The Dr. Kate Museum awards a $1,000 scholarship each year to a graduating Lakeland Union High School student who graduated from the Arbor Vitae-Woodruff Elementary School and is pursuing a career in either teaching or the medical field. Contact Deb Hansen at the Lakeland Union High School for the application. The phone number at the high school is 715/356-5252 or you may email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The past scholarship winners were:

  • 2017--Ryan Berger
  • 2012--Katie Knox
  • 2011--Blaxton Bucklew
  • 2010--Samantha Kelley
  • 2009--Matt Schommer
  • 2008--Jimmy Oxley
  • 2007--Brittany Goff
  • 2006--Jeremy Glynn
  • 2005--Mandy Dunbar
  • 2004--Bobby Knox

Contact Us

923 2nd Ave
Woodruff, WI 54568
(715) 356-6896

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Museum Hours

2nd Monday in June until Labor Day
Monday - Friday 11am - 3pm
By Appointment During Off Season.


President: Mike Doud
Vice President: Gary Simmons
Secretary: Lori Berryman
Treasurer: Evelyn Lee
Board Member At Large: Cy Timmens
Currator: Marsha Doud

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The Dr. Kate Museum is the repository for memorabilia for Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb, the 1953 Million Penny Parade, Geometry teacher Mr. Otto Burich, AV-W High School and grade school and the Town of Woodruff.

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Dr. Kate History

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Woodruff memorabilia

Million Penny Parade

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Mr. Otto Burich

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Woodruff High School

Town of Woodruff

World's Largest Penny