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Scholarship donated in memory of April Schmitz

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A young Carlton woman's legacy of optimism and hope will live on through another woman much like herself.

Roxane and Craig Schmitz of Carlton recently donated a $1,000 scholarship in memory of their daughter, April, who died a year ago of complications from epilepsy at the age of 20.


According to Roxane and Craig, April's generous nature and love of children are characteristics shared by the scholarship recipient, Crystal LaJesse of Grand Portage.

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