Archive for Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tonganoxie graduates earn college scholarships

June 4, 2008

Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Recipients

The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program is a federally funded program that promotes student excellence and achievement. Each recipient must show promise of continued achievement. This year, 15 students were selected from each congressional district in Kansas for a total of 60 scholars from 227 applicants. Tonganoxie High School had two seniors selected for this honor: Jake Bontrager and Samantha Franiuk.

Dale Dennis Excellence in Education Award

The United School Administrators of Kansas sponsors the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education Award. The purpose of the award is to provide schools the opportunity to recognize a senior for his/her citizenship, service, scholarship and use of common sense. This award was voted on by the Tonganoxie High School faculty. The 2008 recipient is: Ashlee Renee Lohman.

Certificates of Exceptional Academic Performance

The Kansas Department of Education recognizes seniors across the state who have distinguished themselves by achieving a composite score of 32 or above on the ACT Assessment. Those THS graduating seniors are: Jake Bontrager, Samantha Franiuk, Tyler Gurss, Christopher Jordan, Kristen Titterington and Matthew Williams.

Kansas State High School Activities Association Citizenship Award

This is an award made available by the State Activities Association and voted upon by high school faculty on the basis of respect for country; responsibility for improving school and community; and reverence for life. According to the State Guidelines, one girl and one boy are selected for this award. The 2008 recipients are: Amanda Albert and Jake Bontrager.

Kansas State University Math & Science Award

Each year, Kansas State University recognizes the outstanding students in mathematics and science in each graduating class across the state. The students are selected by the mathematics and science departments. The students selected this year are: Jake Bontrager and Kristen Titterington.

President's Volunteer Service Award

The President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country. One of the 2008 seniors is being recognized by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation for her numerous acts of service. The recipient is: Kristen Titterington.

THS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS - 2008

¢ Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship: Gabriel Aaron Belobrajdic.

¢ Beatty Valedictory Award: Jake Steven Bontrager and Kristen Deanna Titterington.

¢ Ryan J. Burke Memorial Scholarship: Kristen Deanna Titterington.

¢ Community National Bank Scholarship: Kaitlyn Marie Saathoff and Laurie Beth Chenoweth.

¢ Don Conrad Scholarship: Allee Elizabeth Smith.

¢ Construction and Related Technologies Scholarship: Wesley James Armstrong IV, Tyson Robert Letourneau, Ryan Alan Stockman and alternate Erick Lee Lowe.

¢ Country Cruisers Scholarship: Matthew Monroe Ditty.

¢ FCA Scholarship: Ashlee Renee Lohman, Elise Elizabeth Drennan and Drew Elliott Scates.

¢ First State Bank Scholarship: Samantha Marie Franiuk, Cally Lynn Owsley, Breanne Michelle Somolik and alternate Christopher Aaron Jordan.

¢ Floyd Freeman Scholarship: Annie Jeane Mills and alternate Kelly D. Holton.

¢ Girls' Letter Club Scholarship: Roxanne Lynn Grizzle and alternate Sarah Ann Flaherty.

¢ J.W. Grinter Memorial Scholarship: Patrick Edward Holton and alternate Shilyn Christena Guthrie.

¢ William "Buck" Knipp Memorial Scholarship: Trey Allen Lohman.

¢ Robert Kolman and Raymond Sutton Memorial Scholarship: Michelle Elaine Lindsay.

¢ Foster Laming Scholarship: Donald Gene Dyster Jr. and Jenna Alyse Nehl.

¢ Margaret Leighty Chapter AT-PEO Scholarship: Christy Ann Weller and alternate Courtenay Elizabeth DeHoff.

¢ Rosalie Lorance Nursing Scholarship: Rebecca Lyn Jacobs.

¢ Marie McDaniel Scholarship: Bailey Anne Bennett and alternate Lydia Lee Thao.

¢ Miller-Peruvian Connection Scholarship: Lindsey Michelle Himpel and Matthew Aaron Williams.

¢ Maureen Mills Memorial Scholarship: Amanda Kathleen Albert.

¢ Bradley Wayne Nickel Memorial Scholarship: Wyatt Wiley Coffin.

Northeast Kansas Superintendents' Scholarship: Morgan Ashley Durkin.

¢ PEO Scholarship (Chapter HS): Raylynn Elizabeth Laster and alternate Kayla Linn Oelschlaeger.

¢ PTA Scholarship: Jessica JoAnne Derzinski, Emily Rose Schenk and alternate Raylynn Elizabeth Laster.

Look for additional scholarship winners in upcoming editions of The Mirror.

¢ Jon Quarles Memorial Scholarship: Ryan Jack Wolfe and alternate Amanda Kathleen Albert.

¢ Ridgway Scholarship: Tracie Linn HIleman and Wallace Monroe Rachford III.

¢ Florence Seeley Riford Academic Scholarship: Jake Steven Bontrager, Ann Lorena Erickson and Tyler Booth Gurss.

¢ Andy Robbins Memorial Scholarship : Elizabeth Ann Baska.

¢ Dollie Scheller Scholarship: Cara Nicole Carlisle and alternate Grant Whitaker Ebbert.

¢ Bill Seymour Scholarship: Samantha Ranae Campbell.

¢ Darlene Sutton Memorial Scholarship: Kathryn Lyn Kolman.

¢ Student Council Scholarship: Shannon Marie Carli, Hannah Marie Herrstrom and Samantha Brooke Schnittger.

¢ Tonganoxie Booster Club Scholarship: Cameron Ray Adcox and Katie Ann Chenoweth.

¢ Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce Business Scholarship: Sara Gene Shockey.

¢ Tonganoxie Civic Club Scholarship: Ashli Marie Koch and Jonathan Preston Lane.

¢ THS Alumni Association Scholarship: Terri Lynn Downs, Justin Eric Moss, Courtenay Elizabeth DeHoff and alternate Patrick Edward Holton.

¢ Jacob Wyrick Memorial Scholarship: Lindsey Danielle Gonser.

¢ Yates & Jones Scholarship: Kayla Renee Beggs and Sarah Lynn Smith.

Other Scholarships and Awards:

The Class of 2008 has been awarded $841,205 in scholarships from outside sources such as colleges, parent employers, etc. that may be used during the next four years.

¢ Cameron Adcox, wrestling scholarship, Dana College.

Amanda Albert, KSU Achievement Award, Kansas State University.

¢ Wes Armstrong, Wyandotte County Farm, Wyandotte Co. Farm Bureau Assoc. Scholarship, Farm Bureau Scholarship, Leav. Co. Farm Bureau.

¢ Elizabeth Baska, Academic Opportunity Scholarship, volleyball scholarship University of Dalllas.

¢ Kayla Beggs, The Jubilee Scholarship, University of St. Mary. ¢ Gabe Belobrajdic, basketball and academic scholarships, Ottawa University.

¢ Bailey Bennett, Farm Bureau Scholarship, Leav. Co. Farm Bureau, Country Cruisers Scholarship, Country Cruisers.

¢ Jake Bontrager, Putnam Scholarship, Kansas State University, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship, Kansas Department of Education.

¢ Shannon Carlin, basketball scholarship, Kansas City Kansas Community College.

¢ Katie Chenoweth, Presidential Scholarship, Kansas City Kansas Community College.

¢ Laurie Chenoweth, Presidential Scholarship, Kansas City Kansas Community College.

¢ Wyatt Coffin, wrestling scholarship, construction scholarship, Ellsworth Community College, Ellsworth, Iowa.

¢ Kyle Cruickshank, Academic Achievement Scholarship, Pittsburg State University, George Wells Scholarship, PSU Psych. & Coun. Dept.

¢ Courtenay DeHoff, Wrangler All-Star Scholarship, Wrangler Corporation, Ariat Scholarship, Ariat Corporation.

¢ Elise Drennan, Timothy Days Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship, Manhattan Christian College.

¢ Donald Dyster, Freshman Achievement Scholarship, University of Kansas.

¢ Grant Ebbert, Academic Scholarship, Pittsburg State University.

¢ Ann Erickson, Freshman Achievement Scholarship, University of Kansas.

¢ Sarah Flaherty, softball scholarship, Butler County Community College.

¢ Samantha Franiuk, Full Presidential Scholarship, volleyball scholarship, Pittsburg State University, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship, Kansas Deptartment of Education.

¢ Kevin Gill Football Scholarship Highland Comm. Col.

Lindsey Gonser 4-H Foundation Scholarship Leav. Co. 4-H Fndat'n

Roxanne Grizzle Track Scholarship Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

Tyler Gurss Summerfield Scholarship Univ. of Kansas

Sch. of Engineer'g Dean's Sch " " "

Electrical Engineering & " "

Comp. Science Sch.

Shilyn Guthrie 4-H Foundation Scholarship Leav. Co. 4-H Fndat'n

Leav. Co. Leadership Sch. Leav. Co. 4-H Council

College Goal Sunday Sch. 2008 College Goal Sunday

Eric Hart Presidential Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Kelly Heike Journalism Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Hannah Herrstrom Volleyball Scholarship Seminole State College

Tracie Hileman Volleyball Scholarship Fort Hays State Univ.

Award of Excellence Art " " "

Hays City Silver Academic " " "

Award

Lindsey Himpel Washburn Leadership Washburn University

Institute Sch.

Academic Scholarship " "

Softball Scholarship " "

Annabelle Morris Memor.Sch. Cushing Memorial Hospital B & J Country Mart Sch. B & J Country Mart

Patrick Holton Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

FFA Alumni Scholarship Tonganoxie FFA Alumni

Built Ford Tough Truck Sch. National FFA Organization

Technology Studies Sch. Fort Hays State University

Rebecca Jacobs General Motors Scholarship General Motors Corporation

Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

Christopher Jordan Foundation Scholarship Kansas State University

Katy Kolman Dean's Scholarship Univ. of St. Mary

Women's Soccer Sch. " "

USM Spire Award " "

Raylynn Laster Hornet Scholarship Emporia State Univ.

General Academic Sch. " "

Brent Lees Presidential Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Tyson Letourneau Knights of Columbus Sch. Knights of Columbus of

Sacred Heart

Ashlee Lohman KSU Acievement Award Kansas State Univ.

1st-in-Class Scholarship " "

Amanda Bixby Scholarship Tonganoxie Ministerial Allianc

Trey Lohman Dept. of Agriculture Sch. Kansas State Univ.

Rabo Agrifinance FFA Sch. Nat. FFA Assoc.

Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

4-H Foundation Scholarship Leav. Co. 4-H Fndat'n

Kansas Jr. Livestock Assoc. KS Jr. Livestock Assoc.

Scholarship

Friendship Valley 4-H Sch. Friendship Valley 4-H Club

New Haven Angus Sch. New Haven Angus Farms

Olivia Lorance Avila Scholarship Avila College

Communication " "

Performance Sch.

Service to Faith Sch. " "

Annie Mills Hornet Scholarship Emporia State Univ.

Justin Moss KSU Activity Scholarship Kansas State Univ.

Amanda Bixby Scholarship Tonganoxie Ministerial Allianc

Josh Nowasell B & J Country Mart Sch. B & J Country Mart

Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

Kayla Oelschlaeger Vocal Music Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Cally Owsley Cheerleading Perf. Award Bethany College

Dance Perf. Award " "

Founder's Plus Scholarship " "

Soccer Perf. Award " "

Megan Pratt Foundation Scholarship Johnson Co. Comm. Col.

Melissa Pratt Softball Scholarship Highland Comm. College

Wally Rachford Presidential Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Kyle Reynolds Leav. Cruisers' Scholarship Leavenworth Cruisers

Kaitlyn Saathoff KSU Achievement Award Kansas State Univ.

Catbacker Scholarship Lawrence Catbacker Assoc

Drew Scates Leadership Scholarship Manhattan Christian College

Emily Schenk Academic Achvmt. Award Pittsburg State Univ.

Alumni Legacy License " "

Plate Scholarship

Richard H. Woolery Sch. " "

Knights of Columbus Sch. Knights of Columbus of

Sacred Heart

Samantha Schnittger Presidential Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Sara Shockey College of Agriculture Sch. Kansas State University

KSU Fairchild Scholarship " "

Sarah Smith K-State Alumni Sch. KSU Alumni Assoc.

Leav. Co. 4-H Leadership Sch. Leav. Co. 4-H Council

KSU Achievement Award Kansas State Univ.

4-H Foundation Scholarship Leav. Co. 4-H Fndat'n

Am. Quarter Horse Fndat'n Am. Quarter Horse Fndat'n

Scholarship

Robert Dole Scholarship Robert Dole Foundation

Breanne Somolik Presidential Scholarship Kansas City KS Comm. Col.

Ryan Stockman KSU Leadership Scholarship Kansas State Univ.

Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

Kristen Titterington Ingman Distinguished Southwest Baptist Univ.

Scholar Award

B & J Country Mart Sch. B & J Country Mart

Foundation Scholarship Kansas/Nebraska Southern

Baptist Foundation

4-H Foundation Scholarship Leav. Co. 4-H Fndat'n

Brittany Watson Dance Team Johnson Co. Comm. Col.

Christy Weller Academic Scholarship Emporia State University

Track Scholarship " " "

Matthew Williams SELF Engineering Fellowship Univ. of Kansas

Summerfield Scholarship " " "

Sch. of Engineer'g Dean's Sch " " "

Aerospace Departmental Sch. " " "

Exec. Women's Internat'l Sch.-----Kansas City EWI Chapter

Kansas 4-H Extention Step Kansas 4-H Foundation

Ahead Scholarship

Kiwanis 4-H Scholarship Kansas 4-H Foundation

Lions Club Leadership Kansas 4-H Foundation

4-H Scholarship

I.N. & Irene Hart Memorial Kansas 4-H Foundation

4-H Scholarship

Dion Fezell Memorial Kansas 4-H Foundation

4-H Scholarship

Jim Lawson Memorial Kansas 4-H Foundation

4-H Scholarship

General Motors 4-H Sch. Kansas 4-H Foundation

Ryan Wolfe School of Fine Arts Sch. Univ. of Kansas

KU Athletic Band Sch. " "

Leav. Co. Farm Bureau Sch Leav. Co. Farm Bureau

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