Submitted Article The National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula (NATO of WI/UP) named Hannah Hause as a $2,500 scholarship recipient today. Hannah is a 2021 graduate …
The National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula (NATO of WI/UP) named Hannah Hause as a $2,500 scholarship recipient today. Hannah is a 2021 graduate from Stanley-Boyd High School and will attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior in the fall. Hannah is employed at the Stanley Movie Theater.
This year, scholarship funds totaling $10,000 were awarded to seven movie theater employees throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as part of the annual program.
“Theaters have always been community gathering spots,” said scholarship committee representative Jeremy Rusch. “As business owners, we have a strong desire to maintain the economic health of our communities. Our goal through this scholarship program is to provide assistance to students employed within our industry so they may further their education.”
NATO of WI/UP President George Rouman explains: “This annual scholarship program represents an important part of our commitment to the communities we serve. Since the year 2000, we have allocated over $250,000 in scholarship funds, and over $1.5 million in donations to various philanthropic causes.
The National Association of Theatre Owners is the largest trade association for motion picture exhibitors in the world, representing approximately 39,000 movie screens in all 50 states and more than 20 countries worldwide. NATO of WI/UP represents 700 screens and is one of fifteen regional affiliates.
Stanley-Boyd Class of 2021 graduate Hannah Hause