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2015-2016

 

April 27, 2016

 

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 38 schools

 

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


From Arkansas City High School:

Katherine Austin, daughter of Clint and Tracy Austin, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, jazz band, musicals, plays, youth symphony, and Forensics. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


Kacee Campbell, daughter of Kevin and Lori Campbell, is the recipient of a Carpenter & Vickers Endowment Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, golf, Student Council, cheer, yearbook staff, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and the National Honor Society. She finished in the top-10 percent of her graduating class and plans to major in business administration.


Natalie Carpio, daughter of Fernando and Juana Castro, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, choir, and musicals. She plans to major in EMT.


Ashlee Dockins, daughter of Donnie Neal and Kristina Dockins-Neal, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in marching band, concert band, and AC Players. She received an Academic Excellence Award and plans to major in psychology.


Elizabeth Gregory, daughter of Russel and Jessica Gregory, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band and jazz band. She plans to major in music education.


Yovani Hernandez, son of Maria Villegas, is the recipient of a Robert Brown Memorial Scholarship. He plans to major in mechatronics.
Alyssa Looney, daughter of Bryson and Tracy Looney, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in band, jazz band, chamber choir, Arkettes, symphonic choir, musicals, FCA, Student Council, and AC Players. She plans to major in music education.


Glendy Mendoza, daughter of Rosa Mendoza Cruz, is the recipient of a Tiger Academic Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in School Counts, Work Ethic, Student Council, senior class president, and 21st Century Leadership. She was named to the Kansas Honor Program, the National Honor Society, and was a Soroptimist Girl. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


William Petterson, son of Tim and Rebecca Petterson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in basketball, band, Forensics, and Debate. He is undecided on a major.


Taryn Stone, daughter of Anthony and Jerri Stone, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in band, musicals, plays, choir, Forensics, AC Players, and Arklight. She plans to major in theatre.


From Ark City Christian Academy:

Jordan Vande Giessen, son of Bill and Penny Vande Giessen, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At ACCA, he participated in soccer and was a sound technician. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic design.


From Attica High School:

Melisa Patterson, daughter of Jay and Jackie Dunigan, is the recipient of a Duck Dash Scholarship. She plans to major in elementary education.


From Belle Plaine High School:

Jocelyn Young, daughter of Jerry Young and Gina Gurnow, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she was involved in cheerleading. She plans to major in creative writing/psychology.


From Beloit High School:

Madison Wolfe, daughter of Michelle Langham, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Beloit, she was involved in cross country, cheerleading, track and field, Art and Photo Club, yearbook, journalism, Science Club, choir, FCA, and dance. She plans to major in graphic design.


From Bluestem High School:

Shayla Cornell, daughter of Darrin and Angela Cornell, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Bluestem, she participated in volleyball, cheer, track, yearbook, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. She plans to major in social work.


Lyndsi Herring is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At Bluestem, she was involved in volleyball, softball, madrigals, choir, yearbook, and was the football team manager. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


From Campus High School:

Chandler Light, daughter of Eddie and Jennifer Light, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Campus, she was involved in softball and the gifted program. She was named a Kansas Honors Scholar and to the top-10 percent of her graduating class. She is undecided on a major.


Megan Hayes, daughter of Phillip and Amy Hayes, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in basketball, tennis, Spanish Club, Screamin’ Stampede, and Link Leader. She was named to the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.
From Caney Valley High School: Natasha Sanders, daughter of Steve and Linda Sanders, is the recipient of an Athletic Training Scholarship. At Caney Valley, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, track, athletic training, FCA, Student Council, FFA, publications, Constitution Club, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-physical therapy.


Mitchell Simpson, son of Michael and Malinda Simpson, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Caney Valley, he was involved in baseball, football, FCA, Student Council, Constitution Club, and the National Honor Society. He was crowned Homecoming King and plans to major in criminal justice.


From Cedar Vale High School:

Ben Call, son of Dwight and Mary Call, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, he was involved in FCA, Bigs and Littles, Stand for the Silent, football, basketball, baseball, Cedar Vale Trap Shooting Team, and the National Honor Society. He was named a Kansas State Scholar, member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, and class valedictorian. He plans to major in paramedic.


From Central Burden High School:

Tristan Corbett, daughter of Letha Mitchell, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in band, choir, cheer, jazz band, honor band, honor choir, and solos and ensembles. She plans to major in radiology.


Riley Gatton, daughter of Monty and Shelly Gatton, is the recipient of an instrumental music scholarship. At Central, she was involved in volleyball, band, choir, FCA, softball, FFA, Raider Work Ethic, dance, and cheer. She plans to major in elementary education/music.


Monica McCann, daughter of Crystal Trammell, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Central, she was involved in track, cross country, FCCLA, Student Council, and choir. She plans to major in criminal justice.


From Chaparral High School:

Kenia Rucoba, daughter of Jose and Lucila Rucoba, is the recipient of a Multi-Cultural Scholars Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was involved in Chaparral Singers and advanced art. She plans to major in art.


From Cheney High School:

Anastasija FlyingOut, daughter of David and Melissa Mathis, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Cheney, she participated in volleyball, track, vocal music, basketball, Forensics, and plays. She plans to major in technology and design.


Tiffany Henning, daughter of Brian and Tammy Henning, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Cheney, she was involved in Forensics, Girls Glee, Pop Choir, Art Club, and Friends of Rachel. She plans to major in healthcare.


From Colegio Politec High School:

Matheus Martins, son of Geovani and Sandra Martins and Rua Tomas Carvalhal, is the recipient of a Robert Brown Memorial Scholarship. He plans to major in political science.


From Conway Springs High School:

Tiffany Wilson, daughter of Michael and Margaret Wilson, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Conway Springs, she was involved in tennis, Scholars Bowl, FCCLA, Conway Springs Honor Society, Student Council, and was the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership recipient. She is a Kansas Honors Scholar and plans to major in education.


From Derby High School:

Todd Clubine, son of Brian and Judith Clubine, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in marching band, wind ensemble, KMEA district band, and Panther Crew. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in non-destructive testing.


Daniel Hearlson, son of Robert Hearlson, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Derby, he was involved in the Drama Club and Chess Club. He plans to major in theatre.


Aryana Hess, daughter of Shawna Costello, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in the Color Guard and Drama Club. She plans to major in secondary education.


Bryana Hess, daughter of Kevin Hess and Shawna Costello, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in marching band Color Guard, Panther Pals, HOSA, and the National Arts Honor Society. She is a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-nursing.


From Dexter High School:

Mical Henman, son of Twayna Henman, is the recipient of a Career and Technical Education Department Scholarship. He plans to major in welding technology.


From Douglass High School:

Kye Wright, son of Tye and Anne Wright, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Douglass, he participated in football, choir, FCA, basketball, track, wrestling, SADD, and gifted program. He received academic excellence awards and plans to major in youth ministry.


From El Dorado High School:

Valerie Hancock, daughter of Shawn Hancock and Rebekah Rickstrew, is the recipient of an instrumental music scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in band, pep band, marching band, concert band, tennis, Debate, video and audio production, and track. She plans to major in business administration.


From Garden Plain High School:

Daylynn Doyle, daughter of Mark and Jennylee Doyle, is the recipient of a volleyball scholarship. At Garden Plain, she was involved in volleyball, track, basketball, KAYS, SADD, National Honor Society, and was the class treasurer. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, Newman University Honor Roll, and was a Kansas Honor Scholar. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


From Home School:

Madison Friesen, daughter of Rex and Dawn Friesen, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. She is undecided on a major.


Madelynn Mill, daughter of Jason and Darla Mill, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. She plans to major in accounting.


From Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School:

William Blackburn, son of Ken and Kathleen Blackburn, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Kapaun, he was involved in Theatre Forensics, madrigals, men’s ensemble, concert choir, and Thespians Troup 695. He plans to major in theatre.


Kaitlyn Stallard, daughter of Glen and Tanya Stallard, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Kapaun, she was involved in softball, band, concert choir, women’s ensemble, madrigals, and bowling. She was a member of the Silver Honor Roll and Superior Honor Roll and plans to major in elementary education.


From Kinsley High School:

Abigail Wolf, daughter of John and Karen Wolf, is the recipient of a Business, Computer and Information Technology Scholarship. At Kinsley, she participated in choir, band, plays, KAYS, and was the track team manager and school mascot. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in business administration.


From Larned High School:

Symantha Shelton, daughter of Ron and Marletta Shelton, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Larned, she was involved in Scholars Bowl, and was International Club president. She was named to the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.


From Mulvane High School:

Mariah Benson, daughter of Alan and Kathy Benson, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Mulvane, she was involved in volleyball, Thespians, Color Guard, and Circle of Friends. She was a member of the Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.


Brett Hartman, son of Kevin and Marcia Hartman, is the recipient of a Career and Technical Education Department Scholarship. He plans to major in welding.


Tyler Powell, son of Michael and Dawn Powell, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. He is undecided on a major.


From Manhattan High School:

Kyrstyn Kinzie, daughter of Marty and Jacinda Kinzie, is the recipient of a Hall of Scholars Endowment Scholarship. At Manhattan, she was involved in cheerleading, FFA, Spirit Club, and was a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to major in early childhood development.


From Newton High School:

Quentin Dickey, son of John Dickey, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Newton, he was captain of the swim team and was involved in the Fitness Club. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in accounting.


From Nickerson High School:

Rebecca Nisly, daughter of Dean and Anita Nisly, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Nickerson, she was involved in golf, FCCLA, National Honor Society, and was the team manager for softball and basketball. She was named the Student of the Week multiple times and plans to major in elementary education.


From Northern Heights High School:

Tonya Atchison, daughter of Marc and Eleanor Atchison, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Northern Heights, she was involved in choir, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, and art. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in art.


From Oxford High School:

Bailey Gaither, daughter of Ronald and Amy Gaither, is the recipient of a Robert Brown Memorial Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in basketball, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in secondary education.


Allison Gladfelter, daughter of Scott Gladfelter, and Kory and Natalie Page, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Oxford, she was co-president of KAYS, Forensics, Art Club, plays, sports manager, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in art.


Stephan Harris, son of Edward and Barbara Wheeler, is the recipient of a Choral and Vocal Department Scholarship. At Oxford, he was involved in Student Council, football, track, band, choir, and school plays. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in business.

Samantha Myatt, daughter of Doug Myatt and Teresa Woodward, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in FFA, KAYS, Forensics, theatre, Student Council, track, FCA, and was a football and basketball team manager. She was a member of the Principal’s and Counselor’s Honor Rolls and plans to major in mass communications.

Kellcie Norris, daughter of Jim Norris and Peggy Downing, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in volleyball, basketball, softball, Student Council, and was an elementary art aide. She was a member of the Principal’s and Counselor’s Honor Rolls and plans to major elementary education/art.

From Rose Hill High School:
Sarah Jordan, daughter of Roy Jordan, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. She plans to major in art.


Delaney Lockard, daughter of Rose Lockard, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Rose Hill, she was involved in Color Guard, band, and cross country. She plans to major in accounting.


From South Haven High School:

Ciara Wiley, daughter of Jason and Twaila Wiley, is the recipient of a Pageant Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in basketball, volleyball, softball, track, Scholars Bowl, Pep Club, Student Council, Bigs and Littles, and was flag captain and class secretary. She was named a Kansas State Scholar, Miss Hunnewell, and plans to major in early childhood development.


From Spearville High School:
Levi Cole, son of Matt and Mary Cole, is the recipient of a Presidential Academic Scholarship. At Spearville, he was involved in Forensics, cheer, band, and the National Honor Society. He plans to major in art.


From Udall High School:
Braydee Holmes, daughter of Chris Holmes, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in cheerleading, Student Council, FBLA, FCCLA, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, yearbook, FFA, band, SADD, volleyball, basketball, softball, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in journalism.


From Wellington High School:
Josh Amos, son of Jason and Anna Bruns, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in football, wrestling, theatre, and choir. He was named a Student of the Month recipient and plans to major in theatre/music.
Julian Cornejo, son of Jamie and Maria Cornejo, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Wellington, he was involved in FCCLA, Thespian Troupe 7375, and the National Honor Society. He received a Lions Junior Award and plans to major in performance arts.


Baylee DeJarnett, daughter of Shawn and Kristan DeJarnett, is the recipient of a Trustee Academic Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in cross country, softball, powerlifting, FCA, Student Council, Work Ethic, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Lunch Buddies, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the KU Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-nursing.


Alexis Hinman, daughter of Fred and Pam Hinman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in tennis, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.


From Wichita West High School:
April Aleman, daughter of Maria Martiriez, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At West, she was involved in soccer, tennis, and the National Honor Society. She is undecided on a major.


From Wichita Northwest High School:

Kim Wong, daughter of Guen Wong, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. At Northwest, she was involved in band, jazz band, Drama Club, Repertory Theatre, International Thespian Society, All City Honors Concert and Marching Bands, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in theatre.


From Winfield High School:
Bryce Ledford, son of Kinnie and Michelle Ledford, is the recipient of a Natural Science Department Scholarship. At WHS, he was involved in soccer, wrestling, and HOSA. He was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-medicine.


Tea Schmitt, daughter of Jeff Schmidt and LaReina Waldorf, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in yearbook, band, Color Guard, and Art Club. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.


From Woodward (OK) High School:

Yvette Rosales, daughter of Ramon and Ayde Rosales, is the recipient of a Carpenter and Vickers Scholarship. At Woodward, she was involved in choir, band, Cultural Exchange Club, Key Club, and Technology Student Association. She plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.