Madison Beck wins the Future Leader Award funded by the Thomas Mount family, receiving $37,400 over four years to attend UW-Madison. Teachers and coaches describe Madison as a natural leader with “tenacious determination and inherent kindness.” Her passion for chemistry and genetics, and her drive to help others has inspired her to pursue degrees in genetic counseling.

The daughter of Christopher and Rebecca Beck of Oconomowoc, Madison excelled academically, played alto saxophone in the Wind Symphony, and was a Scholar Athlete, competing in JV and Varsity cross-country, and co-captain of the JV soccer team. She was also in DECA, the National, English, Spanish, and Tri-M Music Honor Societies, and a LINK Crew Leader.