Business college ceremony recognizes award winners

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About $285,500 in financial assistance -- scholarships and graduate fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year -- were awarded at the annual scholarship award ceremony of Fort Hays State University's College of Business and Entrepreneurship on April 30.

About 300 donors, students, parents and faculty attended the April 30 ceremony. Awards included 169 scholarships to 134 students amounting to roughly $159,500 and 18 full-time graduate fellowships totaling about $126,000, an average value of $7,000 each.

Scholarship winners are listed by hometown. Each student's listing includes the scholarship and the amount and, where the information is available, the student's graduating high school.

Anthony: Michael Stainbrook, a junior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship and a $700 Matthew Schamberger Memorial Scholarship. Stainbrook is a Chaparral High School graduate.

Aspers, Pa.: Dan Barker, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship in China.

Augusta: Madison Macari, a sophomore majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $1,000 Verlin and Elaine Pfannenstiel Scholarship. Macari is an Augusta High School graduate.

Bazine: Bryanda Martinez-Levario, a senior majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Martinez-Levario is a Western Plains High School graduate.

Beloit: Jase Sporleder, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship.

Bennington: Cameron Stanley, a junior majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Stanley is a Bennington High School graduate.
Madison Wolf, a junior majoring in marketing, received a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. Wolf is a Bennington High School graduate.

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Don Phillip, a sophomore majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship.

Bucklin: Colt Petty, a junior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Petty is a Bucklin High School graduate.

Cheney: Alexis Henning, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $500 William C. and Carolyn Miller Scholarship. Henning is a Goddard High School graduate.

Claflin: Aubrey Kempke, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Cole J. Engel Accounting Scholarship and a $1,000 Kennedy & Coe Accounting Scholarship. Kempke is a Claflin High School graduate.

Colby: Haley Stickel, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $2,250 Kansas Society of CPAs Undergraduate Accounting Scholarship and a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship. Stickel is a Colby High School graduate.
Brandon Taylor, a senior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship. Taylor is a Kiowa County High School graduate.

Colwich: Anna Gerber, a sophomore majoring in business education, received a $1,000 Koch Discovery Scholarship. Gerber is a Bishop Carroll High School graduate.

Derby: Broque Short, a fall 2015 freshman majoring in accounting, received a $2,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Achievement Award. Short is a Derby High School graduate.

Dighton: Morgan Lawrence, a senior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship. Lawrence is a Dighton High School graduate.

Dodge City: Luis Montelongo, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Montelongo is a Dodge City High School graduate.
Saul Sanchez, an M.B.A. student majoring in business administration, received a $4,000 Schwaller Entrepreneurship Scholarship, a $500 Deana G. Elston-Rupp Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship.

Douglass: Amanda Bailey, a junior majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $500 William C. and Carolyn Miller Scholarship. Bailey is a Wellington High School graduate.

Edgar, Neb.: Austin Nacke, a sophomore majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Nacke is a Sandy Creek High School graduate.

El Dorado: Trent Schneweis, a sophomore majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Schneweis is an El Dorado High School graduate.

Ellinwood: Chelsea Churchill, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $500 Ruthetta Krause Scholarship. Churchill is an Ellinwood High School graduate.

Ellis: Shelby Hollern, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Brungardt Hower Ward Elliott & Pfeifer Accounting Scholarship, a $575 Arthur E. Andersen Scholarship and a $500 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Hollern is an Ellis High School graduate.

Eskridge: Sami Logan, majoring in business education, received a $500 Business Education Teacher Licensure Scholarship and a $500 Tyler Thompson & Jessica Tormey World Ready Business Education Scholarship. Logan is an Eskridge High School graduate.

Evans, Colo.: Morgen Pitts, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship and a $1,000 Insurance Planning Scholarship. Pitts is a Liberal High School graduate.

Fort Collins, Colo.: Taylor Mares, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 William E. Lusk Scholarship. Mares is a Rocky Mountain High School graduate.

Frankfort: Jenna Maas, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 William E. Lusk Scholarship, a $1,000 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship and a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship. Maas is a Frankfort High School graduate.

Freeman, Mo.: Deona Sherrill, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 William C. and Carolyn Miller Scholarship. Sherrill is a Heritage Christian Academy graduate.

Galena: Dorris Adams-Scott, a senior majoring in management, received a $500 Emprise Bank Management Scholarship and a $500 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Adams-Scott is a Galena High School graduate.

Garden City: Ulises Gonzalez, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship and a $1,000 Insurance Planning Scholarship. Gonzalez is a Garden City High School graduate.

Gardner: Garrett Mullins, a sophomore majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Mullins is a Gardner-Edgerton High School graduate.

Garfield: Paul Kirkwood, a junior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Jack and Peggy Heather Scholarship. Kirkwood is a Kinsley High School graduate.

Gem: Rilee Spresser, a senior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship. Spresser is a Golden Plains High School graduate.

Goodland: Sloan Ruhs, a senior majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship and a $500 Kansas I-70 Association Tourism and Hospitality Scholarship. Ruhs is a Goodland High School graduate.

Great Bend: Matthew Bruner, a freshman majoring in accounting, received a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship. Bruner is a Great Bend High School graduate.
Chasity Farr, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Farr is a Great Bend High School graduate.
Jordan Klima, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $4,500 Jack and Peggy McCullick Scholarship. Klima is a Hoisington High School graduate.
Peter Marston, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Brungardt Hower Ward Elliott & Pfeifer Accounting Scholarship. Marston is a Great Bend High School graduate.
Adam Neeland, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship. Neeland is a Great Bend High School graduate.
Miles Orth, a senior majoring in finance, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship. Orth is a Great Bend High School graduate.

Hays: Zachary Binder, a junior majoring in finance, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship, a $1,000 Emprise Bank/Norman and Ann Jeter Scholarship, a $1,000 Kansas Farm Credit Services Scholarship and a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship. Binder is a Hays High School graduate.
Johnae Blackmon, a junior majoring in marketing, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship and a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. Blackmon is a Hays High School graduate.
Shelby Dinkel, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship. Dinkel is a Hays High School graduate.
Derek Erbert, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship. Erbert is a Hays High School graduate.
Tandra Johnson, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Adams Brown Beran & Ball Accounting Scholarship, a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship and a $650 Dr. and Mrs. M.J. Little Accounting Scholarship. Johnson is a Hays High School graduate.
Achilles Katende, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship.
Austin Knoll, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Brungardt Hower Ward Elliott & Pfeifer Accounting Scholarship and a $500 Kennedy & Coe Accounting Scholarship. Knoll is a Hays High School graduate.
Michaela Kuhn, a junior majoring in finance, received a $500 Andrew and Jenna Dempewolf Finance Scholarship. Kuhn is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.
Emily Leiker, a junior majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $550 Northwest Kansas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship and a $250 Kansas I-70 Association Tourism and Hospitality Scholarship. Leiker is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.
Quan Nguyen, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Kennedy & Coe Accounting Scholarship. Nguyen is a La Crosse High School graduate.
Drew O'Brien, a junior majoring in marketing, received a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. O'Brien is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.
Nancy Patel, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship.
Alexis Pfannenstiel, a junior majoring in business education, received a $500 Business Education Corporate Communication Scholarship. Pfannenstiel is a Hays High School graduate.
Preston Ryan, a junior majoring in physics, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship. Ryan is a Hays High School graduate.
Adam Schibi, a freshman majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship and a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship. Schibi is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.
Pierce Schippers, a senior majoring in finance, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship and a $500 Emprise Bank Scholarship. Schippers is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.
Mark Schneweis, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Schneweis is a Hays High School graduate.
Kiera Schwarz, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $700 Commerce Bank Scholarship. Schwarz is a Hays High School graduate.
Christopher Simmons, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship.
Jacob Taylor, a senior majoring in accounting and management, received a $1,125 BKD Accounting Scholarship, a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship and a $1,000 Kennedy & Coe Accounting Scholarship. Taylor is a Hays High School graduate.
Tyler Wooldridge, a junior majoring in finance, received a $3,000 Frank Sullivan Financial Planning Scholarship and a $750 David L. Meckenstock Financial Planning Scholarship. Wooldridge is a Hays High School graduate.
Corinne Ziegler, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $700 Cecil Jr. and Betty E. Calvert Endowed Business Scholarship. Ziegler is a Hays High School graduate.
Chloe Zimmerman, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship, a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship and a $300 Dr. George Wall Accounting Scholarship. Zimmerman is a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate.

Highlands Ranch, Colo.: Ryan Ross, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 Jack and Peggy Heather Scholarship and a $100 H. Keith & Esther Megill Scholarship. Ross is a Thunderridge High School graduate.
Lauren Solzman, a sophomore majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. Solzman is a Thunderridge High School graduate.

Holcomb: Sarah Hill, a junior majoring in business education, received a $500 Business Education Training & Development Scholarship. Hill is a Holcomb High School graduate.

Holton: Baillie Dunn, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship and a $500 Ruthetta Krause Scholarship. Dunn is a Jackson Heights High School graduate.
Austin Hillrichs, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Scott and Rita Harmon Scholarship. Hillrichs is a Jackson Heights High School graduate.

Jacksonville, Fla.: Carly Weeks , a sophomore majoring in management, received a $700 Commerce Bank Management and Marketing Scholarship.

Junction City: Ray Turner, majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship. Turner is a Belmont College Prep School graduate.

Kansas City, Kan.: Vilma Maldonado, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship and a $700 Commerce Bank Management and Marketing Scholarship. Maldonado is a Bishop Ward High School graduate.
Samantha Morrissey, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Verlin and Elaine Pfannenstiel Scholarship. Morrissey is a Bishop Ward High School graduate.

Kingman: Jessica Duhon, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Duhon is a Kingman High School graduate.

La Crosse: Dylan Engel, a junior majoring in management, received a $500 Emprise Bank Management Scholarship. Engel is a La Crosse High School graduate.

Lakewood, Colo.: Gabrielle Makatura, a junior majoring in international business, received a $1,000 Bank of Hays Rev. William Miller Memorial Scholarship. Makatura is a Green Mountain High School graduate.

Larned: Reagan Quick, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a $1,250 Lewis, Hooper and Dick LLC Accounting Scholarship. Quick is a Larned High School graduate.

Lawrenceville, Ga.: Amadou Berete, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship in China.

Limon, Colo.: Ashley O'Dwyer, a junior majoring in finance, received a $1,800 Peier Family Scholarship. O'Dwyer is a Limon High School graduate.

Lucas: Darissa Spears, a senior majoring in management, received a $550 Northwest Kansas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship. Spears is a Wilson High School graduate.

Macksville: Adam Oak, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 L&S Kohlmeier Scholarship. Oak is a Macksville High School graduate.

McDonald: Jose Ponce, a junior majoring in marketing, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship and a $1,000 Koch Discovery Scholarship. Ponce is a Cheylin High School graduate.

McPherson: Brooke Michael, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship. Michael is a Brewster High School graduate.
Nikolous Rempe, an M.B.A. student, received a $2,500 Kansas Society of CPAs Graduate Accounting Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship. Rempe is a McPherson High School graduate.
Terry Vickroy, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,500 Jack and Peggy Heather Scholarship. Vickroy is a McPherson High School graduate.

Mission: Jason Foster, a senior majoring in finance, received a $1,000 Darrell Seibel Family and Edward Jones Investments Scholarship. Foster is a Shawnee Mission North High School graduate.

Ness City: Matthew Frank, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a $5,000 Farmer Family Excellence Scholarship. Frank is a Ness City High School graduate.

North Platte, Neb.: Luke Wright, a junior majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Wright is a North Platte High School graduate.

Norwich: Bailey Poe, a sophomore majoring in accounting, received a William E. Lusk Semester Tuition Scholarship, a $500 Accounting Departmental Scholarship and a $500 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Poe is a Norwich High School graduate.

Oakley: Brittany Ellegood, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Ellegood is an Oakley High School graduate.

Omaha, Neb.: Kristine Tippin, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Tippin is a Northwest High School graduate.

Osborne: Andrea Langley, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship. Langley is a Shanghai American School graduate.

Overland Park: Shannon Elliott, a senior majoring in management information systems, received a $500 MIS Faculty Scholarship.

Park: Derek Day, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Day is a Victoria High School graduate.

Pawnee Rock: Loretta Lauer, a senior majoring in human resource management, received a $300 Jerry L. Kaempfe Memorial Scholarship.

Phillipsburg: Kelly Grismore, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Grismore is an Alma High School graduate.

Pierceville: Christina Wyatt, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,250 Lewis, Hooper and Dick LLC Accounting Scholarship.

Plainville: Bryan Brungardt, a senior majoring in management, received a $500 Robert S. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship. Brungardt is a Plainville High School graduate.

Quinter: Brooke Flax, a junior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship, a $1,000 High Plains Farm Credit Scholarship and a $1,000 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Flax is a Quinter High School graduate.

Russell: Savanna Huff, a sophomore majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Huff is a Russell High School graduate.

Salina: Joel Anderson, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship. Anderson is an Ell-Saline High School graduate.
Larry Billinger, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship in China. Billinger is a Sacred Heart High School graduate.

San Diego, Calif.: Jason Hardy, a senior majoring in management information systems, received a $500 Jack Logan Scholarship. Hardy is an El Toro High School graduate.

Sandy, Utah: Lynn Mellor, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship in China.
Carrie Park, a junior majoring in human resource management, received a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. Park is a Cottonwood High School graduate.

Stockton: Emily Barnett, an M.B.A. student, received a $1,000 Creta Lois Sproul Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship in China. Barnett is a Stockton High School graduate.
Caleb Kriley, an M.B.A. student, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Graduate Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship in China. Kriley is a Stockton High School graduate.
Scott Voss, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Voss is a Stockton High School graduate.

Sublette: Gabriela Trejo, an M.B.A. student, received a $1,000 Adams Brown Beran & Ball Accounting Scholarship, a $1,000 Mapes & Miller Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship. Trejo is a Sublette High School graduate.

Tijeras, N.M.: Grant Storey, a sophomore majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $500 Management and Marketing Departmental Scholarship. Storey is a Hope Christian School graduate.

Topeka: Jennifer Brownlow, a junior majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Brownlow is a Cair Paravel-Latin School graduate.
Shaneatra Jones, a junior majoring in management, received a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship. Jones is an Excel High School graduate.
Alexander Schmidtberger, a junior majoring in finance, received a $700 Commerce Bank Scholarship. Schmidtberger is a Hayden High School graduate.

Towner, Colo.: Mikayla Schmidt, a senior majoring in finance, received a $500 Economics and Finance Departmental Scholarship. Schmidt is a Plainview High School graduate.

Udall: Abigail Mettling, a senior majoring in marketing, received a $500 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship. Mettling is a Udall High School graduate.

Valley Center: Brooke Faulhaber, a fall 2015 freshman majoring in finance, received a $2,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Achievement Award. Faulhaber is a Valley Center High School graduate.
David Ortiz, a freshman majoring in accounting, received a William E. Lusk Semester Tuition Scholarship. Ortiz is a Valley Center High School graduate.

Victoria: Logan Harmon, a freshman majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Harmon is a Kapaun Mount Carmel High School graduate.
Cody Scheck, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Adams Brown Beran & Ball Accounting Scholarship, a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship, a $1,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarship, a $1,000 Lindberg Vogel Scholarship and a graduate teaching assistantship. Scheck is a Victoria High School graduate.
Falynn Wasinger, an M.B.A. student, received a graduate teaching assistantship. Wasinger is a Victoria High School graduate.

Walsh, Colo.: James Kelly, a senior majoring in marketing, received a $700 Commerce Bank Management and Marketing Scholarship. Kelly is an Elkhart High School graduate.

Waterville: Megan Martin, a junior majoring in business education, received a $1,000 William Berl Lenz Jr. Scholarship. Martin is a Valley Heights High School graduate.

Wichita: Matthew Alliman, a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship and a $500 AT&T Foundation INT Scholarship. Alliman is a Wichita North High School graduate.
Emily Dreher, a junior majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Dreher is an Arkansas City High School graduate.
Julia Fletcher, a senior majoring in marketing, received a $1,000 Robert S. and Elizabeth W. Armstrong Scholarship.
Steven Grimstead, a junior majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Co. Scholarship and a $500 Ruthetta Krause Scholarship.
Sarah Hogan, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $1,000 Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship, a $650 Dr. and Mrs. M.J. Little Accounting Scholarship, a $575 Arthur E. Andersen Scholarship and a $500 Leonard and Ethel Thompson Scholarship. Hogan is a Kapaun Mount Carmel High School graduate.
Richard Kerr, a sophomore majoring in information networking and telecommunications, received a $1,500 Jack and Peggy Heather Scholarship, a $1,000 Insurance Planning Scholarship and a $650 Jeanne Lambert Memorial Fund Scholarship. Kerr is a Bishop Carroll High School graduate.
Jason Lewis, a sophomore majoring in management information systems, received a $1,000 Insurance Planning Power of One Scholarship. Lewis is an Emporia Senior High School graduate.
Morgan McDonald, a fall 2015 freshman majoring in human resource management, received a $2,000 College of Business and Entrepreneurship Achievement Award. McDonald is a Valley Center High School graduate.
Jonathan Piszczek, a senior majoring in accounting, received a $1,125 BKD Accounting Scholarship, a $950 John Garwood Scholarship and a $750 John and Nancy Francis Scholarship. Piszczek is a Kapaun Mount Carmel High School graduate.
Christopher Turner, a senior majoring in management information systems, received a $500 MIS Faculty Scholarship. Turner is a Haysville Alternative High School graduate.

Wiley, Colo.: Maggie Schneider, a junior majoring in tourism and hospitality management, received a $250 Kansas I-70 Association Tourism and Hospitality Scholarship. Schneider is a Wiley High School graduate.

Winfield: Matthew McWithey, a senior majoring in finance, received a $5,000 Farmer Family Excellence Scholarship. McWithey is a Winfield High School graduate.

Xinzheng, China: Bingbing "Isabella" Bai received a graduate teaching assistantship.



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