Paul J. Staddler Honorary Scholarship
Paul Staddler graduated from UWSP in 1982 with a degree in physical education and health education. Following several years of work for Glaxo Corporation Paul began a very successful teaching and coaching career with the Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools system. Paul was recognized as a Kohl Outstanding Teaching Award recipient. Both Paul (1982) and his wife Doris (1981) worked their way through college at UWSP by way of loans, jobs and occasional scholarships. This scholarship was a life goal of Paul’s as a way to assist future UWSP students with their college expenses. Paul also felt the scholarship was one way to honor the professional instructors of UWSP and the guidance and many kindnesses they offered in his time at UWSP. Paul’s hope is that, at some point in their lives, the recipients of this scholarship will find the means and opportunities to enhance the lives of future UWSP students in a manner they see fit. Paul passed away on September 3rd 2004 at the age of 45 This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior Health Promotion/ Wellness majors with a minimum GPA’s of 3.0.