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2009-2010

 

March 29, 2010


Cowley awards scholarships to students from 25 different schools

 

The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following students.

  • From Arkansas City High School: Jordan McDowell, daughter of George and Heidi McDowell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in golf, basketball, softball, School Counts/Work Ethics, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Student Council, The Arklight school newspaper, Debate, Forensics, FFA, FCA, and the National Honor Society. She is a member of the Honor Roll and has received numerous awards and honors. She is undecided on a major.
    Troy “Austin” Pike, son of Kevin and Cathy Pike, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in golf, School Counts, the National Honor Society, and was the football team manager. He received the Good Neighbor Recognition Award and the University of Kansas Crowell Book Award. He plans to major in history.
    Alexander Long, son of Dale and Stephanie Long, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in wrestling, golf, FFA and FCA. He plans to major in criminal justice.
    J. Daric Mann, son of Darin and Darla Mann, is the recipient of a criminal justice scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, AC Players, FFA, FCA, Men’s Ensemble, Choir, Citizens on Patrol with the ACPD, Kansas Highway Patrol Cadet Academy, and was a lifeguard at the Ark City Recreation Center. He is also a member of the Honor Roll. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • From Winfield High School: Hannah Langley, daughter of Joe and Julia Langley, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Acapella Choir, Viking Voices, Spirit Squad, W-Club, Link Crew A-Team, Jr./Sr. Planning Committee, WHS Leadership Tam, the National Honor Society, and was the captain of the danceline for three years. She has been named a Social Science Super Star, Kansas Honor Scholar, a Wichita State University Presidential Scholar, and a Stephens College Honor Scholar Finalist. She has received numerous other awards during her high school career.
    Kaleigh Clancy, daughter of Chris and Becky Clancy, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in cheerleading and Stuff the Bus. She was also a member of the Scholastic Honor Roll and received the Staff Choice Award. She plans to major in cosmetology.
    Ashley Manly, daughter of John Manly and Jennifer Owen, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At WHS, she was class representative for HOSA, JV wrestling manager, and class vice president her freshman year. She also participated in Orchestra, Mixed Choir, cheerleading, Women Select Choir, Bel Canto Choir, Debate, freshman volleyball, spirit squad, and Student Council. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Scholastic Honor Roll, while also receiving the Staff Choice Award and Social Science Super Star recognition. She plans on majoring in child psychology.
    Jessica Nevitt, daughter of Bryan and Julie Bell, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FFA, marching band, symphonic band, the school newspaper, Drama, and the Wichita Youth Symphony. She was selected to the Principal’s and Scholastic Honor Rolls, received the Staff Choice Award, and was named a Social Science Super Star. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • From Wellington High School: Aryah Ybarra, son of Bucky and Andrea Ybarra, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in football, track, and the National Honor Society. He was also the recipient of the President’s Education Award. He plans to major in radiology.
    Angela Patton, daughter of Coy and Cimberly Patton, is the recipient of a Single Parent Scholarship. She plans to major in business management.
    Erica Parent, daughter of Mike and Tonya LaValley, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in cheerleading, dance, Crusader Creators, Key Club, and peer mentoring. She plans to major in journalism.
    John McComb, son of Mitch and Kelli McComb, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in FFA, SADD, football, and golf. He received the Jr. Lions Club Award, District Proficiency Award for Ag Mechanics Energy Systems, and the Kansas State FFA Degree. He plans to major in agriculture.
  • From Douglass High School: Travis Naegele, son of Kenneth Naegele and Shannon Ramsey, is the recipient of a Paul and Dorothy Johnson Scholarship. He plans to major in criminal justice.
    Ethan Goodwin, son of David and Shawna Goodwin, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in band. He plans to major in secondary education.
  • From South Haven High School: Cassandra Dvorak, daughter of Tad and Tamara Dvorak, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, track, FFA, Jets, Pep Club, Student Council, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She was the Class Salutatorian and a member of the Superintendent’s and Principal’s Honor Rolls. She also received all-league honors in volleyball and basketball. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Mulvane High School: Brittany Thiesing, daughter of Mark and Esther Thiesing, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Mulvane, she played volleyball her freshman year and was a member of the yearbook for three years. She plans to major in photography.
  • From Derby High School: Jordan Hill, son of Trudy Hill, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in the Drama Club and was co-founder of the Gamers’ Club. He was named to the Honor Roll and was inducted into the International Thespian Society. He plans to major in psychology.
  • From Augusta High School: David Sage, son of Michael and Nancy Sage, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Augusta, he participated in golf, wrestling, and the National Honor Society. He received a Teachers Choice Award, was named a Student of the Week, and was a Citizenship “A” nominee. He is undecided on a major.
  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Breanna Fisher, daughter of Don and Sabrina Bonilla, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At Northwest, she participated in Student Government, Link Crew, Spirit Team, and Rachel’s Challenge. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.
    Whitney Williams, daughter of Christine Williams, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in Link Crew, Rachel’s Challenge, Spirit Team, and was a volunteer at the DUI Victim Center of Kansas and Hospice Care of Kansas. She plans to major in social work.
  • From Wichita South High School: Osbaldo Moreno, son of Jose and Juana Moreno, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At South, he was involved in SADD, student leadership, and the drama “Don’t You Love Me”. He is undecided on a major.
  • From Wichita Heights High School: Brandy McFall, daughter of Richard and Melissa McFall, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Heights, she was involved in Choir, was the school representative for the Thespian State Board, and was very active in the high school plays. She plans to major in early childhood education.
  • From Towne East Education Resource Center: Natasha Wilson, daughter of Tommy and Angie Wilson, is the recipient of a Cowley Partnership Scholarship. She plans to major in psychology.
  • From Rose Hill High School: Abby Showalter, daughter of Dick and Tinea Showalter, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in softball and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She received a first place award in Ceramics during Cowley’s Fine Arts Day. She plans to major in art education.
  • From Valley Center: Alyssa Price, daughter of Dale Price, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Valley Center, she was involved in dance, FCCLA, Link Crew, SADD, Drama Club, Choir, Debate, and Forensics. She has received dance camp awards and forensic medals. She plans to major in journalism.
  • From Lawrence Free State: Gabrielle Griffin, daughter of Ralph and Tami Griffin, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Lawrence Free State, she was involved in the Pom Squad, Link Crew, and was a Special Olympics dance instructor. She was a three-year All-American at Pom Camp and is undecided on a major.
  • From Santa Fe Trail High School: Krista Logan, daughter of Lance and Laurey Logan, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Santa Fe Trail, she was involved in dance, SADD, KAY, FBLA and Renaissance, band, Odyssey of the Mind, school plays, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the honor roll, a Kansas State Scholar, and the top soloist at the Eudora Dance and Cheer Festival. She was also an Odyssey of the Mind world competition qualifier. She is undecided on a major.
    Megan Boydston, daughter of Paul and Kitty Boydston, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Santa Fe Trail, she participated in dance, track, FBLA, KAY, and SADD. She is undecided on a major.
    Rhiannon Rosas, daughter of Cipriano Rosas and Jackie Piper, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Santa Fe Trail, she participated in yearbook, newspaper, dance, FBLA, Student Council, and Renaissance. She was a member of the honor roll and plans to major in journalism.
  • From Standing Stones Academy: Jon Brooks, son of Lance and Carla Brooks, is the recipient of a Lawrence and Martha Stover Scholarship. He plans to major in engineering.
  • From Scott Community High School: Aaron Kucharik, son of Steve and Cheryl Kucharik, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Scott Community, he was involved in jazz band, marching band, concert band, cross country, tennis, yearbook, Forensics, Leadership, athletic training, Encore, Notables, Bella Voche, and was the basketball team manager and senior class president. He was a member of the KMEA All-State Choir and plans to major in music education.
  • From Chaparral High School: Jacklynn Anderson, daughter of Mike and Tammy Anderson, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Chaparral, she participated in FBLA< Key Club, Chaparral Band, Chaparral Singers, and the Student Council. She was the first chair in the League Honor Band, received a I rating on Flute Trio at the state competition, and placed in various events in FBLA. She plans to major in music education.
  • From the Learning Café High School: Shayla Koob, daughter of Bethina Branstetter, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. She placed third in creative writing during Cowley’s Fine Arts Day. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Smoky Valley: Taylor Coney, daughter of Steve and Kim Coney, is the recipient of a Communications Scholarship. At Smoky Valley, she was involved in cheerleading, Pep Club, Student Council, Forensics, FCA, Choir, journalism, yearbook, and Drama. She was the regional winner of the Poetry Out Loud Competition, and placed fourth at state Forensics in solo serious.
  • Home School: Raymond Nolla, son of Cesar and Susan Nolla, is the recipient of a Eagle Scout Scholarship. During High School he was involved in Boy Scouts, track, football, swing dance and violin lessons. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • From Iqacademy High School: Abbey Ramirez, daughter of Raymond and Sheri Ramirez, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Iqacademy, she participated in Orchestra and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in veterinary medicine.
  • From Ponca City (OK) High School: Travis Delaney, son of Mike and Monica Delaney, is the recipient of a Elizabeth Northcutt Scholarship. At Ponca City, he was involved in football and track. He spent six years in the military and plans to major in education.
  • From Shidler (OK) High School: Charles Garrison, son of Charles and Lezli Garrison, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team Scholarship. At Shidler, he participated in band, Student Council, and BPA. He also received a $250 scholarship from Kay Electric for placing third in the Kay Electric contest. He plans to major in computer forensics.