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2012-2013

 

July 2, 2013


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 27 schools

 

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

  • From Arkansas City High School: Travis Ross, son of Everett and Judy Ross, is the recipient of a Kansas All Star Education Scholarship. He plans to major in education.
    Rebecca Hocker, daughter of Kim and Jess Hocker, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cheerleading and was a member of the Dean’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in pre-nursing.
    Andrea Kallberg, daughter of Sean and Ashli Fechner, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At ACHS, she served as the volleyball team manager for two years. She plans to major in social work.
    Courtney Saia, daughter of Sue Saia, is the recipient of a George Sybrant Memorial Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in softball, tennis, KAYS, SADD, FCA, National Honor Society, Usherettes, Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentor, and School Counts. She was the class valedictorian, prom queen, and a four-time academic letterman as well as a four-time letterman in tennis and softball. She was also a Soroptimist Girl, was a Kansas Honor Scholar, and was the league champion in tennis. She plans to major in biology.
    Breanna Leake, daughter of Rhonda Collins, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in softball, cheer, volleyball, Usherettes, yearbook, School Counts, and the National Honor Society. She was a four-time academic letterman and plans to major in dental hygiene.
    Alycia Pappan, daughter of Brad and Robin Pappan, is the recipient of a Pike Construction Endowment Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in basketball and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in pre-engineering/architecture.
    Sarah Scruggs, daughter of Dennis and Jorita Scruggs, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in choir, AC Players, Forensics, GSA, and Debate. She plans to major in music education.
  • From Ark City Christian Academy: Levi Sutton, son of Paul and Julie Sutton, is the recipient of a Dorothy Bishop Music Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in praise band, soccer, and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. He plans to major in music.
  • From Winfield High School: Adam Fullmer is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in football, track, wrestling, choir, and Link Crew. He is undecided on a major.
    Rubi Paz, daughter of Jose and Maria Paz, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in choir and volleyball. She plans to major in psychology.
    Rigina Sithara, daughter of Southone Soundara and Patthana Sithara, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in cheer, tennis, Foreign Cultures Club, Link Crew, choir, National Honor Society, W Club, and Youth Entrepreneurship. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, selected Homecoming Queen 2012 and Miss Winfield 2012. She was also an All-American cheerleader and plans to major in mathematics.
  • From Cedar Vale High School: Colt Rose, son of Sean and Gloria Rose, is the recipient of a Kirke Dale Trust Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football, baseball, track, basketball, and band. He plans to major in non-destructive testing.
  • From Oxford High School: Courtney Banks, daughter of Chuck and Linda Banks, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, band, KAYS, National Honor Society, Forensics, school plays, and was the team manager for football and track. Named Miss Geuda Springs, she plans to major in Liberal Art.
    Garret Kennedy, son of Dan and Tammy Kennedy, is the recipient of a Jodi Sanderholm Memorial/Shanks Family Scholarship. At Oxford, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, Student Council, FFA, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. He received a KU Academic Award, a WSU Academic Award, and was a member of the Principal’s, Superintendent’s, and Counselor’s Honor Rolls. He plans to major in pre-medicine.
  • From Udall High School: McKayla Poss, daughter of Jeff and Michelle Poss, is the recipient of a EA Funk Endowment Scholarship. At Udall, she participated in band, softball, volleyball, FCCLA, Forensics, SADD, FCA, Color-guard, Math Team, and Pride program. She helped the Lady Eagle softball team capture the state title in 2011. She plans to major in elementary education.
  • From Sedan High School: Jared Usry, son of David and Sue Usry, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Sedan, he was involved in FCA, band, choir, Scholar’s Bowl, Forensics, Math Team, and the National Honor Society. He received a Citizenship Award and plans to major in nursing.
  • From West Elk High School: Calyssa Mitchell, daughter of Kevin and Melinda Mitchell, is the recipient of an Athletic Hospitality Scholarship. At West Elk, she was involved in FCA and FCCLA. She plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • From Wellington High School: Danielle Roberts, daughter of Louise Brock, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in leadership and art. She was named Student of the Month while at Wellington and plans to major in graphic design.
    Morgan Miller is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. She plans to major in social work.
  • 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, FCA, Foreign Language Club, Scholar’s Bowl, National Honor Society and was class president. She was also a Kansas Honor Scholar, Kansas Board of Regents State Scholar, Homecoming Queen, and Wichita State University Honor Scholar. She plans to major in forensic investigations.
    Dene’ Schmidt, daughter of Sonia Schmidt, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in dance, band, Student Council, Foreign Language Club, SADD, FCCLA, Melodies, and was the manager for the baseball, volleyball and basketball teams. She is undecided on a major.
  • From Derby High School: Haley Abbey, daughter of Mindy Abbey, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in marching band, cheerleading, and Pantherettes Dance Team. She plans to major in nursing.
    Amber Corbin, daughter of Mike and Peggy Corbin, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in Key Club and Drama Club. She plans to major in graphic design.
  • From Goddard High School: Paxton Fey, daughter of Billy Fey and Shelly Fey-Fitch, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Goddard, she was involved in Spirit Club and served an internship with a law firm. She plans to major in pre-law.
    Alison Holloway, daughter of Charles and Theresa Rhoten, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Goddard, she participated in Drama Club and Anime Club. She plans to major in cosmetology.
  • From Wichita Heights High School: Awtumnecia Suepson, daughter of Albert and Alice Suepson, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Scholarship. At Heights, she participated in madrigals, Falconettes, and concert choir. She was a member of the National Honor Society and received a Presidential Silver Award. She plans to major in cosmetology.
  • From Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School: Abby Ronnfeldt, daughter of Mike and Audrey Ronnfeldt, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Kapaun, she was involved in choir and golf. She plans to major in elementary education.
  • From Maize South High School: Shannon Warnken, daughter of Chris Koehl and Cheryl Warnken, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Maize South, she participated in Forensics, Drama, Debate, and was secretary for the National Forensics League. She plans to major in criminal justice. 
  • From Rose Hill High School: Mason Armstrong, son of Steven and Melody Armstrong, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he participated in football and FCA. He was named the Outstanding Social Studies Student of the Year and plans to major in civil engineering.
  • From El Dorado High School: Ashlynn Wieckhorst, daughter of Jeffrey Wieckhorst and Melissa Files, is the recipient of a Greg and Diana Kelly Scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in Business Club, Circle of Friends, Science Olympiad, and the Kansas Association for Youth. She received several other scholarships while in high school and plans to earn an Associate of Science degree.
  • From Clearwater High School: Halle Brown, daughter of Clive and Susan Brown, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in Scholar’s Bowl and the National Honor Society. She received Academic Excellence awards in Spanish and English, and plans to major in accounting.
  • From Conway Springs High School: Katie Clum, daughter of Jay and Karen Clum, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she participated in volleyball, softball, track, FCCLA, and was a canned-food drive and Special Olympics volunteer. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-nursing.
  • From Norwich High School: Rebecca Hinnenkamp, daughter of Robert and Karen Hinnenkamp, is the recipient of a Boyer Trust Fund Scholarship. At Norwich, she was involved in volleyball, track, softball, FCA, Kayettes, SADD, Stand for the Silent, and was the basketball team manager. She plans to major in pre-nursing.
  • From Thayer High School: Kimberly Sprague, daughter of Claude and Barbara Thatcher, is the recipient of a KS All-Star Stem Scholarship. At Thayer, she was involved in band, cross country, track, choir, show choir, cheerleading, SADD, and the Student Council. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From Inman High School: Savanah Case, daughter of Kenn and Jodi Case, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Inman, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track, cheer, FCA, club volleyball, Student Council, Big Buddy/Little Buddy, National Honor Society, Think Pink Cancer Awareness, and was the senior class president. She was a member of the President’s Honor Roll and received Scholar Athlete awards. She plans to major in physical therapy.
  • From Cheney High School: Allyson Hallowell, daughter of Ernest Hallowell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in Scholar’s Bowl, band, choir, school plays, Book Club, CPL Honor Band, Friends of Rachel, National Art Honor Society, and the Wichita Winds Ensemble. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and received the John Phillip Sousa Award. She plans to major in social work.
    Katrina Ukena, daughter f Travis and Wendy Ukena and David and Melinda Abbott, is the recipient of a Florence Stephens Trust Scholarship. At Cheney, she participated in softball, band, choir, glee, Spanish Club, Friends of Rachel, Band Leadership, Student Council, Forensics, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the honor roll and plans to major in psychology.
  • From Chase County High School: Kanaida Smith, son of Dale Smith and Amanda Wells, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Chase County, he was involved in Scholar’s Bowl, forensics, TSA, Quill and Scroll, and school plays. He plans to major in web design.
  • From Chaparral High School: Joshua Robinson, son of Shawn Robinson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Chaparral, he was involved in Key-Club, Pep-Club, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in machine tool.
    Ravin Coffey, daughter of James and Tara Barker, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Chaparral, she participated in basketball, volleyball, track, Pep Club, and FFA. She plans to major in radiology.
  • From Baptist Tabernacle High School: Wilma Bennett is the recipient of a Walnut Valley Professional Organization Scholarship. She plans to major in social work.
  • From Home School: Emily Maurer, daughter of Randal and Annette Maurer, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. She plans to major in Emergency Medical Services.