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2012-2013

 

December 19, 2012


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: Alycia Pappan, daughter of Brad and Robin Pappan, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in basketball and the National Honor Society. She is undecided on a major.

    Sarrah Westenfeld, daughter of Vernon and Carolyn Westenfeld, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. She plans to major in education.

    Erin Morris, daughter of Todd and Melody Morris, is the recipient of an ACT Academic Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in 21st Century Leadership, Arklight Newspaper, School Counts and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Dean’s Honor Roll, and received a Kansas Honors Scholar Award and American Legion Distinguished Achievement Award. She plans to major in pharmacy.

    Taylor Crow, daughter of James and Rebecca Crow, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was a member of the honor roll all four years. She plans to major in graphic design.

    Miranda Godfrey, daughter of Thomas Godfrey and Tim and Shelley Pinnegar, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, Colorguard, School Counts, track, basketball, FFA and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in dental hygiene.

    Sydney Borror, daughter of John and Kim Borror, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FFA, Student Council, AC Players and the Work Ethics Program. She is undecided on a major.

    Rebekah Brakebill, daughter of Donny and Nici Nelson, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in concert band, jazz band, marching band, Forensics and the gifted program. She was a member of the National Honor Society and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She is undecided on a major.

    Lakynn Butler, daughter of Stephen and Zee Butler, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in volleyball, basketball, Usherettes, FCA, School Counts, Leadership Class, SADD and the National Honor Society. She was a Soroptimist Girl in September and was the 2012 Fall Homecoming Queen. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

  • From Winfield High School: Grandon Pickering, son of Rob Pickering, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in FFA, HOSA, High School Renegades, High School Warrior Hockey, Lacrosse and the Winfield Teen Police Academy. He was a member of the Dean’s Honor Roll and plans to major in Health Services Management and Community Development.

    Shaily Harshbarger, daughter of Derek and Tandy Harshbarger, is the recipient of a Social Science Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in FFA, FFA judging, volleyball, basketball, Work Ethic Program, 4-H, Link Crew, orchestra, Renaissance Club and the National Honor Society. She was also a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and was a Wichita State University Presidential Scholar. She plans to major in education.

  • From Wellington High School: Courtney Banister, daughter of Stanton and Tina Palmer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, she participated in track, basketball, volleyball and FFA. She plans to major in Criminology.

    Jessica Russell, daughter of Greg and Buffy Russell, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in SADD, Student Council, FCA, volleyball and the National Honor Society. The KU Honor Scholar plans to major in pharmacy.

  • From South Haven High School: Justin Harris, son of Chad and Kistin Harris, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. He plans to major in civil engineering/pre-engineering.

  • From Sedan High School: Amanda Jones, daughter of Junior and Pam Jones, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Sedan, she participated in Student Council and FCCLA. She plans to major in social work.

  • From Douglass High School: Lacy Sanborn, daughter of Robert and Deedra Sanborn, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Douglass, she participated in SADD, FCCLA, softball and the National Honor Society. She received honorable mention recognition as a pitcher for the softball team and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From Oxford High School: Ariel Wilcox, daughter of Greg Wilcox and Stacie Osborn, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in cheerleading, Colorguard, track, choir, Student Council, Forensics, Drama and volleyball. She was named Miss Oxford and is undecided on a major.

  • From Central-Burden High School: Whitney Nickel, daughter of Don and Brenda Nickel, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in yearbook, band, volleyball, softball, BIGS, T.A.D. and Raider Bulletin. She was named to the Superintendent and Principal’s Honor Roll, and was a previous Student of the Month. She plans to major in nursing.

    Cameron Wingert, daughter of Lee and Claudean Wingert, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in band, Raider Work Ethic and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in business administration.

  • From Derby High School: Shelby Basu, daughter of Martin and Diette Ragain, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. She plans to major in elementary education.

    Darby Grace, daughter of Robert and Valerie Grace, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in softball, volleyball, yearbook, newspaper, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in psychology.

    James Standlee, son of James and Ellen Standlee, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in Debate, Forensics, AFJROTC and the Random Acts of Kindness Club. He received a Student of the Week award and a Cadet of the Month Award in AFJROTC. He plans to major in pre-law.

    Jacob Forro, son of Joseph and Amy Forro, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in marching band, concert band, symphonic band, jazz band and wind ensemble. He was a second and first chair saxophone in SCKMEA Honor Band, respectively. He plans to major in music.

    Natalie Newberry, daughter of Steve Newberry, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in yearbook and preparatory theatre. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Campus High School: Kaitlin Moore, daughter of David and Dana Moore, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in Lin Crew and the Teens Helping Elderly Club. She was in the top-10 percent of her junior and senior classes and plans to major in accounting.

    Elizabeth Rodriguez, daughter of Osualdo Rodriguez and Haydee Rodriguez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in marching band, wind ensemble, track and Scholar’s Bowl. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Wichita Collegiate High School: T’Keyah Williams, daughter of Angela Williams, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Collegiate, she was involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Young Democrats Club, Spanish Club, track, Colorguard, Improv Team, instrumental music, French Club, Community Service and the Wizards Science Group. She was named Student of the Semester and plans to major in nursing.

  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Gracie May, daughter of Shawn and Becca May, is the recipient of a Academic Excellence Challenge Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in soccer, bowling, BPA, SADD, National Art Honor Society and National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and finished in the top-10 percent of her graduating class. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

  • From Kapaun Mount Carmel High School: Jodi Betzen, daughter of Joe and Carol Betzen, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Kapaun, she was involved in Women’s Ensemble, Madrigals, Debate, KAY Club, National Forensic League, Tutoring and poetry. She received academic letters and a 1 rating at State in the Women’s Ensemble. She plans to major in accounting.

  • From Maize South High School: Dayton McArthur, son of Kevin and Pam McArthur, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Maize South, he participated in soccer, tennis and Pep Club. He was a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in computer engineering.

  • From Maize High School: Taylor Melton, daughter of Dave and Gayle Melton, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Maize, she was involved in Debate, Women’s Choir, French Club, Chemistry Club and Scholar’s Bowl. She plans to major in accounting.

  • From Eisenhower High School: Kirstyn Linares, daughter of Orlando and Deborah Linares, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Eisenhower, she participated in concert band, marching band, FBLA and Drama Club. She received a 1 rating in flute quartet at regionals and a 2 rating at state. She also placed second in the business administration competition at Cowley College. She plans to major in business administration.

  • From Rose Hill High School: Bryce Schroeder, son of Joe and Lisa Schroeder, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in soccer and was the Car Club president. He was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Newton High School: Monika Markus, daughter of William and Trisha Markus, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Newton, she participated in Forensics, Drama Club, choir, musicals and plays, Key Club, Tri-M Honor Society, International Thespians, SADD, Newton Community Theatre, District Honors Choir and was the school mascot. She received 1 and 2 ratings at the state music competition. She plans to major in music education.

  • From Belle Plaine High School: Taila McClellan, daughter of Garry and Wende Lewis, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in basketball, Foreign Language Club, Student Council, SADD, yearbook, Belle Plaine Singers, National Honor Society and was the football team manager. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and plans to major in graphic design.

  • From Conway Springs High School: Kayla Kibbe, daughter of Craig and Janet Kibbe, is the recipient of an Academic Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in band, instrumental explorations and was a teacher’s aid. She plans to major in education.

  • From Clearwater High School: MacKenna Pate, daughter of Hank and Sherry Pate, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Clearwater, she received awards in art. She plans to major in business administration and photography.

  • From McPherson High School: Tanner Wilson, son of Troy and Tami Wilson, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At McPherson, he participated in football, band, theatre, Thespian Club and Boy Scouts. He plans to major in pre-chiropractic.

  • From Insight School of Kansas: Joshua Otte, son of Greg and Michelle Otte, is the recipient of a Craig D. Newman Memorial Scholarship. At Insight, he was the Student Council president and a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. He plans to major in computer science.

  • From Parview High School: Michelle Nagy is the recipient of a Craig D. Newman Memorial Scholarship. At Parview, she was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.

  • From St. John High School: Caleb Rudy, son of Aaron and Kristie Rudy, is the recipient of a Academic Scholarship. At St. John, he participated in FCCLA, Student Council, KAY Club, cross country, Pep band, musicals, and was the basketball and track team manager. He received a Thespian Award and Katie Award and plans to major in psychology.

  • From Clay Center High School: Hannah Byers, daughter of James and Jenna Byers, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Clay Center, she was involved in FFA, FCA, softball, Tiger Chorale Show Choir, tennis, Student Council and Tiger News Television. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was named Student of the Month for November. She plans to major in mass communications.

  • From Newkirk (OK) High School: Racheal Lunn, daughter of Larry Lunn, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Newkirk, she was involved in basketball, cheerleading, FFA and FCA. She is undecided on a major.

    Lerin Thomas, daughter of Jim and Sharla Thomas, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Newkirk, she was involved in cheerleading, FFA, 4-H, Bleacher Creatures, Gifted and Talented Students, Student Council, Science Club and FCA. She received a Kay County 4-H Hall of Fame Award and plans to major in agriculture communications.