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2014-2015

 

April 29, 2015


Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 35 schools

 

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

 

  • From Arkansas City High School: Jordan Nellis, daughter of Wesley and Alicia Nellis, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Student Council, yearbook, Kids Impact Cowley County, 21st Century Leadership, and was the Student Body President. She was the recipient of a Soroptomist Girl Award and is undecided on a major.


    Sharon Kisner, daughter of Duane and Esther Kisner, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, she was a member of the National Honor Society, band, and the Scholar’s Bowl. She was an Outstanding Student nominee and plans to major in chemistry.


    Moriah Burris, daughter of Raymond Burris, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in choir, musicals, AC Players, and GSA. She plans to major in cosmetology.


    Elisa Aragon, daughter of Javier and Marisela Aragon, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in cheerleading, School Counts, and FFA. She is undecided on a major.


    Juleea Cooper, daughter of Jeff and Denise Cooper, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Tri-Hi-Y and was a member of the honor roll. She is undecided on a major.


    Bailey Gage, daughter of John and Michele Gage, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in golf and School Counts. She plans to major in business.


    Emily Lawson, daughter of Clint and Misty Lawson, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, jazz band, Select Girls Chorus, Ark High Singers, Symphonic Choir, AC Players, FCA, musicals, plays, and drumline. She received a National Choral Merit Award and regional and state contest I and II ratings. She plans to major in music education/music therapy.


    Starr LoNero, daughter of Tania LoNero, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Kansas Association for Youth, Work Ethics, Future Business Leaders of America, and Sunflower Girls State. She plans to major in accounting.


    Maranda Oak, daughter of Jon and Tammy Oak, is the recipient of a Hall of Scholars Endowment Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, Student Council, Leadership, and was the football team manager. She plans to major in psychology.


    Heather Utt, daughter of Ryan and Christina Helvy, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Work Ethics, KAYS, FCA, Symphonic Choir, Ark Highs, cheerleading, tennis, SADD, and AC Players. She received a Citizenship Award and Work Ethic Award and plans to major in business.


    Alexis Luce, daughter of Meloney Galloway, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in cheerleading. She plans to major in health professions.

 

  • From Ark City Christian Academy: Logan Brewer, son of Jason and Keela Brewer, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in basketball and praise band. He plans to major in land surveying.

 

  • From Belle Plaine High School: Bethany Balzer, daughter of Morey and Lori Balzer, is the recipient of a Trustees Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, track, FLC, FCCLA, SADD, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in health sciences.


    Jack Detrick, son of Rob and Marti Detrick, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, he was involved in football, cross country, basketball, baseball, track, Foreign Language Club, Letterman’s Club, National Honor Society, SADD, Student Council, and was the volleyball team manager. He was a member of the Gold Honor Roll and plans to major in business management.


    Eva Kirkpatrick, daughter of Brad Kirkpatrick and Alecia Clark, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in basketball, softball, cross country team manager, SADD, National Honor Society, and Letterman’s Club. She is undecided on a major.


    Mary Wellman, daughter of Jack and Martha Wellman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in Singers, band, FCCLA, Scholar’s Bowl, SADD, Student Council, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Cheney High School: Sydney Hufford, daughter of Doug and Lisa Hufford, is the recipient of a Volleyball Team Manager Scholarship. At Cheney, she was the volleyball team manager, and was involved in football, basketball, choir, Book Club, softball statistician, secretary of the class, and secretary for the Art Club. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in mass communications.

  • From Caldwell High School: Victoria Bardsley, daughter of April Dominguez, is the recipient of a Band Scholarship. At Caldwell, she was involved in basketball, KAYS, FCCLA, volleyball, track, math relays, school plays, and Forensics. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Campus High School: Somthara Choup, son of Kimberly Choup, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Campus, he was involved in Robotics, Electric Cars, and Business Professionals of America. He plans to major in computer science.


    Jeffrey Pentland, son of Jeff and Donna Pentland, is the recipient of an Endowment Scholarship. At Campus, he was involved in theatre. He plans to major in criminal justice.

  • From Caney Valley High School: Susan Webb, daughter of John and Christine Warring, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At Caney Valley, she was involved in FCA and FCCLA. She plans to major in art.

  • From Central-Burden High School: Levi Handlin, son of Lance and Sheila Handlin, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Central, he participated in football, basketball, FFA, and band. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in Machine and Tool Technology.

    Emily Hilario, daughter of Jason and Jody Mannon, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, choir, Raider Work Ethic, and band. She received an Outstanding Academic Achievement Award and plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

    Johnna Atwood, daughter of Jonathan Atwood and Heather Glidden, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in cheerleading, dance, softball, and choir. She plans to major in secondary education.

  • From Chaparral High School: Mai-Ling Kannenberg (Chao), daughter of Andrew and Andria Kannenberg, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was involved in FCCLA, vocal ensemble, dance, and the gifted program. She received an Excellence in Academics Award and was a member of the honor roll. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Conway Springs High School: Kyla Reep, daughter of Anthony and Karen Reep, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in volleyball, cheerleading, Student Council, and Cardinalaires. She was a UCA All-American cheerleader and received a perfect attendance award. She plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.

  • From Derby High School: Caleb Gash, son of Craig and Denise Gash, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, he participated in football, baseball, and wrestling. He plans to major in pre-medicine.

    Abigail Graham, daughter of Wayne Graham and Lynette Baca, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in the Drama Club, Student Council, and peer mentoring. She plans to major in anthropology.

  • From Dexter High School: Kesha Lawrence, daughter of Peggy Lawrence, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, Drug Free Dexter, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and FCCLA. She plans to major in nursing.

    Brandy Robertson, daughter of Kay Cox, is the recipient of an Academic Civic Engagement through Service Scholarship. At Dexter, she was involved in FCCLA, Drug Free Dexter, Student Council, choir, band, cheerleading, softball, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and was a teacher’s aid. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Douglass High School: Molly McCune, daughter of Tim and Kim McCune, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in tennis, band, and madrigals. She sang in the state honor choir and is undecided on a major.

    Hannah Titus, daughter of Elmer and Dana Titus, is the recipient of a Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in band, track, softball, and pep band. She received a Community Service Award, was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and is undecided on a major.

  • From El Dorado High School: Riley Payee, daughter of Daniel and Kelly Payee, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in Drama Club, Elite Concert Choir, swimming, cheerleading, and the National Honor Society. She received a I rating at the state music festival for her solo pieces. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Flint Hills High School: Morgan Brown, daughter of Cape and Loeb Vonage, is the recipient of a Theatre Crew Scholarship. At Flint Hills, she was involved in cheerleading, softball, theatre, basketball, and volleyball. She plans to major in cosmetology.

  • From Goddard High School: Aralia Carter, daughter of Kurt and Jean Carter, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Goddard, she participated in orchestra, Wichita Youth Symphony, Circle of Friends, KAY, FCLA, Scholar’s Bowl, choir, and Chantenettes. She received a I rating at regional and state solo fest two years in a row. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Hillsboro High School: Caleb Bettles, son of Clint and Kelly Bettles, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Hillsboro, he was involved in basketball, baseball, H-Club, TSA, and concert choir. He plans to major in music education.

  • From Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School: Abby Cahn, daughter of Robert Cahn and Julie Black, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Kapaun, she was involved in track, women’s ensemble choir, madrigals choir, and basketball. She plans to major in secondary education.

  • From Larned High School: Mycheal Harrelson, son of Doug and Rocio Wagner, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Larned, he was involved in jazz band, pep band, concert band, track and field, football, and choir. He plans to major in welding.

  • From Maize High School: Amelia Doyle, daughter of Duffy and Jody Doyle, is the recipient of a Jounalism/Mass Communications Scholarship. At Maize, she was involved in yearbook, Pep Club, Kay Club, and was a Central Community Church Student Leader. She plans to major in journalism.

  • From Mulvane High School: Haley Hayes, daughter of Jeff and Kelli Hayes, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, she participated in softball and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in occupational therapy.

    Alannah Federico, daughter of Ronda Federico, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in band, Thespians, and the National Honor Society. She received a first-place award at the district art show and is undecided on a major.

    Keely Rocha, daughter of Robert and Bonnie Young, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in KAY, Circle of Friends, SADD, women’s choir, band, soccer, and theatre. She plans to major in pre-dentistry.

  • From Oxford High School: Colter Silhan, son of John and Kim Silhan, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Oxford, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, and the National Honor Society. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in biology.

    Mariah Miller, daughter of Jason and Misti Miller, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in cheerleading, softball, SADD, FCCLA, and FCA. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.

  • From Rose Hill High School: Levi Barton, son of Alden and Cathy Barton, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. He has received several art awards and plans to major in art at Cowley.

  • From Salina Central High School: Brooke Cox, daughter of Jerry and Heather Cox, is the recipient of a ACES Scholarship. At Salina Central, she was involved in the Book Club and received academic honors. She is undecided on a major.

  • From Scarberry Home School: Caleb Scarberry, son of Keith and Serena Scarberry, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. He plans to major in mechanical engineering.

  • From South Barber High School: Domini Grasz, daughter of Tate Grasz and Tasma Thielenhaus, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Barber, she was involved in art, volleyball, golf, basketball, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and KAYs. She received several art awards and was a member of the National Honor Society. She plans to major in art therapy.

  • From Southeast High School: Olivia Powell, daughter of Terry and Natalie Powell, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Southeast, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, FBLA, KAY, Science Club, Student Council, class president, TSA, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in pre-athletic training.

  • From South Haven High School: Hannah Wilson, daughter of Zach Wilson and Jennifer Adams, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At South Haven, she participated in FFA, 4-H, FCCLA, Student Council, Scholar’s Bowl, and the National Honor Society. She was a Kansas Honor Scholar and was named Outstanding Science Student. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

    James McConnell, son of Mike and Sharon McConnell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At South Haven, he participated in football, basketball, and FFA. He was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

  • From Udall High School: Brandon Scurlock, son of Jason and Christina Scurlock, is the recipient of a Tiger Academic Scholarship. At Udall, he was involved in football, track, Scholar’s Bowl, Math Team, and Student Council. He was named a Student of the Month and plans to major in education.

  • From Wellington High School: Courtney Luna, daughter of Jeronimo and Veronica Luna, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in Theatre, Drama, Forensics, and Leadership. She plans to major in emergency medical services.

    Shayna Templeton, daughter of Gerald Templeton and Becky Jester, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in marching band, pep band, jazz band, concert band, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic design.

  • From Wichita East High School: Jessica Burk, daughter of Jay Burk, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Wichita East, she was involved in choir, theatre, and film. She is undecided on a major.

    Tyler O’Quinn, son of Toni Harden, is the recipient of a Endowment Scholarship. At Wichita East, he was involved in football, basketball, baseball, bowling, Kappa League, and Choose Respect. He plans to major in Mass Communications.

  • From Wichita North High School: Alyssa Syers, daughter of Dennis Syers and Ricki Perez, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At North, she was involved in concert choir, women’s choir, Redskins Involvement Team, and “S” Section. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.

    Guadalupe Martinez, daughter of Juan Medina and Felicitas Martinez, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At Wichita North, she was involved in tennis and choir. She plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.

  • From Wichita Northwest High School: Timothy Hardman, son of Tom and Sheila Hardman, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Northwest, he was involved in drama, instrumental music, theatre, creative writing, pep band, and Game Club. He is undecided on a major.

    Erin Kennedy, daughter of Joseph and Paula Kennedy, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in choir. She plans to major in early childhood education.

    Kayla Schenck, daughter of Chad and Misty Schenck, is the recipient of a Journalism Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in yearbook, creative photography, AVID, swimming, and Quill and Scroll. She received Scholastic Awards and plans to major in secondary education.

  • From Wichita West High School: Natalie Do, daughter of Hoa Luu, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Wichita West, she was involved in Student Council, BPA, Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic design.

    Rikki Johnson, daughter of Kirsten Cerisy, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Wichita West, she participated in art shows and scholastics. She plans to major in graphic design.

    Airiana Tretetuen, daughter of Robert and Shelli Tretetuen, is the  recipient of an Art Scholarship. At Wichita West, she was involved in Trio, AVID, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in art.

    Jesus Originales, son of Jesus and Maria Originales, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At West, he was involved in the yearbook and was a Scholastic’s Honorable Mention. He plans to major in graphic design.

  • From Winfield High School: Austin Sherman, son of Patrick and Courtney Murphy, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in football, baseball, Viking Voices, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in vocal music.

    Kyndal Dutton, daughter of Brian and Kim Dutton, is the recipient of a Danceline Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Link Crew, golf, soccer, danceline, HOSA, Accapella Choir, spirit squad, and the National Honor Society. She graduated in the top-10 percent in her class and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in pre-medicine.

    Avery Hogan, son of Jzohn and Angie Hogan, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in Viking Voices, Accapella, musicals, spirit squad, SADD, FCC, and the National Honor Society. He graduated in the top-10 percent of his class and plans to major in marketing.

    Brittney McNown, daughter of Robert and Tami McNown, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in cheerleading, spirit squad, Work Ethics, and HOSA. She was a member of the Honor Roll and received an award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. She plans to major in dental hygiene.

    Sheridon Flottman, daughter of Rex and Sandra Flottman, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in the Art Club, orchestra, and the Drama Club. She received photography awards and was the recipient of a Silver Key in the Scholastics competition. She plans to major in art education.

    Garrett Misora, son of Brian and Carol Misora, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in track, band, jazz band, and Scholar’s Bowl. He plans to major in pre-engineering.