Decorah High School has named Peter Essa as the recipient of the Norman C. Bradish
Scholarship for the 2023-2024 school year. He is the son of Jared and Tracy Essa. He will
attend Washington University in St. Louis and will study engineering.

Throughout high school Essa has been active in band, large group speech, National
Honor Society, robotics, soccer and cross country.

Norman Bradish created a scholarship to be awarded to a 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 or her studies.