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Press Release

2010-2011

 

August 24, 2010


Fall semester enrollment up 13 percent

 

With full-time equivalency (FTE) up 403 students (3,101-2,698) from this same date last year, Cowley College saw a 13 percent increase in fall enrollment.

The school has its highest ever FTE recorded online (1,068), and at its Mulvane (617 FTE) and Winfield Allied Health Center (64 FTE).  The 1,214 on campus FTE was just one FTE behind the largest number of FTE ever posted on the date of Aug. 19. There were a total of 1,215 on campus FTE on Aug. 19, 2004.

Leading up to the first day of classes on Aug. 19, the Student Services Department at Cowley College awarded scholarships to the following students during the month of August.

From Arkansas City High School:

  • Andrea Harris, daughter of Donna Harris and Ike and Hope Harris, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, FCA, FFA, and the AC Players. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.
  • Geoff Lillingston is the recipient of a Clay and Betty Lemert Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football and track. He plans to major in business.
  • J. Daric Mann, son of Darin and Darla Mann, is the recipient of a CornerBank Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, FCA, FFA, Symphonic Choir, Men’s Ensemble, AC Players, and welding. He was involved in the Kansas Highway Patrol Cadet Program and is an Ark City Citizens of Patrol graduate. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • Paige Givens, daughter of David and Dixie Givens, is the recipient of an American Association University Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in SADD, KAYS, Kennal Krazies, and was the captain of the Danceline. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • Ethan Ellis, son of Donny and Sharon Ellis, is the recipient of a Roma Marrs Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in golf, French Club, and the National Honor Society. He received several academic awards and finished in the top 10 percent of his graduating class. He plans to major in computer science.
  • Jennifer Kent is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Scholarship. She plans to major in medical coding.

From Winfield High School:

  • Jessie Topper, daughter of Jim and Mary Topper, is the recipient of a Craig Newman Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in basketball, soccer, choir, and Health Occupations Students of America. She plans to major in physical therapy.
  • Rashael Lawson, daughter of Ron and Linda Lawson, is the recipient of a Single Parent Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in cheerleading, art, and was the Homecoming Queen. She plans to major in Non Destructive Testing.
  • Paul Swisher is a recipient of a Pike Construction Scholarship. He plans to major in CNA.

From Udall High School:

  • Morgan Wilson, son of Matthew and Michelle Wilson, is the recipient of a Storbeck Scholarship. At Udall, he was involved in track, drama, forensics, Math Team, Scholars Bowl, and was the football team manager. He finished first in the state forensics contest and was the class salutatorian. He plans to major in pre-law.
  • Bryanna Allen, daughter of Eric and Marya Allen, is the recipient of a Bea Wright Endowment Scholarship. At Udall, she participated in volleyball, basketball, track, cheerleading, yearbook, SADD, FFA, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in nursing.

From Central-Burden High School:

  • Jandi Handlin, daughter of Lance and Sheila Handlin, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she was involved in FCCA, Bigs, choir, student council, yearbook, Miss Burden, Lettermans Club, Raider Bulletin, National Honor Society, and was the class secretary. She was the class valedictorian, an honors scholar, a KU Honors Scholar, and was named to the Superintendents Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.

From Mulvane High School:

  • Courtney Maikowski, daughter of Frank and Karen Maikowski, is the recipient of a Craig Newman Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in soccer and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in general studies.
  • Samantha Demain, daughter of Linda and Daryl (deceased) Demain, is the recipient of a Captola Yust Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in concert band, marching band, jazz band, Thespians, IMPACT, KAYs, student council, debate, and Rowdie Crowd. She plans to major in psychology.

From Derby High School:

  • Amanda Williams, daughter of Cynthia Jones, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in band, drama, choir, and SADD. She has had her work published seven times in the International Society of Poets, and was named to the Who’s Who list in 2009. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • Zachary Kearns, son of Dan and Carla Kearns, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in the Art Club. He plans to major in art.

From Anderson County:

  • Katie Arnett, daughter of Raymond and Tanya Arnett, is the recipient of a Hall of Scholars Scholarship. At Anderson County, she participated in choir, newspaper, and internationals. She was a Kansas Honors Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society. She plans to major in journalism.
  • Harold Gilbreth, son of Harold and Carolyn Gilbreth, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Anderson County, he participated in baseball and was a member of the honor roll. He plans to major in biology.

From Newton High School:

  • Taylor Goldsmith, son of Shane Goldsmith and Angela Klittman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Newton, he was involved in the Drama Club, swing dance, theatre, and forensics. He also received a Gold Letter his freshman year and a Silver Letter his freshman year in recognition of his academic success. He plans to major in theatre.

From Wichita Northwest High School:

  • Whitney Williams, daughter of Chris Williams, is the recipient of a Hutchinson Title 3 Endowed Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in Link Crew, spirit team, SADD, and Future Educators of America. She received the Prudential Spirit of America Award and plans to major in social work.

From Belle Plaine:

  • Cody Siever, son of Jimmy and Lisa Siever, is the recipient of an Industrial Technology Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was an Honor Graduate. He plans to major in industrial technology.

From Bern High School:

  • Sabrina Myers, daughter of Rob and Cindy Myers, is the recipient of a Paton Scholarship. She plans to major in business administration.

From Santa Fe Trail High School:

  • Rhiannon Rosas, daughter of Jackie Piper, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Scholarship. At Santa Fe Trail, she was involved in dance, yearbook and newspaper staff. She plans to major in journalism.

From Shidler (OK) High School:

  • Ashley Cornett, daughter of Patrik and Patricia Cornett, is the recipient of a Patterson Endowed Scholarship. At Shidler, she participated in track, cross country, and Business Professionals of America. She plans to major in Computer Animation and Game Development.

From Ponca City (OK) High School:

  • Sage Wojcik, daughter of Alfonso and Wendy Terrazas, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Ponca City, she was involved in cheerleading and soccer. She plans on majoring in pre-pharmacy.

From Clearwater High School:

  • Erin Bergmann, daughter of Blaise and Leah Bergmann, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. She plans to major in pre-dentistry.

From Home School:

  • Kate Darby, daughter of Chase and Jennifer Darby, is the recipient of an Arkansas City Clinic Scholarship. She finished in the top-10 in the state in bible quizzing and plans to major in nursing.