard
Scott & Kristie Simonsen
Siebring Electric Co.
Sioux Center Publishing, Inc.
Donald & Debbie Skrynski
Arvella Sneller
Square D Foundation
Jaryl Stickfort
Marvin & Betty Still
Dave & Lesa Stofferan
Carl Stoll
Ray Striegel
Herb Struyk
Corey & Susan Sulouff
The Travel Key
Karen Van Ginkel
Nathan Van Oort
Char Van Roekel
Gary & Sandy Van Wettering
Benjamin & Renae Vande Brake
Lyle & Cynthia Vander Berg
Paul & Lisa Vander Heiden
Kevin & Tammie Vander Kolk
Milt Vanderham
Ron & Sharon Van’t Hof
Bernard Van’t Hul
Ver Hoef Automotive
Marwin & Twyla Vogel
Ron Vollink
Seth & Melissa Walton
Dale & Marie Westra
Tom & Mindy Witham
Wittrock Land Surveying
Pete & Jolene Wildeman
WLN Enterprise
Roy & Maxine Wohlert
Troy Wood
Phil & Beth Woodall
Scott & Melanie Wynja
Tom A. Youngwirth
Jeremy Zeeb

Special Event Sponsors FY 07  
Dwayne & Clarice Alons
Avera McKennan Hospital
Drs. Dan & Loretta Berkland
Joe Britan
Cain, Ellsworth & Co.
Royd & Barbara Chambers
C-S Agrow Service
Den Hartog Industries, Inc.
Mark & Marsha Ellsworth
David and Mary Engeltjes
Farmers State Bank
Frontier Bank
Heiman Fire Equipment
Craig & Donna Hoadley
Interstates Companies
Iowa State Bank
Muryl & Rose Korver
Link Manufacturing Ltd
LVO Manufacturing
Lyon Rural Electric Cooperative
Blair and Julie Metzger
Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative
Northwestern Bank
O’Brien County Implement, Inc.
Otter Creek Ethanol
Pella Corporation
Premier Bank
Carl & Dorothy Rolf
Ron Drenkow Motors, Inc.
Ruan Securities Corp.
Sanford Sheldon Medical Center
Savings Bank of Primghar
Security National Bank
Security State Bank
Sibley State Bank
Gordon & Margaret Smith
Vander Haag’s, Inc.
Wolff, Whorley, DeHoogh & Schruers


This list is complete as of June 30, 2007. Those who have donated since that date will be recognized in next year's Foundation Annual Report.

Should an oversight occur that any individuals are omitted from this list, please accept our apology and understand that it was not intentionally done. 

For more information on the “Transforming Lives ” campaign, contact Ron Plum, Foundation Director, NCC Foundation, 712-324-5061 ext. 152 or by E-mail at