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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Scholarship award winners

  • Several scholarship award winners were announced during Wellington High School's graduation ceremonies Sunday.
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  • WELLINGTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
    SCHOLARSHIPS 2014
    THE LOOFBOURROW EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established by Marvel Loofbourrow.  The awards are based on moral character, scholastic achievement and economic need and are available to deserving graduating students of the accredited high schools of Sumner County. This year’s recipient from Wellington High School is:  BEN DEJARNETT AND HOLLY WRIGHT.
     
    THE STEWART CHARITABLE TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS were established by Trustees, Linda B. and John T. Stewart III and are given to seniors who rank high in scholarship, leadership and citizenship, both in and out of the classroom. The recipients for 2014 are: CONNOR CHURCH AND GRACIE DEFORE.
     
    THE SICILY EVELYN ZEKA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established to recognize Sicily’s valiant fight against pediatric cancer.  It is awarded to a student who intends to pursue a career in the medical field.  This year’s recipient is: ABIGAIL MCCOMB.
     
    THE ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university or junior college.  Consideration is given to citizenship, academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipient.  The award goes to: HOUSTON SOBER.
     
    MR. AND MRS. A.L. CHASE EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established by A.L. Chase, former Justice of the Peace of Wellington.  The awards are based primarily on scholastic achievement and are available to deserving graduating seniors of the accredited high schools of Sumner County. This year’s recipient from Wellington High School is: KATIE ROSENTHAL AND MEGAN SINGLETON.
     
    THE SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his/her education in the healthcare field.  The scholarship funds were raised through a purse auction fundraiser held at the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Ladies’ Night Out event.  Through a collaboration of community organizations and the support of local businesses and individuals this scholarship is made possible.  This year’s recipient is:  JERROD HUCK.
     
    THE LENA M. RUSH SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to graduating Wellington High School Seniors who have demonstrated good citizenship and the scholastic ability to perform the requirements of a college or university education endeavor.  This year’s recipients are; CHANCE HAIN, ASHLEIGH HUCK AND NATASHA SMITH.
     
    THE CHRIS GLAMANN SCHOLARSHIP is given to a deserving senior to further his or her education.  This year’s recipient is: DAMION REYES,
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    THE WELLINGTON LIONS CLUB annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who is average or above average academically and above average in citizenship and who intends to further their education at the school of their choice.  This year’s recipient is: WILLIAM STALEY
     
    THE DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university, junior college or vocational/technical school. Consideration is given to academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipients. The 2014 recipients are: HALEY HORNING AND TREVOR MIRT.
     
    THE FRENCH SCHOLARSHIP FUND, created over fifty years ago by the late Mrs. Cora B. French, is awarded alternately to a boy or girl. This year the scholarship goes to: MADISON FOSTER
     
    THE JEFF BEVAN SCHOLARSHIP has been established in memory of Jeff Bevan who graduated in 1993.  Reflections on Jeff’s life teach us the importance of friendship, hard work, and perseverance.  This year’s scholarship recipient is: JACOB MOSER.
     
    THE WELLINGTON CHAMBER AMBASSADORS Scholarship is given this year by the Chamber Ambassadors. The award was based on student’s volunteerism work with community and school and strong moral character.  This year’s recipient is: JAEDYN LEDESMA.
     
    THE W.H. SCHWINN AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually. This year the American Legion award goes to: BAYLEE GREENHALGH.
     
    This year THE KENNETH C. LARIMORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, endowed by member of the Larimore family and friends, goes to:  CONNOR BURDEN
     
    THE FLORA E. AND BASIL MARTIN AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP is given in their memory to a student who intends to further his or her education at a college of their choice or to a Vocational School that would result in a licensed trade.  This year’s recipient is: KENNETH CHAYSE EASTERLY.
     
    THE WOMEN’S AUXILIARY OF AMERICAN LEGION UNIT # 90 SCHOLARSHIP is being awarded to a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university, junior college or vocational/technical school. The award is based on moral character, scholastic achievement and leadership both in and outside the classroom. The recipient for 2014 is: MICAH ROGERS.
     
    THE FLOSSIE KOONTZ SCHOLARSHIP is given this year to a deserving senior. This year’s recipient is: TAYLON LAMKIN.
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    Gladys Clark was the Home Economics teacher at Wellington High School from 1967-1977.  She believed in education, hard work and determination and the results achievable from young people willing to combine the three.  This memorial scholarship established in her name through the generosity of family, friends and former students is awarded to just such a student who is especially interested in teaching or related field.  This year we are pleased to give two students the GLADYS CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: SKYLAN STEPHENS AND DERRICK YODER.
     
    THE DUSTIN WILEY SCHOLARSHIP fund is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a junior college or technical school.  This year’s recipient is: KYLE ROBERTS.
     
    THE BRAYDEN POPPLEWELL SCHOLARSHIP fund is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university or junior college.  Consideration is given to citizenship, academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipient.  This year’s recipient is: JADEN DEJARNETT.
     
    THE JERRY WILEY LAW ENFORCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established in his memory as he dedicated his life to law enforcement.  This scholarship is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education in law or criminal justice. Consideration is given to a deserving senior who shows both leadership and citizenship.  This year’s recipient is: TRISTTON TRACY.
     
    THE PAM MEYER SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF THE NATIONAL DEPRESSION GLASS ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL DEPRESSION GLASS MUSEUM is awarded to assist a senior student in furthering his/her education.  The scholarship funds were raised through a portion of the admission price at the annual glass convention held in Wellington.  Through a collaboration of depression glass associations and the support of everyone who were a part of the convention, the scholarship is made possible.  This year’s recipient is: JOSEF RAMIREZ.
     
    THE G.J. ROBERTS, ALICE ROBERTS AND ROBERT H. ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP, created by the late Mrs. Alice Roberts, is given annually to a senior girl or boy who ranks high in scholarship and citizenship.  The recipient is: SHELBY HAMEL.
     
    The REINECKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP with support of the class of 1962 is being awarded in memory of Harold, Virginia and Patty Reinecker in honor and recognition of their combined 104 years of service and dedication as classroom teachers. We are proud to honor two students this year: MERIDITH DAY AND AVERY LEWELLEN.
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    LELA COBB SCHOLARSHIP was established for a graduate from Wellington High School. This scholarship is given to a graduate who secures a college education based on financial need, scholastic record and general aptitude. The recipient is: PARKER DAUGHERTY.
     
    THE DICK AND ALICE WILSON SCHOLARSHIP is given to a deserving senior to further his or her education.  This year’s recipient is: PAYTON BAKER.

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