The Gutzler Wilder Memorial Scholarship is offered in loving memory of Marty, Kim, and Piper Gutzler and Sierra Wilder, cherished family members and dear friends, who passed away on January 2, 2015 in an aviation accident.
Marty graduated from NCHS in 1984 and loved flying, boating, and laughing with his family and friends. Kim graduated from NCHS in 1986 and enjoyed animals, traveling, painting and family.
Piper loved all sports, especially soccer, basketball and softball and going to the beach with her family.
Sierra was a member of the NCHS class of 2018. She enjoyed drama, dance and hanging out with her family and friends.
Patience Kitowski, a senior at Nashville Community High School, has been awarded the scholarship.
Patience is the daughter of Shawn Kitowski of Nashville. During high school, Patience was member of Lifesavers and the NCHS chorus. She participated in Simply the Best and Relay for Life.
Patience plans to attend Kaskaskia College to become a nurse.