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2010-2011

 

June 7, 2011


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 30 schools

 

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

  • From Arkansas City High School: Abbey Ferris, daughter of Robert and Kathleen Ferris, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in AC Players, SADD, Arklight, school musicals and plays. She was the recipient of a Prodigy Award during Cowley College’s Fine Arts Day and plans to major in fine arts/art education.
    Joshua Smith, son of Donald and Sandra Smith, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football, basketball and baseball. He plans to major in accounting.
  • From Winfield High School: Devin Rozell, son of Angela Rozell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in soccer, wrestling and track. He was the recipient of a pair of staff choice awards and was named the Student of the Month three times. He is undecided on a major.
    Leah Gill, daughter of Scott and Dana Gill, is the recipient of an Accounting/Business Administration Scholarship. She plans to major in accounting.
    Evan Haney, son of Rod and Jeanette Haney, is the recipient of an Eagle Scout Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in basketball, track, cross country, Acapella choir, and the WHS Drama Department. He was selected to the Scholastic Honor Roll in 2010 and was named Eagle Scout in 2009. He plans to major in biology.
    Jessie Topper, daughter of Jim and Mary Topper, is the recipient of an Athletic Manager (volleyball) Scholarship). At WHS, she was involved in band, HOSA, choir, FFA, soccer, and basketball. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll. She plans to major in religion.
    Haley Knapp, daughter of Michael and Sharon Knapp, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she involved in the Art Club and FCCLA. A sculpture of hers received first place at Cowley College’s Fine Arts Day, while she also placed second in printmaking. She plans to major in art.
    Brittany White, daughter of Dennis White and Barb Shumaker, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in choir, Vikings on Broadway, Art Club, and was a Link Crew Leader. She also received the Staff Choice Award three years in a row, was named Student of the Month, and received honorable mention recognition for her art work. She plans to major in music/art education.
    Beth Walker, daughter of Mary Walker, is the recipient of a Business, Computer, and Information Technology Department Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FCCLA and OJT (On the Job Training). She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in accounting.
    Kyle Mitchell, son of Thomas and Angela Mitchell, is the recipient of a Communications Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in cross country, track, drama, broadcast journalism, FFA, and jazz band. He plans to major in graphic design.
  • From Dexter High School: Arleta Colvin, daughter of KC and Cheri Colvin, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Dexter, she participated in Drug Free Dexter, FCA, FCCLA, Science Olympiad, Math Team, National Honor Society, Media, Bigs in School, and Student Council. She plans to major in teaching English as a second language.
    Blake Smith, son of Dave and Virginia Smith, is the recipient of an Athletic Trainer Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in baseball, football, FCA, FCCLA, forensics, Media, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, and Student Council. He was a member of the Honor Roll and received a Young Authors Award. He plans to major in athletic training.
  • From Udall High School: Abigail Mettling, daughter of Gregg and Julie Mettling, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track, Student Council, National Honor Society, FCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, FBLA, FCCLA, Math Team, and SADD. She was a Student Council Veterans Day Essay Contest winner, and was an all-league basketball and volleyball player. She plans to major in Liberal Arts.
    Jared Bashaw, son of Wayne and Kathy Bashaw, is the recipient of an Athletic Hospitality Scholarship. At Udall, he was involved in football, basketball, track, FBLA, and SADD. He was the Homecoming King in 2010 and the Prom King in 2011. He is undecided on a major.
  • From South Haven High School: Christian Wilkey, son of Amy Wilkey, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Haven, he participated in football, basketball, track, Student Council, FCCLA, news writing, and yearbook. He was an All-League football player and plans to major in Liberal Arts.
  • From Douglass High School: Bryce Zirfas is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Douglass, he was involved in football, wrestling and baseball. He plans to major in biology.
  • From Belle Plaine High School: Jessica Headgepath, daughter of Kristine Anderson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in SADD, Foreign Language Club, was the football and track team manager, and served on the lighting crew for school plays. She plans to major in art.
  • From Cedar Vale High School: Colby Taglialatela, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football and baseball. He is undecided on a major.
    Cathy Call, daughter of Dwight and Mary Call, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in FCA, band, cheerleading, volleyball, softball, choir, Musical Children’s Choir, Big Brothers & Big sisters, SAFE, National Honor Society, and was the Class of 2011 secretary. She was a member of the District Honor Band, Lion’s Club Honor Band, was a Lion’s Club Honor Student, Salutatorian for the Class of 2011, and was named to the Superintendents and Principals Honor Rolls. She plans to major in music education.
    Molly Meloy, daughter of Mike and Susan Meloy, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in FCA, FCCLA, Big Brothers & Big sisters, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, and track and field. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.
    Josef Rose, son of Sean and Gloria Rose, is the recipient of an Industrial Tech Department Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he was an all-conference football player and was an honor student. He plans to major in non-destructive testing.
  • From Wellington High School: Danielle Anderson, daughter of Dana and Beverly Anderson, is the recipient of an Instrumental Piano Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in jazz band, concert band, marching band, pep band, Key Club, Movie Club, and received a I rating in Tri-State four consecutive years. She plans to major in psychology.
    Chris Fair, son of Brent and Stacey Fair, is the recipient of a Business, Computer, and Information Technology Department Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in football, wrestling, track, FFA, FCA, Student Council, and Circle of Friends. He plans to major in agri-business.
  • From Mulvane High School: Ethan Young, son of David and Carolyn Young, is the recipient of an ACT/Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was a member of the football and golf teams. He received the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award and plans on majoring in psychology.
    Lara Schmidt, daughter of Dan and Kathy Schmidt, is the recipient of a Band Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in band, yearbook, theatre, Forensics, National Honor Society, and National Forensics League. She plans to major in photography/music.
  • From Derby High School: Sarah Packard, daughter of Mike and Dawn Packard, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in the Drama Club, Thespian Society, Chamber, Chansonettes, Choralaires and Philharmonic Choirs, and was the French Club secretary. She plans to major in secondary education.
    Bailey Martin, daughter of Janna Martin, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. She plans to major in education.
    Kendall Slovak, son of Doug and Tina Slovak, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in the marching band, jazz band, and wind ensemble. He was named all-district band and jazz band and plans to major in business.
    Megan Hamlett, daughter of Charles and Terri Hamlett, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in choir, Honor choirs, and high school youth group. She plans to major in English.
    Amy Sternberger, daughter of Tina Sternberger, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in the National Arts Honor Society. She plans to major in Art.
    Kimberley Deaver, daughter of Steven and Dagmar Deaver, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in tennis, theatre, and choir. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From Ponca City (OK) High School: Caselynn Poulson, daughter of David and Ramona Ash, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she was involved in the Po-Hi Steppers, Leo Club, Business Professionals of America, and DECA. She plans to major in physical therapy.
    Katelyn Hubler, daughter of Rick and Wendy Hubler, is the recipient of a Cheerleading Scholarship. At Ponca City, she participated in cheerleading, Po-Hi Steppers, DECA, BPA, Leo Club, and Pepperettes. She plans to major in political science.
    Amanda Parent, daughter of James and Angela Parent, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she was involved in cheerleading, Po-Hi Steppers, and the Pepperettes. She received Honorable Mention All-American Dance recognition and is undecided on a major.
  • From Guthrie (OK) High School: Taylar Swartzbaugh, daughter of Mark and Jamie Swartzbaugh, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Guthrie, she participated in yearbook, tennis, BPA, Library Aide, FCA, dance, Foreign Language Club, Breakfast Club, and International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. She plans to major in accounting.
  • From DeerCreek-Lamont (OK) High School: Jordan Bellin, son of LuGene and Diana Bellin is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At DeerCreek-Lamont, he was involved in yearbook, band, BPA, and was the web master. He is undecided on a major.
  • From Salina South High School: Ashley Carey, daughter of Michelle and Steve Carey, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Salina South, she was involved in dance, soccer, track, volleyball, and basketball. She was a member of the honor roll, and received honorable mention all-conference recognition in basketball. She is undecided on a major.
    Isaac Toburen, son of Doug Toburen and Colleen Shoemaker, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Salina South, he was involved in the Book Club, Physics Club, and Chemistry Club. He received an exemplary score on the State Assessment in reading and plans to major in sociology.
  • From Campus High School: Chelbie O’Neal, daughter of Shawn and Shara McMahon and Michael St. Peter, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Campus, she received the Best New Sound/Lighting Tech Award. She plans to major in theatre.
  • From Maize High School: Rachel Gubitz, daughter of Tina Callender, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Maize, she was involved in the Art Club, French Club, and the National Honor Society. She received academic letters her sophomore and junior years and was nominated into the United States Achievement Academy in the subjects of Chemistry II and Physics. She plans to major in anthropology.
  • From Rose Hill High School: Evan Bradley, son of Barry and Leslie Bradley, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in cross country and Rocketaires. He received a Gold and Silver Key at the Scholastic Art Show and plans to major in biology.
  • From Wichita West High School: Sashay Hall is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita West, she was involved in Concert Choir, madrigals, Hilarks, choir, Anime Club, All-City Choir, and was a member of the honor roll. She plans to major in music education.
  • From Wichita North High School: Lauren Sullivan, daughter of Yolanda Owens, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Wichita North, she participated in volleyball, track and field, Student Leadership, Student Council, AVID, and Nulites Urban League of Kansas. She received an AVID Honor Card Award, a 99% Award, and was named Student of the Month. She plans to major in graphic design.
  • From Towne East Learning Center: Nina Spencer is the recipient of a Cowley Partnership Scholarship. At Towne East, she participated in Lacrosse and Girls State. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Valley Center High School: Rhianna Kline, daughter of Stephen and Maryana Kline, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Valley Center, she was involved in dance, cheerleading, Link Leader, Student Council, Prom Committee, SADD, Friendship Club, FCCLA, football manager, and TATU. She received a Citizenship award and dance camp awards while in high school and is undecided on a major.
  • From Field Kindley Memorial High School: Ruth Garcia-Martinez, daughter of Tomas Garcia and Rosawra Martinez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Field Kindley, she participated in track, Skills USA, Prom Committee, and Heritage Club. She was a Kansas Scholar, received an Outstanding Academic Achievement award and was a part of the President’s Education Awards Program. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • From Clearwater High School: Megan Mengelkoch, daughter of Chuck and Mary Mengelkoch, is the recipient of an Athletic Training Scholarship. At Clearwater, she participated in volleyball, National Honor Society, SADD, KAYS, and Student Council. She was a member of the honor roll and an all-league volleyball player. She plans to major in athletic training.
  • From Quivira Heights High School: Autumn Mumford, daughter of Leonard and Barb Mumford, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Quivira Heights, she was involved in basketball, track, FCA, FCCLA, KAYS, Forensics, Scholars Bowl, Choir, National Honor Society, Student Council, Class Officer, Q-Club, All-School Play, and art show competitions. She received first place in the photography competition and plans to major in mass communications.
  • From Chaparral High School: Genevieve Potelle, daughter of Jeff and Holly Potelle, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was involved in FFA, TSA, Key Club, Public Relations, Teens as Teachers, Pep Club, and band. She received a Lions Club Scholarship and Walt Wiechen Scholarship along with numerous other awards. She plans to major in psychology.
  • From Garden Plain High School: Tara Hageman, daughter of Jerry and Laura Hageman, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Garden Plain, she was involved in dance, golf, SADD, KAYS< and Rachel’s Challenge. She received awards in dance, golf and choir. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Chanute High School: Mariah Brooks, daughter of Corey Brooks, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Chanute, she participated in track, was the basketball team manager, and helped with the school play. She plans to major in theatre.
  • From Emporia High School: DeAndrew Cunningham, son of Barry and Deb Cunningham, is the recipient of a Multi-Cultural Scholars Program Scholarship. At Emporia, he participated in football, basketball, FBLA< and glass blowing. He received an award from the Wichita Art Association for his glass blown vase and plans to major in art.
  • From Haleyville High School: Elizabeth Bertin, daughter of Robert Hooker and Lynda Scogin, and Sherman Flanagan and Phil Campbell, is the recipient of a Business, Computer, and Information Technology Scholarship. At Haleyville, she was involved in band and was named Who’s Who Among American High School Students. She plans to major in hotel/restaurant management.