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2011-2012

 

July 3, 2012


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 40 schools

 

Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following students:

  • From Arkansas City High School: Melynn Downs, daughter of Gary and Kammy Downs, is the recipient of a Business/Computer and Information Technology/Pike Construction Scholarship. At ACHS, she was on the Dean’s Honor Roll and was a member of the National Honor Society. She plans to major in business.

    Karly Marshall, daughter of Darrell and Kathy Marshall, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FFA, band, and School Counts. She received the National FFA Scholarship Dekalb Award and got first place in the FFA state poultry contest. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

    Mitchell Myers, daughter of Kevin and Sandy Myers, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. He plans to major in machine and tool technology.

    Addam Porter, son of Angela Porter, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in drama and choir. He received the school’s Outstanding Thespian Award and plans to major in liberal arts.

  • From Winfield High School: Chelsea Jellison, daughter of Tracy and Rhonda Beckwith, is the recipient of a CornerBank Endowed Scholar Scholarship. At Winfield, she was the manager for the boy’s basketball, football and baseball teams. She was active in Student Council and participated in volleyball and as a member of the spirit squad. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and received the Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award. She plans to major in athletic training.

  • From Cedar Vale High School: John Donaldson, son of Harold and Barbara Donaldson, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football, basketball, Upward Bound, FCA, track, choir, band, and pep band. He was a Kansas Scholar and plans to major in elementary education.

    Marissa McKinley, daughter of Bill and Tina McKinley, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, 4-H, Student Council, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, yearbook, and the National Honor Society. She was named homecoming and prom queen as well as Chatauqua county Rodeo Queen and was named the top-senior athlete. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
     
  • From Central-Burden High School: Skylar Frehse, son of Kerri Frehse, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Central-Burden, he participated in track, basketball, football, wrestling band, choir, Letterman’s Club and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in computer science.

  • From Dexter High School: Caitlyn Martin, daughter of Marla Martin, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in cheerleading, band, choir, Bigs and Littles, Drug Free Dexter, Student Council and the National Honor Society. She received the Citizenship Award and was named Miss Dexter. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Douglass High School: Warren Taylor, son of Dan and Shawna Taylor, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in marching and concert band as well as the pep band. He was a member of the honor roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Oxford High School: Seth Butler, son of Page Butler and Raline and Lincoln Crampton, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. He plans to major in criminal justice.

    Amber Creed, daughter of Jerry and Elisa Creed, is the recipient of a Performing Arts Scholarship. At Oxford, she participated in basketball, volleyball, track, softball, FCCLA< FFA, FCA, and Jets. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From Udall High School: J. Becker, son of Todd Becker, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Udall, he was the Senior Class president and was involved in Scholars Bowl, Math Team and Forensics. He also participated in football, baseball, track, FCCLA and FBLA. He received a perfect attendance award and is undecided on a major.

    Chelsea Boslaugh, daughter of Jay and Anetta Boslaugh, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. She plans to major in business.

    Branson Brill, son of Scott and Laurie Brill, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Udall, he participated in football, track, FBBLA, SADD and the National Honor Society. He received All-League and Honorable Mention All-State recognition during the football season and is undecided on a major.

  • From Wellington High School: Ashlee Greenhalgh, daughter of Damon Greenhalgh and Carla Wolfe, is the recipient of a Boyer Endowment Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in BPA and FCCLA. She received a third place award at the BPA State Leadership Conference and plans to major in business administration.

  • From Newkirk (OK) High School: Torie Calfy, daughter of Allen and Sharon Calfy, is the recipient of a Hall of Scholars Endowed Scholarship. At Newkirk, she participated in Academic Bowl and Bleacher Creatures. She received the Anderson Higher Education and NOEA awards and plans to major in secondary education.

  • From Ponca City (OK) High School: Peyton Reed, daughter of Jim reed and Charty Cantrell, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Ponca City, she was involved in youth traffic court and the Po-Hi Steppers. She was a member of the honor roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Tonkawa (OK) High School: Sidney Bergagnini, daughter of Jay and Tracy Ogden, is the recipient of a Fostine Moncrief Endowed Scholarship. At Tonkawa, she was involved in band, vocal music, FCCLA, Student Council, and praise band. She plans to major in education.

  • From Mulvane High School: Allie Scott, daughter of Michael and Kay Scott, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Endowed Scholarship. She plans to major in social work.

  • From Derby High School: Mikayla Simmons, daughter of Timothy and Elzina Simmons, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in choir, theatre, French Club, and swimming. She received awards through Madrigals Choir and Philharmonic Choir and plans to major in secondary education.

    Lauren Gardner, daughter of Scott Gardner and Jesica Cummings, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in choir, Drama Club and the National Honor Society. She received theatre awards and plans to major in theatre.

    Alyssa Schartz, daughter of John and Chantell Schartz, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in AFJROTC. She plans to major in pre-nursing.

  • From Maize High School: Elijah Ybarra, son of Nick and Robin Ybarra, is the recipient of a Tiger Academic Scholarship. At Maize, he was involved in cross country and track and field. He plans to major in mathematics/chemistry.

  • From Rose Hill High School: Austin Applebury, son of Melvin and Pamela Applebury, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he participated in band and was the basketball team manager. He plans to major in automotive technology.

    Madison Hoefer, daughter of Patrick and Carla Hoefer, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she participated in art, band and color guard. She received several art awards and is undecided on a major.

    Jake Loftus, son of Joe and Christine Loftus, is the recipient of a Music/Band Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in the concert band, pep band, marching band, jazz band and quartet. He received several band awards and plans to major in computer engineering.

  • From Wichita East High School: Stacy Mader-Caable, daughter of Robert and Patricia Mader, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. She plans to major in criminal justice.

    Desiree’ Bland, daughter of Sheila Bland and Tiffini McPherson, is the recipient of a Jim Kelly Title III Endowed Scholarship. She plans to major in pre-nursing.

    Karla Villagrana, daughter of Jaime and Imelda Villagrana, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. She plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.

  • From Wichita North High School: Brianna Vann, daughter of William and Michelle Vann, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At North, she participated in softball, Student Council, AVID, TRIO, NULITES, National Honor Society and was the basketball team manager. She was a member of the Honor Roll, a Wichita State Presidential Scholar and KU Honors Scholar and plans to major in biology.

  • From Wichita South High School: Alexander Martin, son of Stephanine Martin, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South, he was involved in football and weightlifting. He was a member of the honor roll and plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Bishop Carroll High School: Bridget Fox, daughter of Tim and Linda Fox, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, she participated in tennis, BC choir, Godsquad, and Handmaids. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Campus High School: Asia Mackey, daughter of James and Michele Mackey, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in dance, French Club, choir, AVID and Link Crew. She was a KU Honors Scholar and member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in secondary education.

    Katelynn Allen, daughter of James and Kimberly Allen, is the recipient of an Athletic (Soccer) Scholarship. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From Augusta High School: Kelcee Sullivan, daughter of Kelli Scott, is the recipient of an Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. At Augusta, she was involved in French Club, golf and bowling. She plans to major in psychology.

  • From Belle Plaine High School: Ashlee Lowers, daughter of Melanie Graber, is the recipient of an Academic Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in volleyball and FCCLA. She is undecided on a major.

    Samantha Robinson, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Robinson, is the recipient of a Cowley Activity Awareness Team Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in FBLA, SADD, basketball, TSA, yearbook and was the senior class vice president. She plans to major in psychology.

  • From Bluestem High School: Zion Stevens, son of Tracy Bathon, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Bluestem, he was involved in Skills USA. He plans to major in computer engineering.

    Kaysi Wolf, daughter of Lee and Tiffany Wolf, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Bluestem, she participated in concert band, jazz band, softball, yearbook, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She was a Wendy’s High School Heisman award winner and plans to major in mass communications.

  • From Andale High School: Chelsea Blasi, daughter of Gregory and Vicky Blasi, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Andale, she was involved in yearbook, track, Art Club, Youth Making a Difference, SADD, Catholic Youth Organization, and Friends of Rachel. She plans to major in business administration.

  • From Cheney High School: Sydney Denney, daughter of Mike and Marla Denney, is the recipient of a Danceline Manager Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in dance, volleyball, softball, Student Council, Relay for Life, Bigs, TUCC Youth Group and FCA. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was named Homecoming Queen. She plans to major in nursing/psychology.

    Alex Powers, daughter of jack and Steffany Johnson, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Cheney, she participated in choir, Girls Glee, pop choir, Spanish Club, Art Club, cheerleading, yearbook, Forensics, school plays, and Friends of Rachel. She was an All-American cheerleader and is undecided on a major.

  • From Clearwater High School: Lucia Schoenecker, daughter of Dan and Susan Schoenecker, is the recipient of a Paton Vending Scholarship. At Clearwater, she participated in basketball, track, volleyball, music and Color Guard. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Conway Springs High School: Aaron Peterson, son of Travis and Terri Peterson, is the recipient of an Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. At Conway Springs, he was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in general education.

  • From El Dorado High School: Kara Thomas, daughter of Rodney and Ronda Thomas, is the recipient of a Mary and Guy Hutchinson Trust Scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in Student Council, World Cultures Club, Kansas Association of Youth, Scholastics Art Show and Scholastics Writing Show. She received several art awards and is undecided on a major.

  • From Elk Valley High School: Shelby Monjure, daughter of Jerry and Michelle Monjure, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Elk Valley, she participated in volleyball, softball, dance, cheerleading, SADD, theatre and Student Council. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-nursing.

    Gabrielle Stephenson, daughter of Onis and Julie McElroy, is the recipient of a Kirke Dale Trust Scholarship. At Elk Valley, she was involved in FFA, FCCLA, Scholars Bowl, Student Council, cheerleading, Math Relays, SAFE, FBLA, school plays and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in theatre.

    Heaven Scott, daughter of Patricia Cooley, is the recipient of an Activity Scholarship. At Jefferson County, she participated in band, choir, FCCLA, KFEA, FBLA, SADD and Student Council. She was a member of the Honor Roll and received the John Philip Sousa Citizenship Award. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From Jefferson County North High School: Katelynn Twenhafel, daughter of Rick and Chris Twenhafel, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Jefferson County, she participated in FBLA, theatre, concert band, pep band, dance, choir, International Thespian Society, piano, youth group, yearbook, 4-H, National Honor Society, and was the Kansas FBLA State Treasurer. She was the 4-H queen runner-up, track and basketball team manager, and placed at the State FBLA Leadership Conference and State Music Competition. She plans to major in mass communications.

  • From McPherson High School: Camey Jo Johnson, daughter of Bradley and Mary Johnson, is the recipient of an Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. At McPherson, she was involved in FCCLA, FBLA, SADD, KAYS, FCA, basketball, softball, soccer, swimming, choir, dance and volunteer work. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

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

  • From Towne East Learning Center: KaSandra Craig, daughter of Trishia Buth, is the recipient of a Cowley Partnership Scholarship. She plans to major in physical therapy.

  • From Ell-Saline High School: Bethany Bell, daughter of Brian and Gina Bell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Ell-Saline, she participated in basketball, volleyball, PALS, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Natural Helpers, dance, drama, Forensics, shop, and Rachel’s Challenge. She plans to major in teaching/graphic design.

  • From 21st Century Learning Academy: Morgan Conaway, daughter of Charles and Beth Conaway and Dorothy Conaway (deceased), is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At 21st Century Learning Academy, she was involved in band, choir, 4-H, shooting sports and Ignition Youth Group. She plans to major in psychology.

  • From Kansas Connections Academy High School: Gwendalyn Waldroupe, daughter of Loretta Waldroupe and James Waldroupe, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. At Kansas Connections Academy, she was involved in FCA and AC Players. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in chemistry.

  • From Trinity Academy High School: Mallory Gillogly, daughter of Dan and Brenda Gillogly, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Trinity Academy, she was the boy’s soccer team manager and went on the Spanish Club’s mission trip to Puerto Rico in 2010. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Salem Christian Home School: Ruth Janzen, daughter of Tim and Cindy Janzen, is the recipient of a Mulvane Ambassador Scholarship. At Salem Christian, she was involved in choir, orchestra, soccer, volleyball, and Awana. She received a citation award from Awana and plans to major in pre-education.

  • From Home School (Douglass): Sarah Christensen, daughter of Gregory and Rebecca Christensen, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. In high school, she was involved in band, piano, drawing, violin, costume making and participated in church choirs. She also volunteered at the local library and plans to major in EMT/music.