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2012-2013

 

February 15, 2013


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 22 schools

 

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

  • From Arkansas City High School: Sarah Scruggs, daughter of Dennis and Jarita Scruggs, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in choir, Ark Highs, Arkettes, AC Players, Forensics, GSA, Drama, Debate, and Scholar’s Bowl. She is undecided on a major.
    Margo Turcio, daughter of Henrri Turcio and Margo Melendes, is the recipient of a Dr. Chihyun Park Scholarship. She plans to major in cosmetology.
    Michael Helms, son of Johnnie and Carla Helms, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS< he was involved in wrestling and football. He was a KU Honor Scholar and is undecided on a major.
    Grant Urban, son of Sarah and Aaron O’Donnell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in Arklight, AC Players, Scholar’s Bowl, school plays and musical, and GSA. He plans to major in English.
    Tiffany Moser, daughter of Karen Moser, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.
    KC Bennett, son of Kevin and Shirley Bennett, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in track, cross country, band, jazz band, Boy’s State, SAGE, and Botball Robotics. He is undecided on a major.
  • From Winfield High School: Alec Crull, son of Jay Crull and Darla and Kyle Overlin, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was a member of the Scholastic and Principal’s Honor Roll. He is undecided on a major.
    Tanner Hottinger, son of Kevin and Jenny Hottinger, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in football, baseball, golf and powerlifting. He plans to major in accounting.
    Alison Bounvongxay, daughter of Nai and P.K. Bounvongxay, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in basketball, FFA, HOSA, and the National Honor Society. She received a Perfect Attendance award and was a member of the President’s Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
    Kayla Crane, daughter of Walter Crane and Pete and Leah Hasty, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Student Council, yearbook, Work Ethic, spirit squad, softball, volleyball, Link Crew, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in nursing.
    Holly Hottinger, daughter of Kevin Hottinger and Tina Austin, is the recipient of an Academic Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in golf, soccer, Link Crew, Youth Entrepreneur, and the National Honor Society. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll, and was selected as a KSOK Athlete of the Week and VYPE High School Sports Magazine Athlete of the Month. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
    Wendy Denning, daughter of Paul and Diane Denning, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in mixed choir, Belcanto choir, youth entrepreneurship and leadership. She received an Outstanding Scholastic Achievement award for vocal music, a staff choice award and was on the Principal’s Honor Roll. She is undecided on a major.
    Zachary Graham, son of Steve and Bonnie Graham, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in baseball, basketball, and leadership. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and received a perfect attendance award. He was also named a Social Science Super Star and plans to major in accounting.
    Avery Osen, son of Charles and Kelli Osen, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in soccer, basketball, tennis, Link Crew, Vikings on Broadway, Broadcast Journalism, Viking Voyage Newspaper, Meistersingers and the National Honor Society. He was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and received a Staff Choice award. He plans to major in broadcast journalism.
    Kate Murphy, daughter of Pat and Peggy Murphy, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Debate and Art Club. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
  • From Oxford High School: Riley Emley, son of Roger and Patricia Emley, is the recipient of a KS All-Star STEM Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in basketball, football, track and field, student council, MAYB, Forensics, and the National Honor Society. He received a “Top of the Class” award, was a Governor’s Scholar, WSU Presidential Scholar and KU Honor Scholar. He plans to major in chemical engineering.
    Katelyn Cummings, daughter of Chris and Davina Cummings, is the recipient of a KS All-Star STEM Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in track and field, cheerleading, band, Kayettes, and FCCLA. She plans to major in nursing.
    Chesney Neises, daughter of Tonya and David Masem and Dirk and Jemma Hess, is the recipient of a KS All-Star Education Scholarship. At Oxford, she participated in volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, FCA, KAYS, Student Council, choir, school plays, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in early childhood education.
    From Dexter High School: Alesha Bratcher, daughter of Jared and Tammy Bratcher, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Dexter, she participated in golf, FFA, softball, Dexter Bigs and Littles, cross country, Student Council, Media, basketball, orchestra, and the National Honor Society. She is undecided on a major.
    Brett Ross, son of Tom and Rhonda Ross, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in football, basketball, baseball, track, Student Council, National Honor Society, and was the class president. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Counselor’s Honor Roll and plans to major in wildlife biology.
  • From South Haven High School: Launa White, daughter of Bertha and Robert White, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, Drama, track, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, choir, band, Student Council, Pep Club, FCA, FCCLA, Jets Science Club, and the National Honor Society. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in early childhood education.
  • From Wellington High School: Kaylee Hines, daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Hines, is the recipient of a KS All-Star STEM Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in cheerleading, softball, FCA and band. She plans to major in forensic pathology.
  • From Argonia High School: Kayla Stringer, daughter of Justin and LaDonna Stringer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Argonia, she was involved in basketball, school plays, yearbook, Kay Club, vocal, and Upward Bound. She made the “B” Honor Roll three years and plans to major in psychology.
  • From Belle Plaine High School: Melinda Boone, daughter of Daniel and Carol Boone, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in Student Council, Scholar’s Bowl, Foreign Language Club, FCA, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas University Honor Scholar, class president, and Fall 2012 Homecoming Queen. She plans to major in forensics.
    Sadie Foulk, daughter of Tony and DeeAnna Foulk, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in Student Council, dance, FLC, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in library science and education.
    Kristi McEntire is the recipient of a Kansas All-Star Stem Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in track and volleyball. She plans to major in physical therapy.
    Breanna Potter, daughter of Tammy Ray, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in cheerleading, Singers, SADD, FCCLA, softball, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in animal science.
    Ashley Schnier, daughter of Tim and Trina Denning, is the recipient of a KS All-Star STEM Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in dance and madrigals. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • From Derby High School: Britney Wimberly, daughter of Danny and Hallie Wimberly, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in softball. She is undecided on a major.
    Logan Giles, daughter of Kevin Gils and Amber Reiss, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in JROTC, Color Guard, and was named Cadet of the Month. She is undecided on a major.
    Brittany Tyrell, daughter of Dalton Tyrell and Mary Etta, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in DECA, broadcasting, choir, swimming, JROTC, and was named a Student of the Week and Student of the Month. She is undecided on a major.
    Malaree Hood, daughter of David and Stacy Hood, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in Drama and yearbook. She received an attendance award and is undecided on a major.
  • From Mulvane High School: Dalton Runyan, son of Steve and Jennifer Runyan, is the recipient of a KS All-Star STEM Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was a member of the golf team and a peer tutor. He was on the Honor Roll and plans to major in animal science.
    Matthew Foster, son of Brad and Heather Foster, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was involved in cross country, wrestling, track, Robotics, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in engineering.
    Holly Brizendine, daughter of Kimberly and Dave Williams, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in KAYS, National Forensics League, Scholar’s Bowl, band, choir, debate, musicals, Senseney Band, and the Wichita Wind Ensemble. She plans to major in music education.
  • From Rose Hill High School: Taylor Sills, daughter of Brad and Tessa Sills, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in cheerleading, Forensics, Student Council, Community Volunteering, choir, and was a teacher’s aide. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and received several awards through cheerleading. She plans to major in elementary education.
     
    From Bishop Carroll High School: Maria Rice, daughter of Julia Rice, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, she was involved in the German Club, Art Club, Book Club, and Concert Choir. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Campus High School: Mercedes Lively, daughter of Kirk and Michelle Lively, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in the Teens Helping Elderly Club. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.
    Kimberly Stewart is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in the Art Club, Knitting Club, Student to Student, Avid Tutor, and Art Fair support team. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Brie Sproul, daughter of Vonnie Murphy and Michael Sproul, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Northwest, she participated in Forensics, debate, band and softball. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From Maize South High School: Bailey Woods, daughter of Buford and Caroline Woods, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Maize South, she was involved in Spanish Club, Pep Club, softball and BPLA. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
  • From Goddard High School: Brett Defenbaugh, son of Jeff and Beth Defenbaugh, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Goddard, he participated in choir and Science Club. He plans to major in criminal justice Huston Howery, son of Joe and Krista Howery, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Goddard, he was involved in baseball, FBLA, Science Club, Spirit Club, Campus Life, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in sports management.
  • From Norwich High School: Alecia Henson, daughter of Kurtis and Nellene Henson, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Norwich, she was involved in cross country, track, Kayettes, FCA, Forensics, school plays, SADD, Scholar’s Bowl, Honors Band, Academic Olympics, and was a class officer. She was named to the High Honor Roll and plans to major in broadcast journalism/creative writing.
  • From Conway Springs High School: Elizabeth Heimerman, daughter of Roy and Becky Heimerman, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she participated in volleyball, track, band, FCCLA, Bigs, and Seniors for Seniors. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.
    Tiffany Stuhlsatz, daughter of Daniel and Lila Stuhlsatz, is the recipient of a Kansas All-Star Education Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in FCCLA, CYO, newspaper and the menu committee. She plans to major in Early Childhood Education.
  • From Silver Lake High School: Megan Lockwood, daughter of Chris and Julie Lockwood, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Silver Lake, she was involved in volleyball, softball, basketball, choir, and Scholar’s Bowl. She was named to the Honor Roll and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She plans to major in engineering.
  • From Full Quiver Academy: Robert Bowman-Bekemeyer, son of David and Andrea Bekemeyer, is the recipient of an Engineering Scholarship. At Full Quiver Academy he did volunteer work. He plans to major in engineering.
  • From Hugoton High School: Kasie Reeves, daughter of Phil and Jo Thompson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Hugoton, she was involved in cheerleading, track and field, softball and LMD. She plans to major in criminal justice.
  • From Remington High School: Stacia Thunberg, daughter of Phil and Lori Thunberg, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Remington, he participated in basketball, track, cross country, Science Club and Leadership Committee. He was a Student of the Month selection and is undecided on a major.
  • From Tahlequah (OK) High School: Jennifer Ebner, daughter of Mark and Sharon Thomas and Lance and Renea Westfall, is the recipient of a KS All-Star Education Scholarship. At Tahlequah, she participated in DECA. She plans to major in early childhood education.
  • From Norman (OK) High School: Michael Mosher, son of Thomas and Sandra Mosher, is the recipient of an Elizabeth Northcutt Endowed Scholarship. At Norman, he was involved in band, One Act Play, Science Club, University Interscholastic League and football. He plans to major in engineering.
    From Home School: Joseph Shelley, son of Steve and Dawn Shelley, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. He participated in soccer and music and is undecided on a major.