Congratulations! The winners of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor Wannabe Contest are: 1st place Roz Schnick representing Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Hospice Program who raised an amazing $19,000 and 2nd place Chuck Berendes representing Shelter Development who raised $7,849. Four other contestants were vying for these top two positions, they are: Scott Mihalovic / La Crosse Public Education Foundation, Amy Stodola / HorseScense for Special Riders, Nick Ragner / Salvation Army and Adam Weissenberger / Trane Park Project & Freedom Honor Flight La Crosse.
Together, the six contestants raised $49,217. $24,608.50 going to the LSO and $24,608.50 will be spilt accordingly between the six candidates chosen charities.
|Contestant||Charity||Total Raised||Charity Total|
|Chuck Berendes||Shelter Development||7,849||3,924.50|
|Scott Mihalovic||La Crosse Public Education Foundation||7,442||3,721|
|Nick Ragner||The Salvation Army||5,039||2,519.50|
|Roz Schnick||Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Hospice Program||19,000||9,500|
|Amy Stodola||HorseScense for Special Riders||6,232||3,116|
|Adam Weissenberger||Trane Park Project / Freedom Honor Flight La Crosse||3,655||1,827.50 / 913.75 each|