Robert C. Rathgens Memorial Scholarship
A native Hamiltonian, Mr. Rathgens served in the Navy during World War II. He was employed as an electrician at Wente Electrical Construction for 29 years. He was married to Gertrude Blanton, who preceded him in death in 1995. At the age of 89, Mr. Rathgens passed away on April 10, 2003. This need-based scholarship is offered to students who graduated from Hamilton, Badin, Ross and New Miami School Districts pursuing a college degree.