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2015-2016

 

June 15, 2016

 

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 25 schools

 

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


From Arkansas City High School:


Luis Altamirano, son of Guadalupe and Claudia Altamirano, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Ark City, he was involved in musicals and plays. He was a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in pre-engineering.


Katherine Austin, daughter of Clint and Tracy Austin, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in golf, Forensics, AC Players, jazz band, pep band, marching band, concert band, and theatre productions. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


Jordan Day, daughter of Joel Day, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, she participated in softball, volleyball, FFA, Usherettes, and Student Council. She received an academic letter and plans to major in pre-nursing.


Andrea Dillon, daughter of Dana Brannan, is the recipient of an Athletic Manager Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in FCCLA, and was the football and boys basketball team manager. She plans to major in pre-athletic training.


Kobe Dixon, son of Lori Whitford, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in football, baseball, FCA, Student Council, SADD, and KAY’s. He received an academic letter and plans to major in business education.


Edgar Fuentes, son of Pablo and Francisca Fuentes, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in band and Scholars Bowl. He was also named a Kansas Honors Scholar and was a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in pre-law.


Priscila Gallegos, daughter of Placido Gallegos and Socorro Elena Perez, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Work Ethics, choir, and soccer. She plans to major in social work.


Tanner Hollister, son of Mark and Rachelle Hollister, is the recipient of a Dean’s Scholarship. At ACHS, he was a member of the AC Players and was involved in school plays. He plans to major in theatre.


Andy Marshall, son of Darrell and Kathy Marshall, is the recipient of an ACT Scholarship. At ACHS, he participated in FFA and band. He received a Presidential Award and plans to major in Agricultural Mechanical Engineering.


Glendy Ortiz Mendoza, daughter of Rosa Mendoza, is the recipient of a Soule Family Endowment Scholarship. At ACHS, she was involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, School Counts, and 21st Century Leadership. She was in the Kansas Honors Program and was a finalist for Arkansas City Outstanding Student. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


From Ark City Christian Academy:


John Pappan, son of Wes and Melody Pappan, is the recipient of a Creative Writing Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in soccer and track. He plans to major in creative writing.


From Andover eCademy High School:


Courtney Wallace, daughter of Shawn and Shannon Wallace, is the recipient of a Theatre Scholarship. She plans to major in chemistry and performing arts.


From Augusta High School:


Hannah Cary, daughter of Roger and Glynda Cary, is the recipient of a Dance Scholarship. At Augusta, she participated in Art Club, Spanish Club, Show Choir, dance, and the National Honor Society. She was an All-American in dance and plans to major in nursing.


Jenna Nichols, daughter of Bruce and Paula Nichols, is the recipient of a Photo Editor Scholarship. At Augusta, she was involved in bowling, SADD, and Student Council. She received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and Prudential Spirit of Community Award and plans to major in mass communications and visual/graphic arts.


From Belle Plaine High School:


Natasha Ray, daughter of James and Tanya Reeves, is the recipient of a Dean’s Academic Scholarship. At Belle Plaine, she served as the girl’s basketball team manager. She plans to major in psychology.


From Central-Burden High School:


Hannah Dobbs, daughter of Roger and Liza Dobbs, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she participated in choir, cheer, softball, volleyball, Forensics, basketball, and Raider Work Ethic. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and is undecided on a major.


Tristan Corbett, daughter of Letha Mitchell, is the recipient of a Band Scholarship. At Central-Burden, she was involved in band, choir, jazz band, and cheer. She is undecided on a major.


From Caldwell High School:


Katlin Ewing, daughter of Nick and Tracie Mayo, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Caldwell, she was involved in band, vocal, KAY’s, Bigs, Scholars Bowl, track, Forensics, and the National Honor Society. She plans to major in cosmetology.


From Campus High School:


Brittanie Haight, daughter of Todd and Toni Haight, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Campus, she participated in volleyball, basketball, soccer, Link Crew, National Honor Society, and was the Spanish Club president. She plans to major in business administration.


From Cedar Vale High School:


Cheyenne Ford, daughter of Scott and Julie Tracy, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was involved in FCA, Student Council, Bigs and Littles, volleyball, softball, Mathletes, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.


Natalie Haden, daughter of Joel and Trishadee Haden, is the recipient of a BCIT and Pageant Scholarship. At Cedar Vale, she was president of the National Honor Society and was involved in yearbook, Student Council, Bigs and Littles, Math Club, volleyball, cheerleading, softball, and was the basketball manager for one season. She was named Salutatorian and to the Superintendent’s Honor Roll and plans to major in Business Administration/financial management.


From Chaparral High School:


Sarah Manning, daughter of Wally and Shelia Manning, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Chaparral High School, she participated in band, jazz band, concert choir, track, tennis, and Chaparral Singers. She received an I rating at state solos and plans to major in music.


Alicia Pack, daughter of Jeff Pack, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Chaparral, she was a member of the high school’s video production team and served as track manager. She plans to major in mass communications.


From Council Grove High School:


Jordan Birzer, daughter of Alex and Bonnie Birzer, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Council Grove, she was the Class vice president, Kay Club president, and was involved in FFA, FBLA, FCCLA, Spanish Club, FCA, volleyball, basketball, track, and cheerleading. She was an all-American cheerleader and plans to major in equine science.


From Douglass High School:


Kourtnee Engle, daughter of Shane and Jill Engle, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Douglass, she was involved in cheer, choir, Forensics, Advanced Cheer Crew, and the National Honor Society. She is a Kansas Scholar Curriculum Completer and plans to major in athletic training.


From Derby High School:


Angelica Morris, daughter of Kyle York, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Derby, she participated in choir, poetry reading, Thespians, GSA, and Drama. She plans to major in psychology.


Taylor Smith, daughter of Brian and Jennifer Smith, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Derby, she was involved in various choirs, the Drama Club, and Gay-Straight Alliance Club. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll, and received Student of the Week and Student of the Month honors. She plans to major in elementary education.


From Dexter High School:


Darion Joyce, son of Steve and Rachel Joyce, is the recipient of a Graphic Design Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in football, basketball, baseball, track, Student Council, FCCLA, band, and choir. He was a member of the Honor Roll and plans to major in graphic design.


Nate Zimmerman, son of Corey Zimmerman, is the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship. At Dexter, he participated in football and track. He plans to major in Non-Destructive Testing.


From El Dorado High School:


Riley Provo, daughter of Harold and Paula Provo, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At El Dorado, she was involved in band, Drama Club, tennis, and swimming. She received several Drama awards and plans to major in psychology.


From Goddard High School:


Jayden Titus, daughter of Clinton (Shane) and Melony Titus, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At Goddard, she was involved in the Drama Club, Anime Club, Creative Writing Club, and the National Honor Society. She received a Silver Key Award and Wichita Women Artists Award, and plans to major in art.


From Lansing High School:


Madelyn Moya, daughter of Ricardo and Joan Moya, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Lansing, she participated in basketball and volleyball. She is undecided on a major.


From Maize High School:


Eric Hanna, son of Sheldon Hanna and Kathy Kennard, is the recipient of an Eagle Scout Scholarship. At Maize, he participated in soccer Scouts, and streaming athletic events. He plans to major in graphic design.


From Oxford High School:


Kelsey Carpenter, daughter of Rusty and Randi Carpenter, is the recipient of a Vocal Music Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in softball, track, cross country, Forensics, choir, FCCLA, and vocal lessons. She received the National School Choral Award and plans to major in pre-nursing.


Lakin Cook, daughter of Nathan and Tricia Cook, is the recipient of a Spirit Squad Scholarship. At Oxford, she was involved in track, basketball, cheer, KAYs, and FCA. She was named Miss Geuda Springs and plans to major in pre-dental hygiene.


From South Haven High School:


Ethan Cully, son of Darrin and Jennifer Cully, is the recipient of a Math and Science Day Scholarship. At South Haven, he participated in basketball, track, JETS, and Pep Club. He was named Basketball Homecoming King, Student of the Month for December 2015, and placed first in Cowley College’s Math and Science Day CSI and Students as Teachers competitions. He plans to major in sports management.


Ciara Wiley, daughter of Jason and Twaila Wiley, is the recipient of a Math and Science Day Scholarship. At South Haven, she was involved in track, softball, volleyball, basketball, Junior Engineering Technology Society, marching band, Pep Club, American Youth Leadership Council, class secretary, and National Honor Society. She was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll, was crowned Miss Hunnewell, and plans to major in Early Childhood Education.


From Udall High School:


Joclynn Buehler, daughter of Jams and Gayle Buehler, is the recipient of a Band Scholarship. At Udall, she was involved in Forensics, band, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. She plans to major in early childhood/elementary education.


From Wellington High School:


Ally Harrelson Crowell, daughter of Lynda Leisinger, is the recipient of an Instrumental Music Scholarship. At Wellington, she was involved in jazz band, concert band, pep band, jazz choir, concert choir, show choir, and marching band. She plans to major in criminal justice.


From Wichita North High School:


Ashley Onyemechi, daughter of Peter and Grace Onyemechi, is the recipient of a Dance Line Scholarship. At Wichita North, she was involved in dance. She plans to major in pre-nursing.


From Wichita West High School:


April Aleman, daughter of Maria Martinez, is the recipient of a Campus Photographer Scholarship. At Wichita West, she participated in soccer, JV tennis, and the National Honor Society. She received awards at Cowley College’s Arts and Humanities Day and is undecided on a major.


From Winfield High School:


Steven Green-Durham, son of Troy Durham, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. At WHS, he was the football and basketball team manager and was involved in SADD, HOSA, track and field, and Link Crew. He was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll and received a Staff Choice Award. He plans to major in criminal justice.


Shinyah Griffin, daughter of Valarie Madondo, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She plans to major in pre-medicine.
Douangchay Hongphakdy, daughter of Khamphay Hongphakdy, is the recipient of a Work Ethics Scholarship. She plans to major in pre-pharmacy.


Katie Irvin, daughter of Steve and Melinda Irvin, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in the National Art Honor Society. She received Staff Choice Awards and a first place award at Cowley College’s Arts and Humanities Day. She plans to major in art.


Dakota Martin, daughter of Brian and Kimberly Black, is the recipient of a Health and Human Services Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in cross country, track, and was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll. She received a Staff Choice Award and plans to major in criminal justice.


Whitney Martin, daughter of Jeff and Tracy Martin, is the recipient of a Work Ethic Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in choir, Art Club, Work Ethics program, and Link Crew. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to major in pre-nursing.


Jasmine Nichols, daughter of Jeston Nichols and Della Crane, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in Art Club, Scholastics, and Art in the Park. She was a member of the Scholastic Honor Roll, Principal’s Honor Roll, and plans to major in graphic design.


Sierra Shultz, daughter of Mark and Kelly Shultz, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in Art Club, choir, and the National Honor Society. She received a Staff Choice Award and plans to major in cosmetology.


Chardonnay Stephens, daughter of Matthew and Heather Anderson, is the recipient of an ACES Scholarship. At WHS, she was involved in tennis, band, Color Guard, SADD, FCCLA, FFA, Film Club, and Work Ethics program. She plans to major in psychology.


Allison Willis, daughter of Dennis and Shelly Willis, is the recipient of an Art Scholarship. At WHS, she participated in Art Club, Work Ethics, orchestra, volleyball, softball, dance, and the National Honor Society. She was a member of the Principal’s Honor Roll and received a Staff Choice Award. She plans to major in art.