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2011-2012

 

February 15, 2012


Cowley College awards 65 scholarships to students from 29 schools

 

One month after awarding 71 scholarships to students from 29 schools, the Student Services Department at Cowley College awarded 65 scholarships to the following students.

  • From Arkansas City High School: Jacob Headrick, son of John and Dawna Headrick, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in basketball, football, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in sports management.

    Marissa Oak, daughter of Jon and Tammy Oak, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in danceline, Student Council, Kay Club, Usherettes, and the National Honor Society. She was a KU Honor Scholar, a WSU Presidential Scholar and a Soroptimist Girl. She plans on majoring in health management.

    Kelsey Steiner, daughter of Jeremy Steiner, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in cheerleading and danceline. She plans to major in nursing or dental hygiene.

    America Zamudio, daughter of Margarita Garay, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in tennis, symphonic choir, Ark High Singers, Forensics, Arkettes, AC Players, GSA, Scholars Bowl. She also took part in the Work Ethics Program and received the Soroptimist Girl Award. She plans to major in animal science/biology.

    Alec Trent, son of Randy and Marsha Larimore, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in Scholar’s Bowl and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in computer science.

    Megan Salas, daughter of Anthony and Lori Salas, is the recipient of a Patterson Trust Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in cheerleading, basketball and SADD. She plans to major in pre-dentistry.

    Levi Russell, son of Steve and Diana Russell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in orchestra, District Honors orchestra, Native American Club, and the National Honor Society. He was a KU Honor Scholar and plans to major in pre-medicine.

    Margo Turcio, daughter of Henrri Turcios and Margo Melendes, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in School Counts. She plans to major in cosmetology.

    Sarah Ripperda, daughter of Duane and Margaret Ripperda, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, School Counts, SADD, AC Players, and the National Honor Society. She was a KU Honor Scholar and WSU Presidential Scholar and plans to major in medical coding.

    Chance Weathers, son of Chris and Sherri Weathers, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, basketball, FFA and FCA. He is undecided on a major.

    Holli Rowe, daughter of Randy and Cindi Rowe, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cheerleading, danceline, track, School Counts, and was a homecoming candidate. She was a member of the Dean’s Honor Roll, Counselor’s Honor Roll and plans to major in physical therapy.

  • From Winfield High School: Sarah Hiwrade, daughter of Yeshwant and Judy Hiwrade, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Winfield, she participated in danceline and cheerleading. She is a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll and plans to major in business administration.

    Matt Callaway, son of Donald and Marcia Callaway, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in tennis and W-Club. He received the Staff Choice Award, the Scholastic Achievement Award and was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll. He plans to major in elementary physical education.

  • From Douglass High School: Tyler Beauchamp, son of Paul and Michelle Beauchamp, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in football, track, and SADD. He plans to major in business administration.

  • From Dexter High School: Caitlyn Martin, daughter of Marla Martin, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in band, choir, cheerleading, dance team, Forensics, Drug Free Dexter, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She was named Miss Dexter and the school’s Homecoming Queen, and was the president of the senior class. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Oxford High School: Maeve Bruner, daughter of Flo Bruner, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Oxford, she was the football manager, volleyball manager, softball manager, and boy’s basketball manager. She was also involved in Student Council, Scholar’s Bowl, KAY, Forensics, the National Honor Society and school plays. She was named Miss Ashton and was a member of the Counselor’s Honor Roll, Principal’s Honor Roll, and Superintendent’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From Argonia High School: Joshua Crenshaw, son of Robin and Mike Crenshaw, is the recipient of an Endowment Scholarship. He plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Belle Plaine High School: Ashley Flaming, daughter of Randy and Teresa Flaming, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in track, cross country, volleyball, basketball, Foreign Language Club, SADD, Forensics, Student Council, Lettermen’s Club, FCCLA, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in primary education.

    Shaun Stonehocker, son of Paula Cooke, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. He plans to major in automotive.

    Kendall Thornbrugh, daughter of Tier Boswell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in FCCLA and SADD. She is undecided on a major.

    Cody Varner, son of Russell and Lucille Varner, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he participated in basketball, BPHS Singers, FLC, Belle Plaine National Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars, and was the football team manager. He plans to major in dietetics.

    Jordan Cantu, son of Ernest Cantu, Jr and April Cantu, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he participated in Scholar’s bowl and received an academic letter. He plans to major in computer science.

    Brynn McIntyre, daughter of Mike and Evette McIntyre, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in cross country, basketball, track, Student Council, SADD, FBLA< FCA, Lettermen’s Club, FLC, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, WSU Honor Scholar, and Kansas Honor Scholar. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Campus High School: Mercedes Fudge, daughter of Troy Fudge and Kim Adams, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in choir and weightlifting. She plans to major in social work.

    Shaila Zaman, daughter of Mike and Erika Richardson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in FCCLA and received the Shooting Star Award. She is undecided on a major.

    Asia Mackey, daughter of James and Michele Mackey, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in dance, French Club, choir, Link Crew, Avid Tutor, and was a member of the Honor Roll. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and plans to major in secondary education.

    Tiffani Jayne, daughter of Gerald and Kerry Jayne, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in volleyball and basketball. She was in the top 10 percent of her junior class and plans on majoring in pre-nursing.

    Tiffany Meairs, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. At Campus, she was named to the Honor Roll and Who’s Who Among American Students. She plans to major in early childhood education.

  • From Cedar Vale High School: Jacob Jennings, son of Jerry and Ann Jennings, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he was involved in basketball, choir, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and Upward Bound. He was a member of the “A” Honor Roll and plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Central Burden High School: Mary Brown, daughter of Joyce and the late Murl Brown, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in volleyball, Flag Team, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in radiology.

    Bo Bruce, daughter of Joe and Tanya Bruce, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in softball, band, choir, volleyball, yearbook, Biggs, Lettermen’s Club, Superintendent’s Honor Roll, and the National Honor Society. She was named MVP of her softball team and plans to major in nursing.

  • From Mulvane High School: Kayla Thacker, daughter of Jeremy and Audra Miller, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in band, choir, and KAY. She was named a Star Student, Kansas Honor Scholar, and a member of the Principals Honor Roll and Wildcat Honor Roll. She plans to major in English/Creative writing.

    Jessica Whitehead, daughter of Michael Whitehead and Brenda Maurer, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in SADD and the junior and senior service project. She was named to the Wildcat Honor Roll and plans to major in MICT.

    Rachel Bouchard, daughter of Bob and Sharon Bouchard, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in the Women’s Chorus, Mixed Chorus, marching band, KAY, concert band, and theatre. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and Wildcat Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

    Cheyenne Turcotte, daughter of Daniel and Lori Turcotte, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in FCCLA< KAY, and the National Honor Society. She is a member of the Wildcat Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-medicine.

    Kaitlyn Gundlach, daughter of Eric and Kelly Gundlach, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in soccer, color guard, band, jazz band, KAY, FCCLA, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Wildcat Honor Roll, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She plans to major in psychology.

    Brittney North, daughter of James North and Kristina Schultz, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in Thespians Club, KAY, and Theatre. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

    Mikayla Gerber, daughter of Shon and Trish Gerber, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in marching band, concert band, track, golf, horseback riding, youth group, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal Honor Roll, Wildcat Honor Roll, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She was named Who’s Who in Science and plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

    Tyler Gerber, son of Shon and Trish Gerber, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, he participated in wrestling, soccer, Debate, Theatre, marching band, concert band, and youth group. He was a member of the Wildcat Honor Roll and plans to major in computer science.

  • From Wellington High School: Tiffany Taton, daughter of David and Debbie Taton, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Business Professionals of America, choir, and drama. She was a KU Honor Scholar and plans to major in business.

    Amanda Bailey, daughter of Diane Charboneau, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in FCCLA and the National Honor Society. She was in the Kansas Honors Program and plans to major in hotel and restaurant management.

    Ashlee Greenhalgh, granddaughter of Delbert and Nadine Brownlee, is the recipient of a Business/Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in BPA and FCCLA. She received a Lions Club Award and plans to major in business administration.

  • From Derby High School: Anthony Caldera, son of Jennifer Mans, is the recipient of a Robert Warrender Endowed Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in choir, Student Council, Forensics, Debate, peer mentoring, and was the Hollyball King. He received a rating “1” in vocal solos at the regional and state level and plans to major in vocal music.

    Trey James, son of Toby and Heather James, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in baseball and FBLA. He plans to major in history.

  • From Maize High School: Stephanie Platek, daughter of Jim and Karla Platek, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Maize, she participated in volleyball and track. She plans to major in cosmetology.

    Karly Hartley, daughter of Kevin and Janet Hartley, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Maize, she participated in DECA, Kay Club, Student Council, volleyball, basketball, cross country, track, Captain Council, Interact Club, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Eagle Honor Roll and received the Black Shirt Award and Leadership Award. She plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.

  • From Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School: Aaron Schif, son of Bob and Jean Schif, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Kapaun, he was involved in Robotics Club, Computer Club, and Science Olympiad. He plans to major in engineering.

  • From Wichita Heights High School: Passion Bryant, daughter of Tommie and Amanda Bryant, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Heights, she participated in basketball and Upward Bound. She plans to major in criminal justice.

    Porche Bryant, daughter of Amanda Bryant, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Heights, she was involved in the College Club, African American Club, Upward Bound, and was the basketball team manager. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Anntonia Hernandez, daughter of Larry and Mary Hernandez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Northwest, she served as a manager for the sports teams and helped with tutoring. She received a 2011 Unsung Hero award and plans to major in engineering.

  • From Wichita Southeast High School: Elias Akins, son of Ronald and Velma Akins, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Southeast, he participated in the Debate team and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and was named a Student of the Month in 2011. He plans to major in computer science.

    Tatiana Thompson, daughter of Regina Thompson, is the recipient of a Band Scholarship. At Southeast, she was involved in tennis, FCCLA< Tri-M, Student Council, band, and pep band. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was named a Student of the Month in 2011. She is undecided on a major.

    Jessica Parrish, daughter of Cody Parrish Holden, and Denise and Steven Dunn, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Wichita South High School: Jessica Dean, daughter of Victoria Baslee, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Endowed Scholarship. She plans to major in accounting/business management.

  • From Clearwater High School: Jeremy Johnson, son of David and Sonja Johnson, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Clearwater, he was involved in band, wrestling, football, and Electric Car Scholar’s Bowl. He lettered in academics and plans to major in biomedical engineering.

  • From Chaparral High School: Chris Cardone, son of Laura Cardone, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Chaparral, he was involved in SADD, Pep Cub and Band Key Club. He was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Cheney High School: Sydney Denney, daughter of Marla Denney, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in volleyball, softball, dance, Student Council, Bigs, Friends of Rachel, Relay for Life, TVCC youth group and FCA. She was a member of the Honor Roll, named a Student of the Month and plans to major in nursing.

  • From Elk Valley High School: Gabrielle Stephenson, daughter of Onis and Julie McElroy, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Elk Valley, she was involved in SADD, Scholar’s Bowl, Math Relays, FFA, FCCLA, KFEA, Drama, Student Council, and school plays. She was named to the Honor Roll, and competed at the FFA state and national conventions. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Garden Plain High School: Kyle Stufflebeam, son of Erin Doyle, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Garden Plain, he was involved in Forensics, choir, as well as school plays and musicals. He is undecided on a major.

  • Insight School of Kansas: Joshua Otte, son of Greg and Michelle Otte, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Insight, he was Student Council president and a member of the National Honor Society. He was named to the Principal’s High Honor Roll and plans to major in computer science.

  • From Learning2 Virtual High School: Jade Carlson, daughter of Chris and Karma Carlson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Learning2 Virtual School, she was involved in Student Leadership Team, Prom Committee, Social Committee, and Mauraders New School. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

  • From Neodesha High School: Alyssa Schurle, daughter of Niles and Bethany Schurle, is the recipient of a Tiger Academic Scholarship. At Neodesha, she participated in tennis, dance, cheerleading, FCCLA, FCA, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in social work.

  • From Bishop Carroll High School: Elizabeth Ast, daughter of Gerard and Faye Ast, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Blackwell (OK) High School: Christina Short, daughter of Luke and Tanya Short, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Blackwell, she was involved in Pep Club, Student Council, FFA, Senior Spirit Girls, FCA, basketball, softball, and cross country. She plans to major in physical therapy.

  • From Baxter Springs High School: Paige Karnes, daughter of Dale and Heather Karnes, is the recipient of a Business/Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Baxter Springs, she was involved in volleyball, FCA, FCCLA, Leo Club, the high school play, and the National Honor Society. She received the Student-Athlete award and plans to major in accounting.