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2009-2010

 

November 12, 2009


Cowley awards scholarships to students from 25 different schools

 

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

From Winfield High School:

  • Kesha Falletti, daughter of David and Kerri Falletti, is the recipient of a Robert Warrender Scholarship. She plans to major in accounting/business.
  • Kaitlyn Jauregui, daughter of Mario and Maria Jauregui, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Key Club, National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, and was on the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years. She was also named Who’s Who Among High School Students. She plans to major in family and consumer science.
  • Ashley Merz, daughter of Mike Merz, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was president of the Art Club, manager for the boy’s soccer team, and a member of the Acapella Choir. She made the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years and plans to major in athletic training.
  • Craig Cropek, son of William Cropek, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in Future Famers of America, FCA, Foreign Cultures Club, and the Deca Club. He is undecided on a major.
  • Nancy Misasi, daughter of Linda Misasi, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Key Club, soccer, golf, and Scholars Bowl. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Kaitlyn Buffum, daughter of Brian and Lisa Buffum, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in cross country, soccer, danceline, Acapella Choir, Women’s Select Choir, Bel Canto Choir, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in accounting.
  • Larkyn Adams, daughter of Kevin and Sue Adams, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in softball, FFA, and the National Honor Society. She made the Principal’s and Scholastic Honor Rolls. She plans to major in business/finance/accounting.
  • Kathryn McNutt, daughter of Steven and Sherri McNutt, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in tennis, Acapella Choir, Viking Voices, and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). She made the Principal’s Honor roll all four years and plans to major in physical therapy.
  • Taylor Snider, son of Rick and Lori Snider, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, golf, and was a Link Crew Leader. He made the Principal’s Honor Roll, was a Kansas Honor Scholar, and finished in the top 10 percent of his graduating class. He plans to major in golf course management.
  • Sarah Greuel, daughter of Dan and Patty Greuel, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in volleyball, Key Club, Orchestra, Bel Canto Choir, Drama Club, Acapella Choir, Viking Voices, Art, Link Crew, and the National Honor Society. She received a I Rating at the regional and state solo vocal contests and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Megan Blevins, daughter of Tim and Danna Blevins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in softball and art. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
  • Ashley Manly, daughter of John Manly and Jennifer Owen, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in Student Council, spirit squad, volleyball, Bel Canto Choir, Orchestra, Debate, Women’s Select Choir, HOSA, cheer squad, Mixed Choir, FCC, and was the Freshman Class Vice President. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and received a WHS Student Recognition Award. She received several cheerleading awards as well as a first place award at the state HOSA competition. She plans to work towards a Doctorate degree to become a clinical psychologist specializing in children.
  • Megan Lounds, daughter of Norman and Annette Lounds, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in the W Club, National Honor Society, Electric Blue Dance Team, and was president of the Health Occupations Students of America. She made the Principal’s Honor Roll, was a Kansas Honor Scholar, a state champion in Community Awareness Competition for HOSA, and was chosen as one of six high school senior girls in the state to participate on the KU Medical Center’s Alumni Reunion Weekend. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • Jessie Topper, daughter of Jim and Mary Topper, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in basketball, soccer, FFA, HOSA, spirit squad, Band, and Choir. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years. She plans to major in pediatric physical therapy.

From Arkansas City Christian Academy:

  • Zachary Palmer, son of Arlan and Lisa Palmer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in basketball. He is undecided on a major.

From Central-Burden High School:

  • Kenneth Mills III, son of Kenneth and Nancy Mills, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Central-Burden, he participated in cross country, basketball, track, 4-H, Student Council, and the National Honor society. He is undecided on a major.
  • Autumn Hopper, daughter of Rick and Karen Hopper, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she participated in volleyball, basketball, softball, Student Council, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Letterman’s Club all four years. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Jennica Mann, daughter of Jim and Rita, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she was involved in cheerleading, dance, volleyball, track, and Student Council. She was the recipient of a Citizenship Award and plans to major in cosmetology.

From Sedan High School:

  • Brandon Underwood, son of Donnie and Brenda Underwood, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Sedan, he was involved in band, art, FCCLA, 4-H, Vacation Bible School, and was the Sedan President for Youth Action Project. He was selected to the District Honors Band, Lions Club Honors Band, and received the National “I Dare You” Leadership Award. He plans to major in physical therapy/accounting.
  • Garrett Bane, son of Leon and Nora Bane, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Sedan, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, Letterman’s Club, FCCLA, Student Council, and the Leadership Academy. He received All-State recognition in football, basketball and baseball. He plans to major in criminal justice.

From South Haven High School:

  • Katelyn Edwards, daughter of Tommy and Leslie Edwards, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track, JETS, FFA, and the Pep Club. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in accounting.
  • Cassandra Dvorak, daughter of Tad and Tammy Dvorak, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA, JETS, Pep Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, Principal’s Honor Roll, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She is undecided on a major.

From Cedar Vale:

  • Kaytlynn Strasburg, daughter of David and Teresa Strasburg, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in cheerleading, Student Council, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll all four years and is undecided on a major.
  • Julia Arentz, daughter of Steven and Janet Arentz, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in yearbook, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She was named a Kansas Honor Scholar and was selected to the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years. She is undecided on a major.

From Oxford High School:

  • Bailey Gaither, daughter of Ronnie and Amy Gaither, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in basketball, Student Council, FFA, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in anthropology.
  • Anthony Metz, son of Wade and Sheryl Metz, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in FFA, band, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in mechanics.

From Udall High School:

  • Courtney Adams, daughter of Tony and Karen Adams, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in volleyball, cross country, basketball, track, dance, FCA, SADD, Colorguard, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Math Club, FCCLA, Student Council, FFA, and the National Honor Society. She received High Honors all four years, while also receiving an English Writing and English Academic Award along with the WSU Presidential Scholar Award. She plans to major in biology/pre-medicine.

From Wellington High School:

  • Todd Schwartz, son of Duane and Marcia Schwartz, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in golf, FFA, and was the basketball team manager. He received several FFA awards and is undecided on a major.
  • Melodie Shannon, daughter of Gary and Barbara Shannon, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Student Council, Student Advisory Council, and the National Honor Society. She was named to the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years, was a Wichita State University Presidential Scholar, and received a Junior Lions Club Award. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.
  • William Martin, son of Brett Martin and Kathy Englland, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in football, basketball, cross country, track, baseball, FFA, SADD, FCA, and the National Honor Society. He was named a National Honors Scholar and made the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years. He plans to major in physics.
  • Erin Zoglmann, daughter of Jerry and Sharon Zoglmann, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in cheerleading, Student Council, band, and the National Honor Society. She received a Junior Lions Club Award and was a KU Honors Scholar. She plans to major in aerospace engineering.
  • John McComb, son of Mitch and Kelli McComb, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in FFA, football, golf, and SADD. He received a Junior Lions Club Award, and a proficiency award for home and community development and poultry production. He is undecided on a major.

From Belle Plaine High School:

  • Ivy Wellman, daughter of Michael and Melody Wellman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in cross country, track, cheerleading, FCCLA, yearbook, SADD, Letterman’s Club, Student Council, and the National Honors Society. She was a WSU Presidential Scholar and a KU Honors Scholar. She was also named all-state in cross country. She plans to major in health science.
  • Charles Queen, son of Marvin and Josephine Queen, is the recipient of a Cowley County Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was involved in cross country, basketball, and track. He was named a Kansas Honor Scholar and plans to major in computer engineering.
  • Maggie Detrick, daughter of Rob and Marti Detrick, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in volleyball, softball, band, BPHS Singers, Foreign Language Club, FCA, FCCLA, Letterman’s Club, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honors Scholar and a Board of Regents Scholar. She plans to major in early childhood education.

From Clearwater High School:

  • Tracy Rausch, daughter of Gerald and Sandra Rausch, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in cross country, track, KAYS, and House Crew. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • Cheyenne Swan, daughter of Laura Phelps, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Clearwater, she participated in Show Choir, Concert Choir, band, drama, weights, and the National Honor Society. She received the KU Honors Program Alumni Award and the top 10 percent award. She plans to major in theatre.
  • Whitnie Means, daughter of Fred and Vicki Finney, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was dance captain of the Clearwater Blue Notes (select show choir), qualified for state both years in forensics, and was involved in the drama department. She is undecided on a major.
  • Kara Molisee, daughter of David and Kari Molisee, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in SADD and KAYS. She was also a member of the honor roll. She is undecided on a major.
  • Anthony Lauer, son of Andy and Kathy Lauer, is the recipient of a Institutional Scholarship. He plans to major in automotive technology.

From Douglass High School:

  • Alyx Johnson, daughter of Shawna Harris, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in cheerleading, SADD, FCA, D-Club, FCCLA, KAY, and SWAP. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

From Wichita Northwest High School:

  • Jared Warren, son of Scott and Lori Warren, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Northwest, he was a second-team All-City selection as a member of the baseball team and was in the top-10 percent of his graduating class. He is undecided on a major.
  • Samuel Womack, son of George and Kristen Womack, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Northwest, he was a member of the honor roll for three years. He plans to major in chemistry.
  • Lanie Weaver, daughter of Kirk and Marie Weaver, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in choir, Spanish Club, Scholar’s Bowl, Key Club, and piano. She is undecided on a major.
  • Amanda Rhodes, daughter of Brad and Annette Rhodes, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Northwest, she was the dance team captain and a Bear Buddies volunteer. She plans to major in physical therapy.
  • Alexandra Layton, daughter of Hope Phillips, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in cheerleading and band. She was also a member of the honor roll. She plans to major in nursing.

From Wichita West High School:

  • Justin Bosley, son of David and Janet Bosley, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At West, he was named to the school’s honor roll as well as the National Honor Roll. He is undecided on a major.
  • Cobie Morton, daughter of Kathleen Nixon, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At West, she was involved in HOSA, cross country, and track. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Jerrel Collins, son of Duane and Muslima Collins, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At West, he was involved in track and football. He received the Outstanding Junior choir Member of the Year Award. He plans to major in music/mathematics.
  • Brooke Johnson, daughter of Scott Johnson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At West, she was involved in JROTC, Scholars Bowl, and was the leader of the Bible Club. She was also a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in paramedic training.

From Wichita South High School:

  • Tristan Tiede, daughter of Edward and Josie Johnson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South, she was involved in the Poetry Club, and the O.W.L.S. Club. She plans to major in nursing.

From Cheney High School:

  • Derek Hickery, son of Matt and Cindy Hickery, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cheney, he was involved in football, track, basketball, and BPA. He was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
  • Danielle Krenzel, daughter of Steven and Corrie Krenzel, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in basketball, track and field, and choir. She plans to major in nursing.
  • Alissa Gould is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track, advanced choir, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar, WSU Presidential Scholar, and a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years. She is undecided on a major.

From Caney Valley High School:

  • Lucas Martin, son of Larry and Raeanne Martin, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Caney Valley, he was involved in football, wrestling and baseball. He plans to major in MICT.

From the Community Learning Center:

  • Ashley Barber, daughter of Tracy and Bill Flippo, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. In high school, she was involved in swimming, fundraisers, and was a member of the honor roll. She is undecided on a major.

From Topeka West High School:

  • Molly Thomas, daughter of Ross and Heather Thomas, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Topeka West, she was a member of the dance team, and yearbook. She made the honor roll all four years and received academic excellence awards. She plans to major in nursing.

From Otis-Bison High School:

  • Kevin Wissman, son of Robert and Sharon Wissman, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Otis-Bison, he was involved in Student Council, KSHSAA Student Advisory Team, Scholar’s Bowl, yearbook, newspaper, basketball, football, band, and many other activities. He made the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years and was an all-state basketball player. He is undecided on a major.

From Towne West Learning Center:

  • Rebecca Classen, daughter of Jenifer Classen, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Towne West, she participated in theatre and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in pre-dietetics.

From Conway Springs High School:

  • Indigo Pohlman, daughter of Corey and Samantha Pohlman, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in chorus, Scholar’s Bowl, and the school play. She is undecided on a major.

From Ander County High School:

  • Katie Arnett, daughter of Raymond and Tonya Arnett, is the recipient of a Admissions Mentor Scholarship. At Anderson County, she was involved in Internationals, Drama Club, Acapella, FFA, yearbook, newspaper, New Life Ambassadors, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in journalism and photography.

From Syracuse High School:

  • Kamie Rash, daughter of Thad Rash, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Syracuse, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, golf, art, National  Honor Society, and was the school mascot in 2008. She received several all-league and all-state awards in athletics and plans to major in physical therapy.

Home School:

  • Anna Hollingsworth, daughter of Jess and Sheryl Hollingsworth, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. In high school, she was involved in competitive swimming, art classes, piano lessons, bible studies, and the Evangelical Free Church Youth Group. She has had art work published in the Kansas Critters Book through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and received a 1 rating at a piano festival. She plans to major in children’s ministry.