Harry K. Watts Scholarship Foundation

The ADAI scholarship fund has been a tradition since 1978. It continues as the Harry K. Watts Scholarship Foundation. We made the name change to honor Harry since he was the main force behind the fund.

Donations can be made to:
Harry K. Watts Scholarship Foundation
and mailed to:
Dan Trerotola
2700 Westown Pkwy #405
West Des Moines IA 50266

Past ADAI Scholarship Winners

2012 Harry K. Watts Scholarship Foundation winners

Congratulations to all the 2012 scholarship winners. Each received a $1,000 cash scholarship.

  • Elizabeth Wood, Drake University
  • Jolynn Reigeluth, Grand View University
  • Ryan Thompson, Hawkeye Community College
  • Taylar Jacobson, Iowa State University
  • Jason Thompson, University of Northern Iowa
  • Danae Cierzan, DMACC

2011 ADAI scholarship winners

On March 26, 2011 the ADAI Scholarship Fund Committee awarded seven $1,000 cash scholarships to outstanding graphic design students.

Front row: Kathryn Dahl, Hawkeye Community College, Kindra Wisniewski, Grand View University,Hannah Hoffman, Drake University, Back row: Kyle Troutman, UNI, Eric Andren, ISU, Nut Prachayanuporn, DMACC. Not pictured: Nora Hubbard, Graceland University

2010 Scholarship Recipients

On March 27, 2010, seven students from Iowa colleges and universities received $1,000 cash scholarships.

From left to right: Harry Watts, ADAI Scholarship co-chair; Alexandra Doffing, Drake; My K. Bach, DMACC; Kayla Grunder, UNI; Min-Jee Jeon, ISU; Ashlee Humphrey, Grand View; Jennifer Yoder, Hawkeye Community College; Molly Cornelison, Graceland University; Barb Gordon, ADAI Scholarship co-chair and treasurer.


2009 Scholarship Recipients

2009 Scholarship Recipients

Anne Phillips,
Hawkeye Community College
Katie Glass,
Des Moines Area Community College
Jorunn Musil,
University of Northern Iowa
Michael Pruim,
Drake University
Angela Johnston,
Grand View University
Allison Connell,
Iowa State University

2008 Scholarship Recipients

Clarissa Kampa,
Drake University
Faculty Representative Sarah McCoy
Jill Anderson,
Grand View College
Faculty Representative Dennis Kaven
Derek Hunt,
Iowa State University
Faculty Representative Sunghyun Kang
Dawn Helfer,
Des Moines Area Community College
Patricia Waiyaki-Brown,
Hawkeye Community College
Timothy Embretson,
University of Northern Iowa
Faculty Representative Roy Behrens
Lauren Seaman,
Graceland University

2007 Scholarship Recipients

2007 Scholarship Recipients

Amanda Chan,
University of Northern Iowa
Keelia Paulsen,
Grand View College
Greg Wohlwend,
Iowa State University
Amy Kern,
Simpson College
Josh Shipley,
Graceland College
Lori Wolfs,
Hawkeye Community College
Minae Kim,
Drake University
Christy Toft,
Des Moines Area
Community College

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