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2009-2010

 

May 19, 2010

 

Cowley awards scholarships to students from 40 different schools

 

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

From Arkansas City High School:
- Andrea Harris, daughter of Ike and Donna Harris, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Arkansas City, she was involved in band, FCA, FFA, Scholar’s Bowl and the AC Players. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.
- Harlee Musselman, daughter of Tony Stephens and Cindy Musselman, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in volleyball, FFA, Usherettes, the National Honor Society, and was a manager for the baseball team. She was also named to the Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in accounting.
- Andrea Sweetwood, daughter of Scott and Renee Sweetwood, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cross country, track, basketball, Student Council, FCA, National Honor Society, and the Usherettes. She also was nominated for the Outstanding Student Award and was named to the Honor Roll. She plans to major in pre-physical therapy.
- Brianna Herndon, daughter of Scott and Kellie Herndon, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, choir, theatre, and the color guard. She plans to major in secondary education.
- Ryan Cells, son of Darryle Cells and Joyce Baker, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in band, jazz band, forensics, AC Players, and Gay Straight Alliance. He plans to major in music education.
- Katy Richerson, daughter of Vern and Ginger Richerson, is the recipient of a Criminal Justice Scholarship. At ACHS, she was a member of the Usherettes and the National Honor Society. She was nominated for the Outstanding Student Award and was a Kansas State Honor Student. She plans to major in criminal justice.
- Ashley Wilson, daughter of Michelle Wilson, is the recipient of a Student Affairs Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FFA and SADD. She plans to major in radiology.
- Ethan Ellis, son of Donny and Sharon Ellis, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in golf, French Club, and the National Honor Society. He was named to the Principal and Dean’s Honor Rolls, was a WSU Presidential Scholar, a Delegate to Kansas Boy’s State, a Kansas University Honor Student, and received a Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award from the KHSAA. He plans to major in computer science.
- Devin Avery, son of David and Kathy Avery, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football and basketball. He is undecided on a major.
- Zachary Barrett, son of Robert and Lorraine Barrett, is the recipient of a Communications Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in Forensics, AC Players, FFA, Chamber Choir, Symphonic Choir, Men’s Ensemble, and Scholar’s Bowl. He was also active in Work Ethics and had the lead role in the play “Rehearsal for Murder”. He plans to major in mass communications.
- Shane Borror, son of John and Kim Borror, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in baseball, FFA, and the National Honor Society. He is undecided on a major.
- Jon Gabriel Francisco Savala, son of Alfred and Debbie Savala, is the recipient of a ACES Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football and track. He plans to major in electrical engineering.

From Winfield High School:
- Taylor Snider, son of Rick and Lori Snider, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Winfield, he was involved in the jazz band, marching band, Link Crew, and was a member of the golf team. He was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll, the National Honor’s Society, and was a Kansas Honors Scholar. He plans to major in pre-engineering.
- Cassandra Beamer, daughter of Robert and Rebecca Crowley, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was a member of the Art Club. She plans to major in art.
- Jessie Topper, daughter of Jim and Mary Topper, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in basketball, soccer, A Capella Choir, dance, and Health Occupation Students of America. She was a member of the Scholastic Honor Roll and Principal’s Honor Roll, and plans to major in pre-physical therapy.
- Megan Blevins, daughter of Tim and Danna Blevins, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Winfield, she was involved in softball and the Art Club. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in Art.
Jennifer Clements, daughter of James and Joyce Clements, is the recipient of a Humanities Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in Debate and Forensics, journalism, Foreign Cultures Club, FCA, track and field, volleyball, and cross country. She was the National Forensic League President and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
- John Bowker, son of Charles and Angela Bowker, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, he was a member of the National Art Honors Society. He plans to major in Art.
- Jillien Ryan, daughter of Jeff Ryan and Jackie Wingert, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was the president of the Art Club and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and a Kansas Honor Scholar. She plans to major in business.
- Kelly Sweet, daughter of Terry and Barbara Sweet, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in swimming, tennis, Foreign Cultures Club, and HOSA. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Scholastic Honor Roll, and the National Society of High School Scholars. She plans to major in mathematics.
- Ashley Merz, daughter of Mike Merz, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in choir, the art Club, was a trainer for the boys soccer team, and a member of the National Honor Society. She also received several art awards and was named to the Honor Roll. She plans to major in art.
 
From Douglass High School:
- Michael Fox, son of Leonard and Becky Fox, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in FCA, football, wrestling, track, power lifting, and yearbook. He was named the strongest pound for found power lifter in 3A and 4A competition, and was an Honorable Mention all-conference football selection. He plans to major in physics.

From Sedan High School:
- Lauren Miller, daughter of Bob and Vicki Miller, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Sedan, she participated in choir, select choir, band, National Honor Society, Scholar Bowl, softball, and served as class secretary/treasurer. She received a “1” rating at league, regional and state music festivals all four years of high school. She plans to major in music education.
- Brandon Underwood, son of Donnie and Brenda Underwood, is the recipient of a Academic Civic Engagement through Service (ACES) Scholarship. At Sedan, he was involved in band, FCCLA, Art, vacation bible school, and was the president for the youth action project. He was a member of the District Honors Band and Lions Club Honors Band, while also receiving a national “I Dare You” Leadership Award. He plans to major in accounting.

From Udall High School:
- Bryanna Allen, daughter of Eric and Marya Allen, is the recipient of a Athletic Manager Scholarship. At Udall, she participated in volleyball, basketball, track, cheerleading, yearbook, Student Council, FCCLA, FFA, SADD, band, choir, color guard, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She also was a part of the Honors Choir and Honor Band. She plans to major in nursing.
- Morgan Wilson, son of Matthew and Michelle Wilson, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. He plans to major in pre-law.

From South Haven High School:
- Austin Barlow, son of Ted and Michele Barlow, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team (CAAT) Scholarship. At South Haven, he was involved in football, basketball, track, golf, FCA, Scholars Bowl, Math Relays, JETS, FFA, Pep Club, Student Council, and school plays. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and was an Honorable Mention all-conference selection in football and basketball. He plans to major in architecture.
- Katelyn Edwards, daughter of Tommy and Leslie Edwards, is the recipient of a Cowley Awareness Activity Team (CAAT) Scholarship. At South Haven, she participated in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA, JETS, Pep Club, and was the class secretary. She plans to major in accounting.

From Dexter High School:
- Charles Bailey, son of Todd and Donna Askins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in football, track, band, Student Council, and Forensics. He is undecided on a major.
- CJ Bailey, son of Todd and Donna Askins, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Dexter, he was involved in football, track, Math Team, Student Council, Forensics, and the school play. He plans to major in graphic design.
- Ezekiel Hensley, son of Jason and Lynn Hensley, is the recipient of a Industrial Technology Scholarship. He plans to major in welding technology.

From Central (Burden) High School:
- Kenneth Mills III, son of Kenneth and Nancy Mills, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Central, he participated in cross country, basketball, track, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in pre-dietetics.
- Raegan Fanning, daughter of Roni Scott, is the recipient of a Dance Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in softball, volleyball, dance, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the Letterman’s Club. She was named the softball team’s Most Valuable Player in 2010 and was the school’s Winter 2009 Homecoming Queen. She is undecided on a major.
- Jandi Handlin, daughter of Lance and Sheila Handlin, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in FCA, choir, yearbook, Student Council, Letterman’s Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, National Honor Society, and was the class secretary. She plans to major in nursing.
- Autumn Hopper, daughter of Rick and Karen Hopper, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central, she participated in basketball, volleyball, softball, Letterman’s Club, Student Council, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She was an honorable mention selection in volleyball and plans to major in nursing.

From Oxford High School:
- Caitlyn Mapel, daughter of Bob and Kim Mapel, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Oxford, she participated in band, volleyball, basketball, softball, Forensics, Scholars Bowl, cheerleading, and Kayettes. She plans to major in massage therapy.
- Heather Anderson, daughter of Gary and Patricia Mace, is the recipient of a Education Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in FFA and KAYS. She plans to major in counselor education.

From Caldwell High School:
- Sonia Lena Arnett, daughter of Jack and Sonya Arnett, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Caldwell, she participated in KAYS, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, band, Pep Club, Forensics, Scholars Bowl, TSA, FCCLA, cross country, volleyball, and was the Student Council president. She was the 2009 prom queen and the individual top scorer in Scholars Bowl. She plans to major in social work.

From Cedar Vale High School:
- Alice Fowler, daughter of Bob and Elizabeth Fowler, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she participated in choir and Bigs in school. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in business administration and accounting.

From Wellington High School:
- Aryah Ybarra, son of Bucky and Andrea Ybarra, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in football, National Honor Society, and was the CYO Member of the Year. He plans to major in pre-medicine.
- Larissa Booth, daughter of Lisa Herring, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in FFA, Forensics, and Circle of Friends. She plans to major in nursing.

From Mulvane High School:
- Jonathan Walker, son of Darin and Theresa Walker, is the recipient of an Eagle Scout Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was involved in band, Scholar’s Bowl, Best of Robotics, and was the treasurer for the National Honor Society. He plans to major in aerospace engineering.
- Joseph Marks, son of Larry and Debra Marks, is the recipient of a Social Science Department Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was involved in band, soccer, Best of Robotics, and the Catholic Youth Group. He plans to major in humanities.
- Eric Hall, son of Michael and Jeanne Hall, is the recipient of a Eagle Scout Scholarship. At Mulvane, he participated in soccer and band. He is undecided on a major.
- Julie Braungardt, daughter of Charles and Anna Stephens, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she played volleyball, basketball and soccer. She was a member of the Honor Roll and Principal’s Honor Roll, and plans to major in nursing.
- Courtney Maikowski, daughter of Frank and Karen Maikowski, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in soccer, basketball, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Wildcat Honor Roll, and is undecided on a major.

From Derby High School:
- Morgan Arnce, daughter of Tim and Lesley Arnce, is the recipient of a Campus Photographer Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in the swim and dive club, cheerleading, and was a member at large for the Panther Pac and Public Relations Chair for Operation Holiday Derby. She also received the Girl Scout Gold Award in 2009. She plans to major in graphic design.
- Brandon Gillogly, son of Dan and Brenda Gillogly, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in basketball, track, football, and youth group mission trips. He plans to major in architecture.
Caleb Walker, son of Kelly and Betty Walker, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in football. He plans to major in art.
- Joshua Stanley, son of Nancy Stanley, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in the Scholastic Art Competition, Highland Art Competition, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in computer engineering.

From Campus High School:
- Tracy Marr, daughter of Terry and Brenda Marr, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in theatre, band, Student Council, and the Thespian Troupe. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was named Best Supporting Actress for the 2008-2009 school year. She is undecided on a major.
- Alisa Mulryan, daughter of Michael and Shara Mulryan, is the recipient of a Social Science Department Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in CYO and Youth Friends. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.
- Renee Dye, daughter of Michael and Tricia Dye, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Campus, she was a Link Leader, Youth Friend, and AVID Tutor. She is undecided on a major.
- Samantha Francis, daughter of John and Carolynn Francis, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Campus, she was a member of the swim team and the yearbook staff. She plans to major in elementary education.
- Zachary Bush, son of Chuck and Debbie Bush, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Campus, he was involved in choir, theatre, Student Council, and volunteering. He received several theatre awards during his four years of high school. He plans to major in vocal music.

From Wichita Northwest High School:
- Bradley Luthe, son of Sherri Luthe, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Northwest, he was president of Youth LINK (Leaders in Kansas), member of governor’s Mental Health Planning Council, and received several achievement awards. He plans to major in mass communications.

From Wichita East High School:
- Aldo Hernandez is the recipient of a Admissions Mentor Scholarship. At East, he was involved in soccer and wrestling. He plans to major in engineering.
- Valeria Rosales, daughter of Valentin and Irma Rosales, is the recipient of a Admission Mentor Scholarship. At East, she was involved in DECA and was a Newman Hispanic Scholar. She plans to major in physical therapy.

From Wichita North High School:
- Remara Dean, daughter of Sherman Shaver and Rosalind Dean, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita North, she was involved in cheerleading and track. She was named to the Honor Roll and was selected as a Student of the Month. She plans to major in social work.

From Goddard High School:
- Travis Duckett, son of David and Sabrina Duckett, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Goddard, he was involved in jazz band, concert band, orchestra, track, Outloud, and power lifting. He is undecided on a major.

From Bishop Carroll High School:
- Samantha Nolting, daughter of Larry and Dee Nolting, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, she was involved in bowling, Green Group, and the God Squad. She plans to major in education or business.
- Clinton Meyer, son of Steve and Lori Meyer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, he was involved in soccer, wrestling, track, CYO, God Squad, Knights of Columbus, and volunteering. He was twice named the school’s most improved wrestler. He plans to major in engineering.

From Belle Plaine High School:
- Maggie Detrick, daughter of Robert and Marti Detrick, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in FCA, FLC, FCCLA, band, volleyball, softball, Belle Plaine High School Singers, and the school paper “The Paper Dragon”. She was a Kansas Honors Scholar and a Kansas Board of Regents Scholar. She plans to major in early childhood education.
- Andrew Mason, son of Gary and Jan Mason, is the recipient of a Automotive Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was involved in TSA and FCCLA. He plans to major in automotive technology.
- Lacie Gaskill, daughter of Bill and Salena Rotz, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in Forensics, SADD, FLC, FCCLA, track, cross country, Community Clean Up Day, “The Paper Dragon”, Canned Food Drive, and art competitions. She was a member of the Bronze Honor Roll and plans to major in criminal justice.

From Rose Hill High School:
- Austin Nuse, son of Derald and Connie Nuse, is the recipient of a Automotive Technology Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was named to the Honorable Mention Honor Roll and received perfect attendance. He plans to major in automotive technology.

From Hutchinson High School:
- Jocelyne Simmons, daughter of Kendall and Michelle Buck, is the recipient of a Student Affairs Scholarship. At Hutchinson, she was involved in photography, art design, French, interior design, and fashion. She plans to major in art.

From Argonia High School:
- Gabrielle Gerdau, daughter of Diana Gerdau, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Argonia, she participated in band, Forensics, Scholars’ Bowl, art, Student Council, Argonnaires, and school plays. She was named Miss Argonaut and was selected for the KMEA district choir for three years. She plans to major in theatre.
- Cameron Moore, son of Anthony and Cynthia Moore, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Argonia, he was involved in football, golf, Scholars’ Bowl, Math Club, Student Council, yearbook, weight lifting, and track. He was a member of the Honor Roll and was selected Homecoming King. He plans to major in physical therapy.
- Tommy Prince, son of James and Rebecca Martin, is the recipient of a Admissions Mentor Scholarship. At Argonia, he was involved in football and Scholars’ Bowl. He plans to major in art.

From McPherson High School:
- Jackson Curtright, son of Doug and Tammy Curtright, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At McPherson, he was involved in the Drama Club and Skills USA. He plans to major in theatre.

From Valley Center High School:
- Amanda Westerman, daughter of Mike and Carrie Westerman, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Valley Center, she was involved in cheerleading, choir, SADD, FCA, Youth Alive, and the Pep Club. She plans to major in business.

From Anderson County High School:
- Harold Gilbreth, son of Harold and Carolyn Gilbreth, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Anderson County, he was a member of the baseball team and the school newspaper staff. He plans to major in business.
- Katie Arnett, daughter of Raymond and Tonya Arnett, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Anderson County, she participated in FFA, yearbook, newspaper, A Capella, internationals, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and received a 2 rating at the regional choir competition. She plans to major in journalism.

From Olathe South High School:
- Kaela Helt, daughter of Brian and Marisa Helt, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Olathe South, she was a member of the dance team. She plans to major in education.

From Haviland High School:
- Jilysa Daniel, daughter of Andrew and Susan Boehme, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Haviland, she participated in choir, yearbook, Y-Teens, and the school newspaper. She was a member of the Honor Roll and received a Citizenship Award. She plans to major in theatre.

From Attica High School:
- Michelle Orr, daughter of Matt and Felisa Orr, is the recipient of a Allied Health Scholarship. At Attica, she was the manager for the track and volleyball teams, and was involved in Teens Today Leaders Tomorrow. She plans to major in nursing/dental hygiene.

From South Barber High School:
- David Daughhetee, son of Kenny and Jill Daughhetee, is the recipient of a Athletic Training Scholarship. At South Barber, he was involved in tennis, KAYS, Scholars’ Bowl, and was the football team manager. He plans to major in psychology.

From Chaparral High School:
- Alyssa Nulik, daughter of Tiffany Nulik, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was involved in band, Chaparral Singers, Student Council, and was the boy’s tennis team manager. She received a “1” rating for her flute solo at the regional contest. She plans to major in music education.

From Guthrie (OK) High School:
- Sarah McWhirter, daughter of Ronald and Maureen McWhirter, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Guthrie, she participated in dance, cheerleading, cross country, choir, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in pre-nursing.

From Ellis High School:
- Jakeual Delaney, son of Chad Delaney, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Ellis, he was involved in baseball, basketball, football, FCA, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in physical therapy and athletic training.

From Bennington High School:
- Catie Gwennap, daughter of Kerri and Gale Gwennap, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Bennington, she was involved in dance, cheer, volleyball, basketball, and FCA. She received several dance awards and plans to major in athletic training.

From Scott Community High School:
- Aaron Kucharik, son of Steve and Cheryl Kucharik, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Scott Community, he was the senior class president and was involved in Student Council, Encore, Notables, athletic training, City Partners for Youth Board of Directors, and school musicals. He plans to major in business administration.

From Conway Springs High School:
- Indigo Pohlman, daughter of Corey and Sam Pohlman, is the recipient of a ACES Scholarship. She plans to major in English.

From George Brassens (France) High School:
- William Austin, son of Mark and Nancy Austin, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At George Brassens, he was involved in jazz piano and Brazilian percussion. He plans to major in journalism.

Home School:
- Brian LeBaron, son of Jerry and Mellanie LeBaron, is the recipient of a Robert Brown Memorial Scholarship. During high school, LeBaron was involved in Boy Scouts and served as a staff member at Will Rogers Scout Reservation. He received the Eagle Scout Award and plans to major in anthropology.

Home School:
- Valerie Monteith, daughter of Tom and Lori Monteith, is the recipient of a Instrumental Piano Scholarship. During high school, she was involved in competitive gymnastics, piano and harp lessons, and mission trips. She plans to major in biology.