The Urbandale Booster Club Frerichs’ Scholarship is presented in honor of Denny Frerichs, Football coach at Urbandale High School from 1967 to 1994. The Urbandale Booster Club annually awards one senior male and one senior female with a one time, $500.00 scholarship. Students are evaluated by a panel of individuals on their academic profile, involvement in high school athletics, involvement in community activities, and the recommendations of others. This year’s recipients are:
The daughter of Doug and Diane Lourens, Anna Lourens is the 2012 Female Recipient of the Urbandale Booster Club, Frerichs’ Scholarship Award. Anna is a varsity letterwinner in Soccer, Basketball, and Track, earning Academic All Conference in each. In addition, she participates in Key Club, DECA, and serves as a DARE Role Model. Anna is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and the Honor Roll. Anna plans to attend a four-year university upon graduation from high school to study Occupational Therapy.
Ryan Miller is the 2012 Male Recipient of the Urbandale Booster Club, Frerichs’ Scholarship Award. Ryan has been active throughout high school, lettering in four sports. He is a four-year letterwinner and Team Captain in Cross Country, a two-year letterwinner in Track, and has lettered in both Basketball and Soccer. Ryan has earned Academic All Conference in each sport. In addition, he participates in FCA, DECA, and is a DARE Role Model. He is a member of the Honor Roll, the National Honor Society, the Spanish National Honor Society, and is an Academic letterwinner. Ryan is the son of Bruce and Kimm Miller. Ryan plans to attend Iowa State University next year where he will study Engineering.