Luther College junior Michael Winkler from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, has received the 2018 Hemp Family Prize from the college. The prize is given annually to a member of the Luther College Symphony Orchestra. The $6,000 scholarship is funded through an endowment established from Richard '64 and Joann (Harr) Hemp '65. Richard is a regent emeritus, former chair of the Luther Board of Regents and former Interim President of Luther College.
Selection of recipients is made through an audition process. The prize awards students of exceptional performance, talent, musicianship and leadership.