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2013-2014

 

April 3, 2014


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 27 schools

 

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

  • From Andale High School: Jonathon Lane, son of Bill and Joan Lane, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Andale, he participated in band, cross country, track, choir, forensics, and drama. He is a member of the International Thespian Society and the Honor Roll.
  • From Arkansas City High School: Kristen Boxman, daughter of Mark and Lynn Boxman, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At ACHS< she was a member of the danceline, Usherettes, student council, and National Honor Society. She plans to major in theatre.
    Madeline Buckbee, daughter of Greg and Susan Buckbee, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in student council, School Counts, danceline, volleyball, and musicals. She plans to major in elementary education.
    Steven Campbell, son of Charles and Lisa Campbell, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. He plans to major in graphic design/animation.
    Emily Gorajewski, daughter of Alice Gorajewski, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FFA and the National Honor Society. She received the KU Honors Award and Perfect Attendance Award, and plans to major in forensic science.
    Hunter Hawkins, son of Mike and Kathi Hawkins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in FCA, School Counts, and musicals. He received a Work Ethics Award and is undecided on a major.
    Kaycee Kellogg, daughter of Jeffrey (deceased) and Ginger Kellogg, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in debate, forensics, choir, and musicals. She has received several medals for debate and forensics and is undecided on a major.
    Quentin Noland, son of Shawn and Cristine Noland, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he was involved in football, FFA, 4-H, and the SAGE Robotics team. He received a FFA gold medal at State Entomology CDE and was a two-year state finalist for 4-H.
    Austin Shimanek, son of Mike and Judith Shimanek, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football and golf. He plans to major in non-destructive testing.
    Monet Watson, daughter of Camela Watson, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Arkettes, theatre, debate, forensics, band, and the Ark Highs. She was named a Student of the Month and received awards in forensics and band. She plans to major in vocal music/theatre.
  • From Belle Plaine High School: Billy Jones, son of Roma Early, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was involved in football, baseball, SADD, and Letterman’s Club. He plans to major in medicine and physical therapy.
    Haylee Jones, daughter of Daniel and Renee Jones,, is the recipient of an Institutional Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in SADD and FCCLA. She is undecided on a major.
  • Bishop Carroll High School: Collin Taylor, son of Richie and Stephanie Taylor, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Bishop Carroll, he participated in Liturgy Club and was part of the web team. He was also a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in computer science/criminal justice.
  • From Caldwell High School: Miranda Callaway, daughter of Dana Jo Callaway, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Caldwell, she participated in track, volleyball, FCCLA, and KAYS. She received academic awards and plans to major in interior design.
  • From Campus High School: Ashley Gamble, daughter of Don and Susan Gamble, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in tennis, swimming, theatre and stagecraft, art clubs, and the gifted student program. She plans to major in the paramedic program.
    Danyell Martens, daughter of Michael and Sheri Martens, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in softball and was a student athletic trainer. He plans to major in pre-nursing.
    Trace Vaden, son of Wayne and Janet Vaden, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Campus, he participated in baseball, soccer, and track. He plans to major in health science.
    Christian Wilson, daughter of Travis and Tempie Wilson, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in FCCLA, student council, and choir. She received medals through FCCLA and graduated in the top-10 percent of her class. She plans to major in psychology.
  • From Central-Burden High School: Taylor Brinigar, daughter of Ty Brinigar and Pasia Lindly, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she was involved in FFA and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From Cheney High School: Bailie Busher, daughter of Tammie Doshier, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in golf, choir, drama, forensics, girls glee, and was the track team manager. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
  • From Clay Center Community High School: Briana Hopper, daughter of Jon and Lynndy Ratliff, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Clay Center, she was involved in cheerleading, SADD, choir, and was a Junior Lion and Junior Rotarian. She plans to major in early childhood education.
  • From Derby High School: Kyle Bayack, son of Michael and Paula Bayack, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in yearbook and Scholar’s Bowl. He was a Student of the Week and received first place medals at Scholar’s Bowl tournaments. He plans to major in accounting.
    Hannah Davis, daughter of Charles and Deena Davis, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in band and choir. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.
    Brett Dockter, son of Nyle and Debra Dockter, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in basketball. He was also a member of the Honor Roll and was named a Student of the Week and Student of the Month. He plans to major in exercise science.
    Jordan Hamed, son of Mo and Stacey Hamed, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in football and tennis. He was also a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-medicine.
    Zachary Minson, son of Michael and Dana Minson, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in the Technical Students Association. He is undecided on a major.
    Lucia Morales, daughter of Ismael Morales and Elizabeth Falcon, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in Panther Paws, GSA, and the Writers Club. She plans to major in creative writing.
    Faith Pierce, daughter of Dawn Pickens, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in theatre, GSA, choir, and the Therapy Dog Club. She plans to major in theatre.
    Allanah Taylor, daughter of Daryl and Anna Taylor, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in yearbook, newspaper, and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in journalism and mass communications.
  • From Dexter High School: Samuel Hecker, son of Curt and Paula Hecker, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Dexter, he was involved in track, football, basketball, baseball, choir, and was the senior class vice president. He is a member of the National Honor Society and is undecided on a major.
    Kayla Powell, daughter of Steve and Dawn Powell, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in band, choir, Flags, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, FCCLA, class officer, student council, volleyball, basketball, dance, track, cheerleading, forensics, and 4-H. She qualified for state all four years in forensics and is a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in healthcare.
    Brooke Pudden, daughter of Bill and Tami Pudden, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in softball, dance, cheerleading, and Big’s and Little’s program. She plans to major in elementary education.
    Sawyer Stone, daughter of Briann and Yvonne Stone, and Gretchen Moore, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in FCCLA< band, choir, basketball, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. She was named Miss Dexter and plans to major in dental hygiene.
  • From Douglass High School: Alexandra Coberley, daughter of Steve and Shelly Coberley, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in band, madrigals, Sadd, tennis, softball, volleyball, and the select ensemble. She received awards through band, art, madrigals, and weightlifting. She plans to major in biology.
  • From Garden Plain High School: Kylie Boswell, daughter of Marty Boswell and Maria Loehr, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Garden Plain, she was involved in SADD, FCCLA, dance, track, volleyball, KAY Club, and was the class vice president. She plans to major in business.
    Makenzie Snyder, daughter of Dee Snyder, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Garden Plain, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, track and field, dance, KAY Club, Rachel’s Challenge, SADD, and CYM. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic design.
  • From Goddard High School: Cordel Gallagher, son of Patrick and Sheryl Gallagher, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Goddard, he participated in football, baseball, and powerlifting. He plans to major in criminal justice.
  • From Horton High School: Katelynn Hoobler, daughter of Shane and Donette Hoobler, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Horton, she was involved in cheerleading, powerlifting, FFA, FCA, KAYS, student council, youth group, dance, and the National Honor Society. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in nursing.
  • From Kiowa County High School: Charity Schmidt, daughter of Jay and Jo Schmidt, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Kiowa County, she was involved in tennis, basketball, forensics, drama, choir, select choir, leadership, NSHSS, and the National Honor Society. She qualified for state in tennis and forensics and plans to major in pre-physical therapy.
    Patricia Torres, daughter of Felipe and Manuela Torres, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Kiowa County, she was involved in forensics, choir, select choir, band, district honor choir, tennis, basketball, and the National Honor Society. She qualified for state in tennis and forensics and plans to major in radiology/cosmetology.
  • From Mulvane High School: Mason DeWald, son of Troy and Kimberly DeWald, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. He plans to major in engineering.
    Madelyn Hale, daughter of Travis and Nichole Hale, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in band, theatre, and forensics. She plans to major in English.
    Elizabeth Hampton, daughter of Richard and Angela Hampton, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in band, drum line, SADD, Thespians, theatre, Esprit de Corps, and the National Forensics League. She plans to major in music education.
    Simon McClellan, son of Kyle and Marjorie McClellan, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Mulvane, he was involved in cross country and track. He plans to major in pre-engineering.
    Brenda Mattson, daughter of Andrea Mattson, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in band, FCA, Circle of Friends, theatre, Rowdie Crowd, and Esprit de Corps. She was a member of the Wildcat Honor Roll and Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in occupational therapy.
    Ty Spencer, son of Dale and Tawni Spencer, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, he participated in band and jazz band. He is undecided on a major.
    Stephanie Vander, daughter of James Vander and Rachel Wingfield, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in yearbook, FCA, soccer, bowling, FBLA, the National Honor Society, and was the wrestling team manager. She plans to major in business administration.
  • From Newkirk (OK) High School: Jacob Fildes, son of Jennifer Cary, is the recipient of a Pike Construction Scholarship. At Newkirk, he was a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in pre-engineering.
    Rachael Overton, daughter of Cliff and Lori Overton, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Newkirk, she was FFA vice president, wrestling team manager, football photographer, and a member of the National Art Honor Society. She received awards in art and FFA and plans to major in equine management.
  • From Olathe North High School: Abigail Krieg, daughter of Mike and Carrie Krieg, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Olathe North, she was involved in dance, FCA, and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in elementary education.
  • From Oxford High School: Elizabeth Schlosser, daughter of Todd Schlosser and Neal Chrisman, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in volleyball, choir, student council, KAYS, broadcasting, and was the basketball team manager. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and Counselor’s Honor Roll and plans to major in business administration.
  • From Udall High School: Kallie Blakney, daughter of Charlie and Tony Blakney, is the recipient of an Athletic Hospitality Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in cheerleading, FFA, SADD, and forensics. She plans to major in chemistry.
  • From Wellington High School: Queen Barnes, daughter of Ermadene McClure, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in track and field, FCA, student council, SADD, powerlifting, SCCDAT, and was the president of FCCLA. She plans to major in sports medicine.
    Gracie Defore, daughter of Jeff and Karla Defore, is the recipient of a Trustee Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in FCA, student council, leadership, cross country, football team manager, softball, powerlifting, and the National Honor Society. She was named a Student of the Month, a KU Honor Scholar, Presidential Scholar, and Superintendent’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in hospitality and tourism management.
    Michelle Diver, daughter of Tracy and Paula Diver, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in FFA and Circle of Friends. She was named a Student of the Month and a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She plans to major in nursing.
  • From West Elk High School: Paige VanDegrift, daughter of Don and Aimee Sanders, is the recipient of a Math and Science Day Scholarship. At West Elk, she was involved in cheerleading, volleyball, student council, and play productions. She plans to major in college care and development.
  • From Wichita North High School: Kaleb Hernandez, son of Chris and Jeanna Hernandez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita North, he was involved in wrestling, track, soccer, and JROTC Drill Team. He plans to major in liberal arts.
  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Aliya Higginbotham, daughter of Chris and Angie Collins, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, she was involved in volleyball, soccer, DECA, and honors classes. She plans to major in pre-physical therapy.
    Cole Krueger, son of Jerad and Adrienne Krueger, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, he was involved in marching, jazz band, and youth symphony. He was an honor student and is undecided on a major.
    Destiny Mangrum, daughter of Dawn and Michael Mangrum, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, she participated in concert choir, madrigals, district honor choir, and state honor choir. She plans to major in psychology.
    Kayla Moore, daughter of Cynthia Rucker, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, she was involved in volleyball and was the wrestling team manager. She received a Citizenship Award and plans to major in psychology.
    Caitlyn Peters, daughter of Tony and Carmen Peters, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita Northwest, she was involved in photography and stagecraft. She received art awards and is undecided on a major.
  • From Wichita South High School: Sierra Badley, daughter of John and LeAnn Badley, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wichita South, she was involved in the Poetry Club. She plans to major in creative writing.
  • From Winfield High School: Taylor Ging, daughter of James and Joanne Ging, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in FCCLA, student council, band, Art Club, spirit squad, Film Club, and the Southwester College Youth Symphony. She was a Staff Choice Award winner, and received awards in art. She plans to major in education.
    Nicholas Lockyear, son of Allen and Mary Lockyear, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in HOSA, band, student council, baseball, spirit squad, and the National Honor Society. He was named a Student of the Month and to the Principal’s Honor Roll. He plans to major in pre-pharmacy.
    Ronnie Nissen, son of Tim and Sandy Nissen, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, he participated in band, FFA and weight lifting. He was a member of the Honor Roll and received a perfect attendance award. He plans to major in computer information science.
    Jillian Rinehart, daughter of Brian and Rhonda Rinehart, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in band, FFA, choir, tutoring, yearbook, FFA, and yearbook. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and the National Honor Society and plans to major in dietetics.
    Aspen Sanders, daughter of Matthew and Heather Andersson, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in band, Color Guard, FCCLA, HSC, Link Crew, Work Ethics, tennis, and the National Honor Society. She was named to the Principal and Scholastic Honor Rolls and plans to major in nursing.
    Patrick Sawyer, son of Stan and Gail Sawyer, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in football, golf, and HOSA. He plans to major in pre-pharmacy.
    Sadie Staley, daughter of Barbara Lehmann, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS< she was involved in debate, anatomy, physiology, and honors geometry. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in mortuary science.