Senior Plans
Senior Scholarships/Future Plans Announced
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2020
Seniors Scholarships Announced at Awards

As part of the Golden Plains Virtual Awards on May 5, counselor Chris Lee announced which scholarships seniors had received thus far with the expectation that some scholarships students applied for have yet to be awarded.  He also announced what each student’s post secondary plan is at this time.

Taryn Fleckenstein plans to attend Fort Hays State University to major in Nursing.  Taryn has a full-ride scholarship for 4 years through the Rudd Foundation, which is worth approximately $70,000.   Before she learned she was one of 30 Rudd winners she had earned a $4000 Hansen Student Scholarship, that is renewable one year, and a $2100 Pete Henry Scholarship.  Finally, FHSU awarded her $2750 Victor E scholarship and a $1000 Ralph and Lucille Hunter Scholarship, which is renewable for four years.

Malilah Green plans to attend North Central Technical College in Hays and major in Nursing.  She has earned the Dane Hansen Student Scholarship, which is $4,000 and renewable one year.  She also won a $2500 Pete Henry Scholarship, a $1000 Scholarship from the Hoxie Masonic Lodge for the GP essay contest, a $500 Red Hair Scholarship, and a Black Horse Regiment of Vietnam scholarship of an amount to be determined.  Locally, Malilah was one of 2 students to win a $125 Red Cross Blood Drive Scholarship.

Karla Hernandez-Lopez plans to attend Northwest Kansas Technnical College and study Cosmetology.  She will be able to use her $2500 Pete Henry VT Scholarship there.

Zoey Hillis plans to go to Pratt Community College where she will study Criminal Justice and play volleyball.  Zoey has earned a Books/Tuition Scholarship from Pratt for volleyball, as well as a $1400 Pete Henry Scholarship, and a $500 Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarship co-sponsored by the Colby Lodge.  Locally, Zoey was one of 2 students to win a $125 Red Cross Blood Drive Scholarship.

Flint Hodge will be going to Fort Jackson soon for basic training.  Flint will eventually be trained in financial management in the United States Army.

Jaime Infante plans to attend Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland to study Carpentry.  He has a $2500 Pete Henry VT Scholarship to use there.

Jaiden Koerperich plans to attend North Central Kansas Technical College in Hays to major in Nursing.  Jaiden has earned a $4000 Hansen Career/Technical Scholarship, which is renewable for a second year.  Jaiden was one of three area students to get a larger $3500 Pete Henry VT Scholarship, and a $500 Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarship co-sponsored by the Hoxie Lodge.

Rileigh Korte plans to attend Colby Community College to study animal health, and has a $2500 Pete Henry VT Scholarship.

Colby Lathrop plans to attend Northwest Kansas Technical College and major in Carpentry.   He received a $2500 Pete Henry VT School scholarship.

Mabel Lugo-Martinez plans to attend either Washburn University or Bethel College to major in Athletic Training.  She has earned a $4000 Hansen Scholarship that is renewable for a second year.  She has also earned a $1000 Pete Henry Scholarship.  If she attends Bethel, she will also have a $5,000 academic scholarship, a $5,000 volleyball scholarship, and a $3,000 Bethel College grant.

Darrin McCurdy plans to pursue a career in the technology field.  He earned a $1000 Pete Henry Scholarship that he can use next year for schooling.

Austin Patmon plans to attend Colby Community College and to major in Farm and Ranch Management.  Austin was awarded a $4000 Hansen Foundation Career/Technical Education Scholarship that is renewable, a $2500

Pete Henry Foundation VT Scholarship, a $250 Frontier Ag scholarship that can be renewed 3 semesters, a $500 Kansas Masonic Foundation cosponsored by the Hoxie Lodge, and two scholarships from CCC--the Ralph Jones Scholarship is for $400.00, while the Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship is for $500.

Karrington Schaben plans to attend Colby Community College to major in Nursing.  Locally, Karri was the winner of the $500 Jerry Childs Scholarship.  Karri has earned a Hansen Career/Technical scholarship for $4000 that is renewable for a second year, a $2100 Pete Henry Scholarship, a $500 Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarship cosponsored by the Hoxie Lodge, and two scholarships from CCC--the Accelerated Tuition Grant is good for $2500, while the ACT Admissions scholarship is for $400.

Karlissa Shepherd plans to attend  North Central Kansas Technical College in Hays to study Nursing.  She has earned a $1400 Pete Henry Scholarship she can use there.

Emily Stoltz plans to attend North Central Kansas Technical College in Hays to study Nursing.

Candace Taylor plans to attend Colby Community College to complete her general education requirements.  Candace has earned a $2800 Pete Henry scholarship as well as a $500 Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarship co-sponsored by the Hoxie Lodge.  Locally she also won the $500 Hazel Kirschner Scholarship.  Candace will also get several scholarships from CCC, including a $600 Admissions/ACT scholarship, a $500 early-bird enrollment scholarship, and a $900 Vocal Scholarship.  She auditioned for a band scholarship and interviewed for the Presidential scholarship.

Harley Weese plans to attend Northwest Oklahoma State University in Alva to study Criminal Justice.  He is receiving a scholarship to play baseball.

Joseph Yanez-Perez plans to attend Garden City Community College in the general education program.  Joseph earned a $2200 Pete Henry Scholarship and a $700 Deans Scholarship from GCCC.