After a one-year hiatus due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Elm Grove Woman's Club once again hosted the 51st Annual Art Scholarship competition this past May 15, 2021. Thirty-five high school students that either resides in Elm Grove or are students in the Elmbrook School district selected one piece of their artwork to be judged. This event was started in 1969 to promote and award the talents of local student artists, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the art world. Congratulations to Grace Schultz for her "Black and White Portrait". Grace was awarded a $2,000 EGWC Senior Art Scholarship.
Sneha Sil (Brookfield Central) and Rishav Kumar (Brookfield East) were both selected as winners for a $2,500 scholarship from the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Sil and Kumar are two of 2,500 Merit Scholar designees that were chosen from a talent pool of some 16,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Sneha's post-secondary opportunities will focus on Biochemistry and Rishav's focus will be in Business Administration.
The Bronzeville Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded and run by five Brookfield East alumni that is addressing food insecurity in Milwaukee. Solomon Stewart (BEHS Class of 2019), Donavan Hunt (BEHS Class of 2020), Samer Bilal (BEHS Class of 2019), Cole Barnes (BEHS Class of 2019), and Cameron Bauer (BEHS Class of 2018) formed friendships during their time at Elmbrook that has transformed into taking action to help others.
If you are a restaurant owner looking to get involved, or an individual looking to donate to or volunteer with the Foundation, you can connect with and learn more about Bronzeville and upcoming events by clicking here.
The US News and World Report released their rankings of Best High Schools. Brookfield East was ranked #6 and Brookfield Central was ranked #14 for the Best Wisconsin Public High Schools
Brookfield East Coach Mike Rose has been named the recipient of the the 2019-20 National Federation of State High School Association's (NFHS) National Girls Swimming Coach of the Year! This award follows Rose's recognition as NFHS's Coach of the Year for both Wisconsin and the Central Section (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin).
Brookfield East Senior Kevin Li has been named a recipient of a National Merit Scholarship for 2021! Kevin earned the National Merit Ascension Scholarship from Ascension Health Alliance and will be pursuing a future in Computer Science. Scholars were selected from students who advanced to the Finalist level in the National Merit Scholarship competition and met criteria of their scholarship sponsors. Li was one out of approximately 1,000 high school seniors selected from across the country to receive a National Merit scholarship from the more than 1.5 million applicants.
Brookfield East graduate Jill Kokta ('79), and Brookfield Central graduate Lori Golomski ('81) are the recipients of the District's 2021 Alumni Excellence awards. These awards will be presented as part of the Engaged in Excellence Awards celebration on Monday, May 3, which will be held at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for invited guests and live-streamed on the Elmbrook Schools YouTube channel.
Brookfield East Class of 1979
1979 Spartan graduate Jill Kokta has given back to Elmbrook with her tireless work ethic and notable spunk for 43 years and in June 2021 she will retire from her position as Senior Communications Coordinator. Jill's Elmbrook journey spanned 55 years from Kindergarten to present and she has left her mark on the District in countless ways.
The School District of Elmbrook's Board of Education confirmed the Administration's recommendation of Stephanie Hopkins as Associate Principal of Brookfield East High School at its regular board meeting on Tuesday, April 13. Stephanie Hopkins replaces Cheryl Schenk, who is retiring at the end of the school year, and will begin as Associate Principal of Brookfield East in July, 2021.
ACT Composite Score (24.6)
Among WI High Schools
Significantly Exceeds Rating Score
on WI Report Card
WIAA State Football Champions in 2016 & 2019
Million in Scholarships Earned
by Class of 2019
National Merit Semifinalists in 2019-20