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2008-2009

 

June 2, 2009


Cowley awards scholarships to students from 27 different schools

 

The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following students for the 2009-10 academic year.

From Arkansas City High School:

  • Jordan Williams, daughter of Kevin and Terri Williams, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cheerleading, volleyball, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Students Against Destructive Decisions, and was the Student Government president. She made the honor roll all four years and is undecided on a major.
  • Carissa Speck, daughter of Mark and Becky Speck, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in cheerleading, volleyball and softball. She is undecided on a major.
  • Ilissa Czaplinski, daughter of David and Krista Czaplinski, is the recipient of a Athletic Hospitality Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FCA. She plans to major in graphic design.
  • Gregory Newland, son of David and Stephanie Newland, is the recipient of an Institutional Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in the National Honor Society. He plans to major in computer science.
  • Dakota Hinkel, son of Kevin and Donna Hinkel, is the recipient of a Machine Tool Scholarship. He plans to major in machining.
  • Kelsi Ford, daughter of Curtis Ford and Tonnie Catron, is the recipient of a Business, Computers and Information Technology Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in dance. She plans to major in business administration.
  • Larissa Helms, daughter of Johnnie and Carla Helms, is the recipient of a Athletic Hospitality Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in golf, Future Business Leaders of America, Kansas Association of Youth Services, FFA, and Work Ethics. She is undecided on a major.

From Arkansas City Christian Academy:

  • Melissa McAfee, daughter of Andy and Lucinda McAfee, is the recipient of a Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. She plans to major in psychology.

From Winfield High School:

  • Carly Brock, daughter of Richard and Cheryl Brock, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Student Council, Link Crew, FCA, FFA< FCC Poultry judging Team, Food Science Team, Renaissance, Book Discussion Group, and the National Art Honors Society. She plans to major in pre-nursing.
  • Chase Constance, son of Robert Davis and Amy Thiel, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Program Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in baseball, football, basketball, band, and was the freshman class president. He plans to major in agriculture-science.
  • Nicholas Gutierrez, son of Joe and Susie Gutierrez, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in symphonic band, jazz band, Acapella Choir, and the Viking Voices. He is undecided on a major.
  • Joshua Downey, son of Christopher and Lorri Downey, is the recipient of a Admissions Mentorship Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in 4H. He plans to major in machine tool.
  • Zavier Hartung, son of Robert and Cindy Hartung, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in choir, swimming and soccer. He is undecided on a major.
  • Caitlin Bowman, daughter of Michael and Catherine Bowman, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Key Club, Orchestra, Art Club, and FFA. She plans to major in art.
  • Alyson Walker, daughter of Jon and Christine Walker, is the recipient of a Theatre Dance Assistant Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FCC, DECA, Choir, Vikings on Broadway, and was a member of the Electric Blue Danceline. She was also named to the Principals Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • Kevin Meyer, son of Brian and Susan Meyer, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in football, basketball, and baseball. He plans to major in electrical engineering.
  • Tyler Groom, son of Alan and Tammy Groom, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in football and the W-Club. He was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll and plans to major in nursing.
  • Briar Lewandowski, son of Trux Anglemyer and Miranda Lewandowski, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At WHS, he was a member of the golf team and the Powerlifting Club. He plans to major in pharmacy.

From Dexter High School:

  • Tawny Kunce, daughter of Ty and Sheila Bennett, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in softball, FCCLA, FCA, Drug Free Dexter, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She was Miss Cambridge for Arkalalah. She plans to major in cosmetology/business.
  • Brittany Engle, daughter of Andrea Randall, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Dexter, she participated in volleyball, basketball, track, cheerleading, FCA, Drug Free Dexter, Student Council, band, Bigs, cheerleading, and the National Honor’s Society. She was a KU Honor Scholar, Salutatorian, and WSU Presidential Scholar. She plans to major in pre-law.
  • Sarah Trillo, daughter of Stephen and Marcia Trillo, is the recipient of a Business/Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Dexter, she was president of FCCLA and a member of Drug Free Dexter. She plans to major in graphic design.
  • Crystal Unger, daughter of Lonny and Reba Harth, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in FCA, volleyball, softball, Forensics, Choir, art, and was the mascot for the football and basketball teams. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Trevor Patton, son of Danny and Debbie Minor, is the recipient of a Cowley TRIO Scholarship. At Dexter, he was involved in Upward Bound, where he was named the Upward Bound Outstanding Male Student of the Year. He plans to major in computer/video game design.

From Oxford High School:

  • Baye Burkes, son of Shawn and Dawn Burkes, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in football, basketball, track, and the National Honor’s Society. He was named a Kansas Honor Scholar and to the Academic Honor Roll. He plans to major in pharmacy.

From South Haven High School:

  • Zane May, son of Deborah May, is the recipient of a Math and Science Scholarship. At South Haven, he was involved in FFA, yearbook, and the school newspaper. He was named to the Principals Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic arts.

From Cedar Vale High School:

  • Jake Fulsom, son of Paul and Elaine Fulsom, is the recipient of an Athletic Manager Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he was involved in basketball, track, baseball, Student Council, FCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Choir, and yearbook. He was named to the Principals Honor Roll and was a Lions Club Honor Student. He plans to major in sports management.
  • Cotton White, son of Ray and Kay White, is the recipient of a Welding Technology Scholarship. He plans to major in welding.

From Central-Burden High School:

  • Trisha Emmons, daughter of Dudley and Virginia Emmons, is the recipient of a Miss Atlanta Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she participated in dance, Student Council, forensics, and was a drum majorette. She plans to major in music education.
  • Bionca Beamer, daughter of Cindy Beamer, is the recipient of a Social Science Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she participated in volleyball, basketball, cross country, track, softball, FCA, National Honor’s Society, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Letterman’s Club, Raider Bulletin, Honor’s Choir, National Honor’s Society of High School Scholars, and was the junior class president and senior class treasurer. She plans to major in early elementary education.

From Douglass High School:

  • Ashley Campbell, daughter of Chris and Cathy Zalusky, is the recipient of a Communications Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in cheerleading, volleyball, Student Council, Forensics, Madrigals, Concert Choir, FCCLA, Students With a Purpose, and the National Honor’s Society. She was named to the Principals Honor Roll and plans to major in communications.

From Udall High School:

  • Shelby Beard, daughter of Michael and Jana Beard, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Udall, she participated in volleyball, basketball, track, cheerleading, dance, SADD, FCCLA, FBLA, FFA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the National Honor’s Society. She received academic honors and was the 2009 Winter Homecoming Queen. She is undecided on a major.
  • Stephanie Kilts, daughter of Kristopher and Tammy Kilts, is the recipient of a Social Science Department Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in FBLA, FCCLA, and track. She plans to major in elementary education.

From Caldwell High School:

  • Renee Allen, daughter of Terri and Jerry Allen, is the recipient of a Cowley Honors Program Scholarship. At Caldwell, she was involved in cheerleading, Pep Club, Scholars Bowl, Bigs in School, the Technology Student Association, and the National Honor’s Society. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in journalism.

From Sedan High School:

  • Megan Smith, daughter of Monte and Pam Smith, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Sedan, she was involved in FCCLA, FCA, National Honor’s Society, and was the senior class secretary. She plans to major in early childhood education.
  • Jayson Stettler, son of Charley and Kathryn Stettler, is the recipient of a Criminal Justice Scholarship. At Sedan, he participated in FCA, Letterman’s Club, basketball, football, golf, Student Council and band. He received the Lou Todd Memorial Citizenship Award and plans to major in criminal justice.

From Wellington High School:

  • Alison Jamerson, daughter of Travis and Shannon Jamerson, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in marching band, concert band, jazz band, Literary Club, and the Chess Club. She plans to major in nursing science.
  • Dakota Clodfelter, daughter of Dwance Clodfelter and Sharon Hooker, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in softball, cheerleading, dance, and band. She is undecided on a major.

From Belle Plaine High School:

  • Kaysi Lott, daughter of Robert and Teana Lott, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in band, TSA, SADD, Forensics, and the Foreign Language Club. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in cosmetology.

From Wichita Northwest High School:

  • Ashley Crain, daughter of Don and Sheryl Crain, is the recipient of a Patrick J. McAtee/Theatre Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in FCA, Forensics, Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas, Improv Team, Madrigals, Drama Club, Thespians Society, and Campus Life Ministries. She was also named Homecoming Queen. She plans to major in nutritional exercise science.

From Maize High School:

  • Rachel Curtiss, daughter of Kelley and Myra Curtis, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Maize, she was involved in theatre, Drama Club, and Quirks Improv Troupe. She is undecided on a major.

From Wichita South High School:

  • Maria McCallop, daughter of Michael and Susan McCallop, is the recipient of a Dean’s Academic Scholarship. She plans to major in business and finance.

From Clearwater High School:

  • Nathan Bailey, son of Rita Elred, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Clearwater, he was involved in Forensics. He plans to major in graphic design.
  • Russell Johnson, son of Kelly and Ann Johnson, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Clearwater, he was involved in football and wrestling. He is undecided on a major.

From Rose Hill High School:

  • Taylor Clark, daughter of Sean and Sharon Clark, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she is involved in softball, volleyball, basketball, Student Council, Rocketaires, and the color guard. She is undecided on a major.

From Newton High School:

  • Katie Lewis, daughter of Tim Lewis and Lori Yoder, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Newton, she participated in cheerleading, soccer, Fitness Club, Key Club, Debate, Forensics, and office aiding. She plans to major in athletic training.
  • Stephan Horsch, son of Anthony and Rhonda Horsch, is the recipient of a Criminal Justice Scholarship. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • Elizabeth Senn, daughter of Troy and Diane Senn, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Newton, she was involved in Business Professionals of America, DECA, and cheerleading. She is undecided on a major.

From Medicine Lodge:

  • Mitch Totty, son of Paul and Jacque Totty, is the recipient of a Trainer Scholarship. At Medicine Lodge, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, cross country, FFA, and Student Council. He plans to major in secondary education.

From Derby High School:

  • Ashlee LaViolette, daughter of Ron and Vicki Monaghan, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in Drama, marching band, and peer mentoring. She plans to major in secondary education.
  • Shaelynn French, daughter of Tracy and Victoria French, is the recipient of a Theatre Dance Assistant Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in Pantherettes, Drama, Thespians, Student Council, and Forensics. She plans to major in Music Theatre.
  • Ashley Clinard, daughter of John and Sandra Flanders, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in orchestra, FCA, swim team, and was a Panther mentor. She plans to major in biology.

From Mulvane High School:

  • Matthew Smith, son of Russell Smith and Maria Spexarth, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. He is undecided on a major.

From Goddard High School:

  • Kyle Powers, son of Denise Alves, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. He plans to major in graphic design.

From Augusta High School:

  • Kalon Steinaway, daughter of Scot and Nancy Steinaway, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Augusta, she was involved in Show Choir, Women’s Choir, Concert Choir, and Forensics. She plans to major in theatre.

From Newkirk (Okla.) High School:

  • Callie Case, daughter of Chuck and Brenda Case, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Newkirk, she was involved in cheerleading, track, speech, Drama, Student Council, and the National Honor’s Society. She is undecided on a major.

Home School:

  • Emily Zerger, daughter of Randall Zerger, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. During high school she played for the Wichita Warriors soccer team, went on mission trips to Lima, Peru and Mexico, played a prelude at the TPA graduation, did photography, and performed in the Golden belt Choir. She plans to major in general education.