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2013-2014

 

January 21, 2014

 

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 23 schools

 

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

From Arkansas City High School:
Robert Babcock, son of Bobby and Jessica Babcock, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, SAGE, and School Counts. He plans to major in engineering.

Miranda Barclay, daughter of Dana and Km Barclay, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in volleyball, dance, cheer, track, and the National Honor Society. She was the recipient of a Who’s Who Award, a Wichita State University Certificate of Achievement, and graduated in the top-10 percent of her class. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

Paige Bates, daughter of Jeana Johnson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in basketball, softball, volleyball, and School Counts. She plans to major in nursing.

Kristen Boxman, daughter of Mark and Lynn Boxman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in danceline, Work Ethics, Career Internship Program, Usherettes, band, debate, and Student Council. She is currently Miss Kansas’ Outstanding Teen and plans to major in theatre.

Savannah Brown, daughter of Debbie Cranford, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Forensics, track, yearbook, and School Counts. She plans to major in business.

Giana Fiorentino, daughter of Peter Paul and Diane Fiorentino, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in volleyball, basketball, softball, orchestra, Student Council, Usherettes, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in dental hygiene.

Bradley Kieffer, son of Brad Kieffer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in debate, forensics, Skills USA, 21st Century Leadership, and Scholar’s Bowl. He received awards in debate, forensics, and Skills USA. He plans to major in psychology.

Tommy Kuffler, son of Mike and Theresa Kuffler, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in FFA, debate, track, School Counts, orchestra, 4-H, the National Honor Society, and was a CYM officer. He plans to major in criminal justice/forensic science.

Sydney Eash, daughter of Roni Rollins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in softball, choir, leadership, musicals, Student Council, football/wrestling team manager, and was a clinical student at the South Central Regional Medical Center. She received an academic letter and was a former Student of the Week at ACHS. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

Ian McMains, son of Randall and Patricia McMains, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in band, jazz band, and School Counts. He is undecided on a major.

Samantha McClaflin, daughter of Sam McClaflin and Kim Moss, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in SADD, FBLA, School Counts, forensics, debate, Anti-Bullying Committee, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in education (social science).

Miranda Oak, daughter of Jon and Tammy Oak, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in School Counts, KAYS, Student Council, leadership, FCA, and was the football homecoming queen. She received Student of the Week recognition and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in psychology.

Allison Rozell, daughter of Alysha Catron, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in tennis, soccer, track, Usherettes, and the National Honor Society. She received a Kansas Scholars Award and graduated in the top-10 percent of her class. She plans to major in athletic training.

Alexis Valdovinos, son of Arturo and Martha Valdovinos, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in soccer and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in mechanical engineering.

Monet Watson, daughter of Virgil and Camela Watson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in theatre, band, choir, and forensics. She received medals in forensics and at the vocal state contest.

Jasmine Wohletz, daughter of Orvel and Janet Jackson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cheer, volleyball, yearbook, and Gear Up. She is undecided on a major.

From Belle Plaine High School:
Ailee’ Higgins, daughter of Randy and Linda Higgins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in band, SADD, and Student Council. She is undecided on a major.

Cara Moore, daughter of Ray and Del Moore, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she filmed varsity football and basketball games and was a manager for the football and basketball teams. She received awards at the 2012 and 2013 Amateur Cup for Great Plains Circuit of the United States Polo Association. She plans to major in agriculture.

Kali Tingen, daughter of Matt and Tina Ast, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she participated in cross country, basketball, track, Letterman’s Club, SADD, National Honor Society, and Student Council. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and a Wendy’s Heisman nominee. She is undecided on a major.

From Campus High School:
Katelynn Allen, daughter of James and Kimberly Allen, is the recipient of a Craig D. Newman Memorial Scholarship. She plans to major in nursing.

Jessica Cowell, daughter of Charlie and Connie Cowell, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in volleyball, Link Leaders, basketball, and community service. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar, Shocker Honor Scholar, Most Inspirational Player, Most Valuable Player, and finished in the top-10 percent of her graduating class. She plans to major in nursing.

Shira Hampton, daughter of Addie Haskins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in choir and fundamentals of music. She plans to major in music.

Taylor Hampton is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in basketball, track, Avid, and link crew. She plans to major in biology.

Aaron Hein, son of David and Tanya Hein, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, he was involved in choir, honor choir, theatre, Improv, school plays, and tutoring. He is undecided on a major.

Austin Hendrickson, son of Bart and Christina Trammell, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, he was involved in the Spanish Club, Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas, Link Leader, Avid, and the National Honor Society. He was a Kansas Honor Scholar and plans to major in accounting.

Matthew Johnson, son of Donovan and Laura Johnson, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, he participated in robotics, Electric Car Club, and Campus Cruisers Car Club. He was a Presidential Scholar and Kansas Scholar and is undecided on a major.

Mariah Lane, daughter of Scott and Bonnie Lane, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in band, Spanish Club, Avid, and Student Council. He is undecided on a major.

Megan Mader, daughter of Stacy Mader, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in choir, Kansas Special Olympics, and was the football and basketball team manager. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in general studies.

Cera Magana, daughter of Clay and Val Magana, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in soccer, dance, Avid tutor, Spanish Club, Student Council, Thespians, orchestra, Leadership, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and was senior class secretary. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

Brianna Newport, daughter of Jeramy Newport and Misty Heird, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in Creative Writing Club and was the Title Wave secretary. She was a member of the National Society for High School Scholars and graduated in the top-10 percent of her class. She plans to major in psychology.

Cody Nicks, daughter of Brad Nicks and Jennifer Prytherch, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in track, cross country, and basketball. She was the recipient of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and is undecided on a major.

Nicole Russell, daughter of Ronnie and Tammy Russell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in choir, the school musical, and was treasurer of the Book Club. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar, a Shocker Honor Scholar, and received the Crowell Book Award. She graduated in the top-10 percent of her graduating class and plans to major in music.

Keeli Walker, daughter of Paul Peterson and Julie Walker, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

From Cedar Vale High School:
Dalton Sweaney, son of Tom Sweaney, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, and band. He was the school’s homecoming king and plans to major in physical education.

From Central-Burden High School:
Greg Hilario III, son of Jason and Jody Mannon, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Central-Burden, he was involved in football, basketball, track, weightlifting, powerlifting, Student Council, Kids Impact Cowley County, and was a Wendy’s Heisman nominee. He plans to major in computer science.

From Clearwater High School:
Laiken Gooch, daughter of Bill and Sherry Delaney, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Clearwater, she was involved in softball, archery, and was the volleyball and cheer manager. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

Derek Stearns, son of Lenn and Linda Stearns, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Clearwater, he participated in football, track and field, baseball, KAY, C-Club, Student Council, SADD, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the All A Honor Roll and finished in the top-10 percent of his graduating class. He plans to major in pre-optometry.

From Conway Springs High School:
Amanda Hutson, daughter of Cindy Hutson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in volleyball, FCCLA, band, and Friendship Meals. She is undecided on a major.

From Derby High School:
Kylle Sheldon, daughter of Ed Sheldon and Kim Kercher, is the recipient of a Health and Human Services Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in volleyball, Sign Language Club, choir, life guarding, and the Miss Kansas Outstanding Teen Pageant. She plans to major in cosmetology.

From Dexter High School:
Bailye Butler, daughter of David and Carlye Butler, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in FCCLA, Student Council, Work Ethics, Bigs & Littles, and the National Honor Society. She received music awards and was a member of the Kansas Honors Program. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

From Douglass High School:
Chase Banister, son of Mike and Cyndi Banister, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Douglass, he was involved in football, basketball, baseball, FCA, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and a Kansas Honor Scholar. He plans to major in business.

Cody Holthaus, son of Jeff and Julie Holthaus, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in football, basketball, track, baseball, SADD, and the National Honor Society. He received all-league honors in football and basketball. He plans to major in accounting.

Yesenia Tobias, daughter of Eleutrio Tobias and Maria Ramirez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Douglass, she participated in tennis, FCCLA, SADD, and was the boy’s basketball team manager. She was a member of the Honor Roll and received awards in art and science. She plans to major in cosmetology.

From Wichita East High School:
Kaitlyn Graham, daughter of Traci Metcalf, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At East, she was involved in DECA and was the East store manager. She received attendance awards and plans to major in psychology.

From Eisenhower High School:
Molly Farley, daughter of Rex Farley and Brenda Prieksat, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Eisenhower, she was involved in Student Council, Spirit Club, Campus Life, National Art Honor Society, and National Honor Society. She plans to major in speech.

Izaak Fichter, son of Julie Fichter, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Eisenhower, he was involved in track, cross country, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in biology.

Jacob Gasho, son of Mike and Lisa Gasho, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Eisenhower, he participated in soccer. He is undecided on a major.

From Goddard High School:
David Longoria Jr., son of Philip Graue and Taraseana Noble, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Goddard, he participated in baseball, Student Government, and bowling. He received a President’s Award of Education and was a National Society of High School Scholar. He plans to major in biology.

Dylan Van Dorien, son of Ariana Brown, is the recipient of a Donald and Wilda Patterson Endowment Scholarship. At Goddard, he was involved in the National Honor Society. He plans to major in paramedic.

Faith Vap, daughter of Jeff and Norma Jean Vap, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Goddard, she participated in track, powerlifting, BPA, Science Club, Spirit Club, KAY, broadcasting, Campus Life, Circle of Friends, Spanish Club, Student Council, and was the team manager for basketball, softball, and football. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.

Janelle Wetta, daughter of John and Teresa Wetta, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Goddard, she participated in rodeo, cross country, Spirit Club, and track. She plans to major in nursing.

Kyle Whitworth, son of Jacy and Sheryl Whitworth, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Goddard, he was involved in Madrigals, concert choir, Drama Club, Out of the Blue Improv, track, and theatre. He was a member of the National Honor Society and National Thespian Society, and plans to major in physics.

From Maize High School:
Jacob Worm, son of John and Crystal Worm, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Maize, he was involved in band and Scholar’s Bowl. He received an academic letter and plans to major in pre-engineering.

From Maize South High School:
Andrew Le, son of Aubry Neill, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Maize South, he participated in debate, forensics, orchestra, literary magazine, French Club, National Forensics League, and Civi cLeadership. He plans to major in creative writing.

Anthony Vitale, son of Tony and Lisa Vitale, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Maize South, he was involved in football, baseball, swimming, French Club, Pep Club, Kay Club, Chemistry Club, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in chemical engineering.

From Mulvane High School:
Destynee Donaldson, daughter of Derek and Kim Donaldson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in volleyball, basketball, softball, KAY, and SADD. She is undecided on a major.

Alex Hartman, son of Kevin and Marcia Hartman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was a member of the National Honor Society and was a WSU Presidential Scholar, Kansas Honor Scholar, and the recipient of a Fort Hays State University Bronze Academic Award. He plans to major in agriculture.

Nicholas Hood, son of Cheryl Hood, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was involved in Thespians, debate, cross country, forensics, and Esprite De Corpes. He is undecided on a major.

Sydney Thomas, daughter of Daryl and Susan Thomas, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in marching band, jazz band, and golf. She is undecided on a major.

From Oxford High School:
Thomas Lawlis, son of Ron and Cherri Lawlis, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in football, track, Scholar’s Bowl, powerlifting, FFA, FCA, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the President’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-engineering.

From Rose Hill High School:
Eli Hildreth, son of Matt and Renea Hildreth, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Rose Hill, he was involved in drama, Chambers Choir, and advanced art. He received a Outstanding Academic Achievement for Kansas State Reading Assessment Award and a Silver Key in Scholastic Art and Writing Award. He plans to major in art.

Leticia Mendez, daughter of Ismael and Irma Mendez, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she participated in band and received academic letters. She plans to major in biology.

From Salina South High School:
Cadie O’Donnell, daughter of Kenny and Julie O’Donnell, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Salina South, she was involved in volleyball, Student Council, softball, Relay for Life, and the National Honor Society. She received academic letters and plans to major in engineering.

From Sedan High School:
Miranda Money, daughter of Steve and Tammie Money, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Sedan, she was involved in FFA, choir, forensics, plays, select choir, Math Club, Peer Tutor Program, Student Council, volleyball team manager, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in chemical engineering.

From South Haven High School:
Cody Howell, son of Kirk and Dawn Howell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Haven, he was involved in FFA and was a member of the Honor Roll. He received a Greenhand Award and Star Award, and is undecided on a major.

Elijah Rebold, son of Troy and Jeanette Rebold, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At South Haven, he was involved in band, yearbook, Student Council, Scholars Bowl, school plays, FCA, chorus, Jets, and the American Indian Youth Leadership council. He was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, Principal’s Honor Roll, and plans to major in pre-medicine.

From Wellington High School:
Payton Baker, son of Paul Baker and Amy Norris, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, he participated in FCA, football, basketball, baseball, and the National Honor Society. He was a WSU Presidential Scholar, Kansas Honor Scholar, and a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in accounting.

Elizabeth Biddle, daughter of Tonya Earley, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Crusader Way and was a class aide. She received awards in photography and plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

Erica Cash, daughter of Teresa Hadley, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Student Council. She plans to major in math.

Michelle Diver, daughter of Tracy and Paula Diver, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Circle of Friends, SADD, and FFA. She plans to major in nursing.

Parker Daugherty, son of Andy and Leslie Walker, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in SADD, FCA, baseball, basketball, National Honor Society, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. He is undecided on a major.

Tyson Hodson, son of Jerry and Jill Hodson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in football, wrestling, baseball and powerlifting. He plans to major in physical therapy.

Haley Horning, daughter of Debra Horning, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in volleyball, leadership, FCCLA, Madrigals, prom committee, class officer, and Student Council. She received several music awards and plans to major in elementary education.

Ashleigh Huck, daughter of Andrew and Tara Huck, is the recipient of a BCIT Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in FFA, BPLA, FCCLA, and plans to major in accounting.

Avery Lewellen, daughter of Brian and Kim Lewellen, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in FCA, Student Council, volleyball, basketball, track, National Honor Society. He plans to major in education.

Pandora Murphy, daughter of Ginny Murphy, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.

Hunter Reynolds, daughter of Steve and Sarah Reynolds, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in SADD, KAYS, leadership, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in criminal justice.

Houston Sober, son of Ty and Patti Sober, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in cross country, wrestling, baseball, basketball, BPA, National Honor Society, and was the founder of the Momentum Movement. He was a Kansas Honor Scholar and graduated in the top-10 percent of his class. He plans to major in business administration.

Skylar Stephens, son of Molly Stephens, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in SADD, golf, and the Rotary Club. He plans to major in business.

From Winfield High School:
Tori Fell, daughter of Tom and Kathy Fell, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FCA, Spirit Squad, Student Council, basketball, danceline, FFA, and the National Honor Society. She was named Miss Winfield and is undecided on a major.

Zach Helzer, son of Tim and Kim Helzer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in Foreign Culture Club, orchestra, and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. He plans to major in computer science.

Hayley Merz, daughter of Mike and Crystal Merz, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in yearbook, newspaper, mixed choir, Student Council, spirit squad, boy’s soccer team manager, National Art Honor Society, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in English.

Mercedes Nihart, daughter of Timothy and Leigh Ann Nihart, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in tennis, track, band, Work Ethics, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in business.

Colton Perleins, son of Jamie Perleins, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in soccer, choir, National Art Honor Society, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and received a perfect attendance award. He plans to major in pre-engineering.

Jacob Pugmire, son of Boyd and Sherry Pugmire, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in marching band, symphonic band, soccer, American Legion Boys State of Kansas, and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Scholastic Honor Roll, and the recipient of the perfect attendance award. He plans to major in automotive.

Mariah Snively, daughter of Richard and Debbie Snively, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in orchestra and FFA. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.

McKenzie Thiel, daughter of Brian and Vickie Thiel, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in orchestra, cross country, basketball, soccer, and track. She is undecided on a major.