Decorah High School has named Noah Lovelace as the recipient of the Norman C. Bradish Scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year. Norman Bradish created a scholarship to be awarded to a male graduate of Decorah High School who possesses high academic ability and curiosity, is liked by peers and adults, and displays high standards of character. The recipient must agree to attend a non-religious college outside the state of Iowa. In addition, the student must remain unmarried until finishing his studies.
Lovelace is currently still deciding where he will attend college, but he plans to major in computer science or engineering. He has been very active at Decorah High School and in the Decorah community. He is a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Contest and has successfully completed numerous college credit and AP courses. He has earned individual All-State honors in choir and has contributed to top honors awarded to both choir and orchestra groups. Lovelace has also participated widely in the DHS speech and drama program, performing for musicals and variety shows as well competing in Large Group Speech contests. He was a member of the boys state cross country teams his sophomore through senior year and is an officer of the DHS chapter of National Honor Society. He has also volunteered his time preparing and sharing lessons through literacy to third graders at Carrie Lee Elementary School.