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2011-2012

 

April 10, 2012


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 29 schools

 

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

  • From Arkansas City High School: Abigail Arie, daughter of Doug and Shawna Allison, is the recipient of a ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Choir, AC Players, GSA, Work Ethics Program, and Arklight. She was named to the Honor Roll and was a Student of the Month. She plans to major in secondary education.

    Ashley Randel, daughter of Clay and Sandy Randel, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in SADD, FFA, AFS, FCA, and the National Honor Society. She was Sentinel in her FFA Chapter and received several awards through her participation in the group. She plans to major in MICT.

    Ashlynn Hughes, daughter of Kerry and Lance Hopkins, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Choir, FCCLA, and was president of the Future Business Leaders of America. She is undecided on a major.

    Jeri Masconi, daughter of David and Ginny, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in SADD and KICC. She is undecided on a major.

    Joseph Descartes, son of Miguel and Michelle Descartes, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in Choir, District Choir, Kansas All-State Honor Choir, Regional Vocal Solos, State Vocal Solos, soccer, wrestling, AC Players, and fall musical productions. He was the runner-up for ACHS Student of the Year during the 2008-2009 academic year and plans on majoring in music education.

    Kiona Harris, daughter of Lisa Brown, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Student Council, track and basketball. She plans to major in pre-law.

    Lille Lodes, daughter of Kevin and Peggy Lodes, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in AC Players and art shows. She plans to major in dentistry.

    Marika Spore, daughter of Cameron and Tanya Schalk, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in Arkettes, Select Girls Choir, Work Ethics, AC players, and was a freshman mentor. She placed first in Debate and plans to major in business administration and entrepreneurship.

  • From Winfield High School: Alliso Bethurem, daughter of Eric Bethurem and Gina Haas, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Winfield, she participated in FFA and Southwestern College Youth Symphony. She received the FFA Most Active Member Award, FFA Outstanding Junior Award, Outstanding Academic Achievement, FFA Chapter Degree, State champion FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team, Social Science Superstar recognition, and Microsoft Specialist Certification Award. She plans to major in education.

    Caitlyn Ulbrich, daughter of James and Cathy Ulbrich, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Winfield, she was involved in choir, FCCLA, cheerleading, soccer, Drama Club, and the vocal program. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Scholastics Honor Roll and plans to major in nursing.

    Jesseca Green, daughter of Arthur and Kimberly Green, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Winfield, she participated in cheerleading, Douglass High School Madrigals, WHS Acapella Choir, Vikings on Broadway, FCCLA, SADD, Student Council, softball, Administrative Advisory Team, and was on the Honor Roll. She plans to major in pre-law.

    Jon Podschun, son of Bill and Karen Podschun, is the recipient of an ACT Academic Scholarship. At Winfield, he participated in golf, Scholar’s Bowl, soccer, yearbook, Boys State of Kansas, Board Game Club president, Skills USA, Disc Golf Club, and FCC. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and received awards for her work with the yearbook. He plans to major in commercial architectural design.

  • From Caldwell High School: Josh Petrik, son of Dennis and Mary Beth Petrik, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Caldwell, he participated in Kays, FCCLA and was Winter Ball King. He was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Cedar Vale High School: Wyatt Haden, son of John and Rhonda Haden, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football. He is undecided on a major.

  • From Dexter High School: Brock Pudden, son of Bill and Tami Pudden, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, band, and was Student Council president. He is undecided on a major.

    Caitlyn Martin, daughter of David (deceased) and Marla Martin, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in cheerleading, dance, band, forensics, choir, Student Council, Media Club, National Honor Society, and was Homecoming Queen and Miss Dexter for Arkalalah. She was a member of the Honor Band and Honor Choir and plans to major in elementary education.

  • From South Haven High School: Patrick Ingram, son of Lonnie and Suzy Ingram, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Haven, he was involved in football, track, JETS, FCA, and FCCLA. He plans to major in business management.

    Bayley Anderson, daughter of Jay and Shelby Anderson, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At South Haven, she participated in FFA, FCCLA, Pep Club, JETS, FCA, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, basketball and track. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Udall High School: Chelsea Boslaugh, daughter of Jay and Anette Boslaugh, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in Math Team, dance, SADD, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Student Council, choir, National Honor Society, and was the boys basketball team manager. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

  • From West Elk High School: Kathrine Altis, daughter of James Altis, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At West Elk, she participated in basketball, volleyball, softball, FCCLA, National Honor Society, Scholar’s Bowl, yearbook, FCA, and Student Council. She received several honors and awards and plans on majoring in graphic design.

  • From Wellington High School: Amanda Bailey, daughter of Diane Charboneau, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in FCCLA and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the KU Honors Program and plans to major in hotel and restaurant management.

    Tracy Saffell, daughter of Michael and Lori Soffell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Crusaders of the Stage, the KU Honors Program, and was Mentor of the Year for 2010-2011. She was named the school’s Best Actress for Spring 2011 and was in the top-10 percent of her graduating class. She plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Campus High School: Ashley Foster, daughter of Jerome Foster and LeAnn Woods, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in band, choir, madrigals, soccer, Thespians, Sierra Teens, vocal jazz, Tri-M Society, and Campus singers. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans on majoring in Musical Theatre.

    Jake Leeper, son of Doug and Laurie Leeper, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, he participated in cross country, basketball, track, and was a Link Leader. He is undecided on a major.

    Kaitlin Viecelli, daughter of Melissa Dodge, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was a Link Leader. She is undecided on a major.

    Kali Vickers, daughter of Jerrod and Deirdre Vickers, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in soccer, volleyball, Student Council, FCA, orchestra, choir, theatre, Link Leaders, Multi-Cultural Club, Leadership Seminar, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She plans to major in nursing.

    Nicole Cox, daughter of Richard and Patty Cox, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Campus, she was the president of the choir. She plans to major in automotive or cosmetology.

    Victoria Hutchison, daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Hutchison, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in theatre, Thespian Troupe #573, and the Catholic Youth Organization. She plans to major in psychology.
     
  • From Bishop Carroll High School: Emily Lipinski, daughter of Myron and Michelin Lipinski, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, she participated in Madrigals, Choir, Praise and Worship Team, God Squad, Art Club, musicals, and golf. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Clearwater High School: Meghan McCloskey, daughter of Joe and Tammy McCloskey, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in volleyball, art, forensics, SADD, and weightlifting. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Conway Springs High School: Austin Phillips, son of Robert and Janet Phillips, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. He plans to major in engineering.

  • From Derby High School: Rachel Thompson, daughter of David and Connie Thompson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in basketball, volleyball, golf, choir, National Honor Society, DHS mentor, and was the softball and basketball team manager for a year. She was named Student of the Month during her senior year and was selected to be one of six Verus Bank members in the high school bank. She plans to major in health sciences.

  • From El Dorado High School: Kara Thomas, daughter of Rodney and Ronda Thomas, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in Student Council, Kansas Association of Youth, World Cultures Club, and Circle of Friends. She received several scholastic’s art and writing awards and plans to major in art.

  • From Kingman High School: Lisa Friesen, daughter of Henry and Helen Friesen, is the recipient of a Career and Technical Education Scholarship. At Kingman, she participated in FBLA, FFA and track. She was a Student of the Month and a member of the Honor Roll. She also received a Teacher’s Choice Award and FFA Chapter Degree Award, and plans to major in welding.

  •  From Maize High School: Chase Cook, son of Duane Cook and Kim Keeter, is the recipient of an Eagle Scout Scholarship. At Maize, he was involved in scouting and the swim team. He is undecided on a major.

  • From McPherson High School: Dalton Clark, son of Jeff and Chris Clark, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At McPherson, he participated in football, wrestling, band, and the International Club. He received all-conference honors in football and wrestling and is undecided on a major.

  • From Mulvane High School: Kayla Thacker, daughter of Greg and Brandi Thornton and Jeremy and Audra Miller, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in theatre, band and choir. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Wildcat Honor Roll, and received a second place creative writing prodigy award at Cowley College’s Fine Arts Day. She plans to major in creative writing.

  • From Newton High School: Robin McGonigal, daughter of Theresa McGonigal-Black, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Newton, she participated in Drama Club, debate, technical theatre, Senior One Act, and fall musicals. She was a member of the International Thespian Society and French Honor Society. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Onaga High School: Karley McLaughlin, daughter of Mark and Rhonda McLaughlin, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Onaga, she participated in basketball, volleyball, cross country, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, KAY’s, cheerleading, FFA, Spanish Club, yearbook, school newspaper, and FBLA. She plans to major in dental hygiene.

  • From Remington High School: Emily Berger, daughter of Tim and Kris Berger, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Remington, she was involved in FCCLA, cheerleading, band, and choir. She was a member of the Blue Honor Roll and plans to major in nursing.

  • From Rose Hill High School: Amber Baker, daughter of Kim Pata, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she participated in art and choir. She received several art awards and plans to major in art and graphic design.

    Morgan Sliger, daughter of Bill and Teresa Sliger, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in cheerleading, art, track, Student Council, and was the vise president of KAY. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Wichita South High School: Heaven Bowman, daughter of Paul and Myria Bowman, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita South, she was a member of the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll. She plans to major in chemistry.

    Aundrea Wagher, daughter of Dennis Wagher is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita South, she was involved in tennis as a freshman and was the junior varsity wrestling manager. She was a member of the Honor Roll, was a Student of the Month, and plans to major in child psychology.

    Haley Ward, daughter of Barry and Shelley Ward, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.

    Laura Pinilla, daughter of Sandra Bobbitt, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wichita South, she participated in Student Council, National Honor Society, Leadership Club, and SADD. She is a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Wichita West High School: Jacy Millard, daughter of Tammy Millard, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Wichita West, she was involved in broadcasting, Spanish, Quill and Scroll, editor of the West Word, vice president of the Thespians Club, Drama Club, newspaper, Peace and Justice Club, art, graphic design, and was the wrestling team manager. She plans to major in communications.

  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Anna Massie, daughter of Shannon Massie and Sharisse Robinson, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, she was involved in newspaper and stagecraft. She plans to major in English.

  • From Ulysses High School: Jared Valdez, son of Leticia Guzman, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Ulysses, he was involved in basketball, tennis, concert choir, and National Honor Society. She is in the top-10 percent of her class and plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Valley Center High School: Amanda Westerman, daughter of Mike and Carrie Westerman, is the recipient of a Robert Brown Memorial Scholarship. At Valley Center, she participated in cheerleading, softball, golf, SADD, Pep Club, yearbook, FCA, and Youth Alive. She plans to major in marketing.

  • From Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan High School: Adam Jayarathinam, son of Martin Jayaseelan George, Sungai Petani and Kedah Darul Aman, is the recipient of a Paul and Dorothy Johnson Scholarship. At Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan, he was involved with the Debate Team and basketball team. He is undecided on a major.