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2010-2011

 

April 12, 2011


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 25 schools

 

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

  • From Arkansas City High School: Nicholas Crain, son of Brian and Kelli Crain is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, basketball, Student Council, School Counts, National Honor Society, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. He plans to major in engineering.
    Rachel Bazil, daughter of Bruce and Becky Bazil, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, jazz band, Usherettes, soccer, art, and the National Honor Society. She received a third place award in Cowley College’s Prodigy Art Show and was the recipient of regional and state small ensemble awards. She is undecided on a major.
    Trevor Harris, son of Mike and Tara Taylor, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, track, golf, band, Student Council, Work Ethics, and was an academic letterman. He plans to major in pre-health.
    Rachel McAfee, daughter of Andy and Lucinda McAfee, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in AC Players, symphonic choir, Ark High Singers and Forensics. She was a member of the honor roll and plans to major in elementary education.
    Kaile Shrode, daughter of Francis and Eva Shrode, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, choir, colorguard, KAYS, AC Players, FCA, and was a teachers aid. She received several awards in band and choir and plans to major in elementary education.
    Zachary Legleiter, son of Kurt and Stephanie Legleiter, is the recipient of a Communications Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, FCA, and was a member of the honor roll. She plans to major in broadcasting and emergency management.
    Miles Crabtree, son of Jeb and Patty Wright, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in band, jazz band, choir, Ark Light, tennis, SAGE, Robotics, Scholars Bowl, debate, and forensics. He plans to major in music.
    Emma Schrag, daughter of Peter and Debra Schrag, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in choir, Select Ark Highs Choir, band, AC Players, and drama club. She received the National Choral Award in 2010 and is undecided on a major.
    Rose Hooley, daughter of Lisa Hooley, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in AC Players, forensics, symphonic choir, Ark High Singers, and Usherettes. She is undecided on a major.
    Haylee Bryant, daughter of Alan and Mitzi Bryant, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in KAYS, French Club, Spanish, and volunteer work. She was a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in psychology.
  • From Arkansas City Christian Academy: Shayna Feste, daughter of Gene and Cynde Feste, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. AT ACCA, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, and was on the Principal’s Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
    Sheyann Feste, daughter of Gene and Cynde Feste, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. AT ACCA, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, and was on the Principal’s Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
    Julie Hinson, daughter of Kent and Shannon Hinson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACCA, she participated in volleyball. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Winfield High School: Whitney McCully, daughter of Nicholas McCully and Kandic Crim, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FFA, Art Club, and Health Occupational Students of America. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, was a Presidential Scholar, a Kansas Honors Scholar, and was named to the top-10 percent of her graduating class. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.
    Matthew Smith, son of Brian and Brenda Smith, is the recipient of a Agriculture Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in FFA and was a member of the honor roll. He plans to major in agriculture.
  • From Dexter High School: Bradley Berkley, son of Richard Berkley and Donna Fatout, is the recipient of a Athletic Trainer Scholarship. At Dexter, he was involved in basketball, baseball, track, FCA, FCCLA, Student Council, and was the class vice president. He was a member of the honor roll, was named Homecoming King, and plans to major in athletic training.
    Jolie Butler, daughter of David and Carlye Butler, is the recipient of a Business/Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Dexter, she participated in cross country, track, Drug Free Dexter, FCCLA, was Student Council president, forensics, and Big Brothers & Big Sisters. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and plans to major in accounting.
  • From Sedan High School: Kaitlin McDonough, daughter of Dera McNown, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Sedan, she was involved in choir, select choir, Letterman’s Club, PALS, basketball, volleyball, softball, and cheerleading. She received a “I” rating in vocal solo at the state music festival and plans to major in music.
    Baylee Williams, daughter of Tracy and Teresa Williams, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Sedan, she participated in volleyball, softball, cheerleading, Letterman’s Club, PALS, and select choir. She received a “I” rating in girls ensemble and select choir at the state music festival and plans to major in psychology.
  • From Cedar Vale High School: Clinton Kennedy, son of Robert Kennedy, is the recipient of a Admissions Mentor Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football and track. He plans to major in optometry.
    Justin Davis, son of Pastor Mark and Ralene Davis, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in band, League Honor Band, Highest Praise Summer Tour, Student Council, National Honor Society, AWANA, class officer, yearbook, and the Chautauqua County Youth Auction. He was a member of the honor roll and was named the top band student his sophomore year. He plans to major in music.
    Jesse Wickham, daughter of Samuel and Pamela Juul, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she participated in basketball, volleyball, softball, band, FCA, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Big Brothers & Big Sisters. She was a member of the honor roll and is undecided on a major.
  • South Haven High School: Kiley Broyles, daughter of David and Annette Broyles, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Belle Plaine High School: Christopher Bohnert, son of John and Teri Wrenn, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was involved in football, baseball, band, FCA, and the Foreign Language Club. He plans on majoring in welding.
  • From Wellington High School: Laurel Lewellen, daughter of Brian and Kim Lewellen, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in FCA, Student Council, volleyball, golf, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in forensic science.
    April Wright, daughter of Brian and Glenda Wright, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Wellington, he was co-president of the National Honor Society, secretary/treasurer of Drama Club, student mentor, previous president of Art Club, and was involved in Key Club. He was recognized as a Kansas Honor Scholar and as a Commended Student, was named Student of the Month as a junior and senior, and placed third at the Regional Constitution Bee. He plans to major in history/civics or literature.
    Ben Ledesma, son of Chris and Valerie Ledesma, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in theatre, debate, forensics, and agriculture. He plans to major in theatre.
    Curtis Defore, son of Jeff and Karla Defore, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in football and was a KU Honors Student. He received a Junior Lions Award and plans to major in biology.
  • From Derby High School: Vanessa Sherman, daughter of Allan and Janet Sherman, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in the Drama Club. She plans to major in theatre.
  • From Campus High School: Logan Johnson, son of Brad and Natalie Johnson, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Campus, he was a member of the track and field team. He plans to major in business.
  • From Wichita Southeast High School: Evette Zamora, daughter of Angel Zamora and Eduriges Garcia, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Southeast, she was involved in cheerleading, soccer, Leadership Advisory Council, Circle of Friends, and the honor roll. She was named a Student of the Month and the recipient of the Tatankwa Award and plans to major in EMS.
  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Shanice Rhone, daughter of Ed and Tawanda Rhone, is the recipient of a ACES Scholarship. At Northwest, she was a member of the flag team. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • From Maize South High School: Steffan Rowe, son of Richard Rowe and Marilyn Gonzalez, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Maize South, he participated in drama, forensics, Improv, and the Thespian Society. He plans to major in theatre.
  • From Goddard High School: Alex Smitley, son of Charles and Teresa Smitley, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Goddard, he was involved in jazz band, marching band, and the Goddard Pride Marching Band. He plans to major in music and history.
  • From Garden Plain High School: Tara Hageman, daughter of Jerry and Laura Hageman, is the recipient of a Deans Scholarship. At Garden Plain, she was involved in dance, KAYS, and SADD. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Rose Hill High School: Evan Bradley, son of Barry and Leslie Bradley, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in cross country and Rocketaires. He received Gold Key and Honorable Mention awards at the Scholastic Art Show and is undecided on a major.
    Melissa Cole, daughter of Marty and Nita Cole, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in choir. She is undecided on a major.
    Shelby Welch, daughter of Jay and Anne Welch, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in softball, basketball, cheerleading, SADD, DARE, Forensics, yearbook, and choir. She received a Gold Key award at the Scholastic Art Show and received first and second place awards at Cowley’s Fine Arts Day competition. She plans to major in art.
  • From Cheney High School: Kylie Patterson, daughter of Kelley and Linda Patterson, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in basketball, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Business Professionals of America, choir, Friends of Rachel, Girls Glee, Youth Leadership, Student Council, track, tutor, volleyball, and the National Honor Society. She was a KU Honor Scholar, Wendy’s Heisman State Finalist, member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and was named all-league in basketball and volleyball. She plans to major in biology/chemistry.
    William Durant, son of Kent and Danetta Durant, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Cheney, he participated in vocal music, Boys Glee, pop choir, advanced choir, band, marching band, pep band, Big Brothers & Big sisters, cross country, track, soccer, bowling, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the honor roll and Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in education.
  • From Scott Community High School: Christian Weston, son of Jevin and Lalani Kasselman, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Scott City, he was involved in football, FFA, choir, wrestling, forensics, theatre, and school musicals. He is undecided on a major.
    Rebekah Anliker, daughter of Marvin and Jeana Anliker, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. She plans to major in music and business.
  • From Berean Academy: Chelsi Harder, daughter of Gary and Diana Harder, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Berean Academy, she was a member of the honor roll. She plans to major in forensic science.
  • From Caney Valley High School: Sarah Boatman, daughter of Jared and Erin Boatman, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Caney Valley, she participated in choir, KAYS, FCA, track, forensics, colorguard, band, art, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the honor roll and qualified for state in forensics. She plans to major in theatre.
  • From Westside High School: Jeremy Parker is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At Westside, he was involved in basketball and Scholars Bowl. He was the class Salutatorian and plans to major in secondary education.
  • From Chaparral High School: Jessica Holdt, daughter of Dennis and Shana Holdt, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was involved in Key Club, FFA, Student Council, FCA, Pep Club, basketball, volleyball, track, tennis, softball, and the National Honor Society. She received an Academic Honors Award, a National Art Award, Outstanding Participation Award and plans to major in graphic design.
  • From Home School: Ann Hale, daughter of Don and Janice Hale, is the recipient of a Criminal Justice Scholarship. During high school, she was involved in the Walnut Valley Spring Piano Festivals, Art in the Park, Prairiefest, and Ark City Christian Academy fundraisers. She placed first in the Cowley County Tourism photo contest and plans to major in criminal justice.
  • From Ponca City (OK) High School: Rebekah Ramsey, daughter of Roy and Linda Ramsey, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she participated in Po-Hi Steppers, track, cheerleading, president of cosmetology, and competed as part of the Leadership Team for Skills USA. She plans to major in health and physical education.
    Amber Leist, daughter of Jerry and April Adams, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she was involved in Po Hi-Steppers, Leo Club, DECA, swim team and the Pepperettes. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and took first place in the entrepreneurship promotional project at the DECA state competition. She plans to major in dental hygiene.