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Press Release

2010-2011

 

July 21, 2011


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 16 schools

 

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

 

From Arkansas City High School:

  • Ciara Shantz, daughter of Alicia Shantz, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in track, cross country, SADD, FCA, KAYS, Work Ethics program, and the National Honor Society. She received the Outstanding Student Award and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in health and physical education.
  • Keaton Barclay, son of Dana and Kim Barclay, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football and wrestling. He received awards in wrestling and the Work Ethics Program, and plans to major in welding.
  • Jessica O’Donnell, daughter of Cami Austin, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she took part in track and cheerleading. She plans to major in graphic design.
  • Mayra Resendiz, daughter of Javier and Yolanda Resendiz, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in volleyball, AFS, FCCLA, and Work Ethics. She was a member of the Principal’s and Dean’s Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
  • Kole Hoag, son of Steve and Kristi Hoag, is the recipient of a ACES Scholarship. At ACHS, he was a member of the football, baseball, and wrestling teams. He is undecided on a major.
  • Delia Rocha, daughter of Sergio and Maria Rocha, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She plans to major in physical therapy.
  • Tania Fuentes, daughter of Jeff and Monica Robertson, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She plans to major in business.
  • Sarah Enderud, daughter of Dale and Linda Enderud, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in jazz band, concert band, Usherettes, National Honor Society, and was a drum major. She plans to major in psychology.
  • Emily Hamilton, daughter of Carman and Greg Benton and Karl Hamilton, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in volleyball, KAYS, FCA, SADD, Multi-Cultural Club, and Work Ethics. She plans to major in general studies.
  • Savannah Hardister, daughter of Robert and Kris Hardister, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in AC Players, SADD, FBLA, NAC, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in business.
  • Baleigh Barnthouse, daughter of Jim and Malia Barnthouse, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in volleyball, softball, baseball, FCA, SADD, Work Ethics, engineering, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in elementary education.
  • Katie Ford, daughter of Tim and Kim Ford, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, colorguard, FFA, Student Council, Usherettes, and the National Honor Society. She received an academic achievement award and plans to major in physical therapy.
    Cody McNulty, son of Jim and Debbie McNulty, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in basketball, football, track, and was a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • Ana Gomez, daughter of Paz Sanchez, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Work Ethics and GSA. She is undecided on a major.
  • Caitlin Smith, daughter of Angie Best, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, FBLA, and career internship. She plans to major in MICT.
  • Brenda Mapel, daughter of Jay and Carrie Mapel, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.
  • Kimberly Beeman, daughter of Travis and Jami Beeman, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She plans to major in business.
  • Karli Metcalf, daughter of Patrick and Teri Metcalf, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in the School Counts program, Girl’s State 2010, Leadership Camp 2011, and FBLA. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • Piper McCord, daughter of Roy and Joni Curl, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Purple Paws Danceline, SADD, FCA, Work Ethics, National Honor Society, and was a manager for the baseball team. She is undecided on a major.

From Arkansas City Christian Academy:

  • Julie Hinson, daughter of Kent and Sharron Hinson, is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. AT ACCA, she participated in volleyball. She is undecided on a major.

From Winfield High School:

  • Shaina Sawyer, daughter of Jennifer Barker, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At WHS, she was a member of the Scholastic Honor Roll, a recipient of the Staff Choice Award and Creative Writing Prodigy Award. She plans to major in cognitive psychology.
  • Makayla Rhodes, daughter of Troy and Rachel Rhodes, is the recipient of a athletic hospitality scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in choir and was a Linkcrew leader. She plans to major in psychology.

From Douglass High School:

  • Bryce Zirfas is the recipient of a Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. He plans to major in biology.

From Udall Learning Center:

  • Julia Bautista, daughter of Troy and Rachel Rhodes, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Udall Learning Center, she was a trainer for the basketball team. She is undecided on a major.

From Belle Plaine High School:

  • Derek Balzer, son of Morey and Lori Balzer, is the recipient of a Industrial Tech. Department Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was a member of the football team and Letterman’s Club. He plans to major in welding.

From Derby High School:

  • Jacob Parish, son of Steve and Lori Parish, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in baseball and FCCLA. He received the President’s Award for Educational Excellence and plans to major in business.
  • Kristan Wiedeman, daughter of John and Cathy Wiedeman, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in choir, theatre, and Forensics. She received an invitation to attend the National Fine Arts competition and earned an excellent rating at choir solo and ensemble contest. She plans to major in vocal music.

From Campus High School:

  • Bryanna Butler, daughter of Mike Turner, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she participated and received awards in FCCLA. She plans to major in pre-law.

From Wichita Kapaun Mount Carmel High School:

  • Daniel Burkemper, son of Bryan and Cindy Burkemper, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Kapaun, he received a Presidential Award for Educational Excellence. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • Kelsey Nolting is the recipient of a CAAT Scholarship. At Kapaun, she participated in soccer, Debate, Forensics, and 4-H. She is undecided on a major.

From Rose Hill High School:

  • Dustin Wilkes, son of Martin and Grace Wilkes, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he participated in art, wrestling, Student Council, Forensics, and football. He received a national gold and silver medal for his artwork and plans to major in non-destructive testing.
  • John Laffitte, son of John and Tammie Laffitte, is the recipient of a Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in art and received awards at Cowley’s Fine Arts Day and the Coutts Museum of Arts show. He plans to major in art.

From Newton High School:

  • Brandi Regier, daughter of Randy and Tammy Regier, is the recipient of a Athletic Ambassador Scholarship. At Newton, she was involved in cheerleading, swimming and diving team, Tri-M Club, Swing Dance Club, competitive dance, and had a role in the school play “Annie”. She was the recipient of spirit and leadership awards and plans to major in nursing.

From Clearwater High School:

  • Megan Mengelkoch, daughter of Chuck and Mary Mengelkoch, is the recipient of a Athletic Manager Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in volleyball, SADD, Student Council, KAYS, and the National Honor Society. She was an All-League volleyball player and a member of the honor roll. She plans to major in athletic training.

From Ponca City (OK) High School:

  • Ashley Gray, daughter of Greg and Shannon Gray, is the recipient of a Tigerette Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she participated in Po-Hi Steppers, DECA, Pepperettes, and Link Crew. She was named Miss High Kick, was an academic letterman, and twice received first place at the state DECA competition. She plans to major in psychology.

From Hiawatha High School:

  • Lyvia Grier, daughter of Ethan and Brooke Grier, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Hiawatha, she participated in dance, volleyball, softball, musicals, plays, Pep Club, Biology Club, KAYS, Red Hawk Readers, and the International Club. She received solo and small ensemble awards as well as awards in academic achievement. She plans to major in cosmetology.

From Cheney High School:

  • James Diemer, son of Jeffrey Diemer (deceased) and Florence Diemer, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Institutional Scholarship. At Cheney, he was involved in the choir and the bowling team. He was a Kansas Honor Scholar and made the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years. He plans to major in video game development.

From Salina Central High School:

  • Sidney Hogan, daughter of Steve and Marci Hogan, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Salina Central, she was involved in choir, soccer, and volleyball. She plans to major in music.