The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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May 20, 2011

Students earn awards at annual CHS convocation

CLINTON — Clinton High School’s class of 2011 local scholarships, awards, 3.0 recipients for 2010-2011 and their plans for next year are listed below. The information is provided by students and the list may be incomplete due to pending scholarships and awards.

Rahul Aggarwal, Washington University in St. Louis — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Governors’ Schola; Principal’s Leadership Award; National Association of Student Councils Certified Leader; National Honor Society Scholarship Nominee; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Academics; U.S. Marine Corp. Scholastic Excellence Award; Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, School Winner; Kwik Trip, Inc. Community Scholarship; Lillian V. Olson Scholarship; American Citizenship Award.

Matthew Barrick, Augustana College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Humanities; Clinton County Community Development Scholarship; Clinton Rotary Club Scholarship; Augustana College Presidential Scholarship; Augustana College Cultural Diversity Award; Augustana College Trustee Award; Augustana College Travel Scholarship.

Jocelyn Beleutz, Luther College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Luther College Regent Scholarship; Luther College Weston Noble Instrumental Music Scholarship; Luther College Music Lesson Scholarship.

Jordan Berry, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent.

Derrick Bertram, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; National Honor Society Scholarship Nominee; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Young Journalist; Footlight Friends Drama/Speech Scholarship; University of Northern Iowa Distinguished Scholar Award; University of Northern Iowa Theatre Department Scholarship; Harold W. Weber Award.

Christie Bjornsen, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics-EMS — 3.0 Club, three years; Paramedic Training Program.

Joshua Block, Scott Community College — 3.0 Club, one year.    

Sierra Bousman, Kirkwood Community College — Clinton County Community Development Scholarship; Tom McLaughlin/Larry Witt Memorial Bowling Scholarship.

John Bray, Cornell College — 3.0 Club, three years.

Chelsea Brown, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, two years; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Vocational Education; Ashford University Provost’s Scholarship.

Courtney Camp, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Brandon Clark, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, three years.

Allison Cruthis, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years.

Deana Cunningham, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, one year; Margaret Davis History Scholarship; Trudy Proehl Memorial Scholarship.

Zachery Davis, Clinton Community College — Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Archer Daniels Midland Scholarship.

Ryan Divarco, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, one year.

Adam Driscoll, Des Moines Area Community College  —  3.0 Club, one year.

Phong Duong, Drake University  —  3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; National Honor Society Scholarship Nominee; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Young Journalist; A. H. Dall Scholarship; Emil E. Johannsen Scholarship; Martha Seeser Verfaillie Memorial Scholarship; Clinton High School PTSA Scholarship; Clinton Firefighter’s Local 609, Ben Jess Memorial Scholarship; Drake University Presidential Scholar; American Citizenship Award.

Jason Eads, Scott Community College — Jeffery R. Yaddof Auto-Mechanic Scholarship.

Amber Elkins, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, one year; Tom McLaughlin/Larry Witt Memorial Bowling Scholarship; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship.

Lauren Fletcher, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Ashford University Provost’s Scholarship.

Cara Franzen, Ashford University — Ashford University Provost’s Scholarship.

Keyahna Galloway, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years.

Ronald Genco III, Luther College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Luther College Larson’s Presidential Scholarship; Luther College Diversity Scholarship; Bernie Saggau Award.

Ashley Geronzin, DePaul University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent.

Samantha Geronzin, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, one year; Clinton County Community Development Scholarship; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship.

Hannah Gettes, Central College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Central College Presidential Scholarship; Central College Trustee Scholarship; Central College Theatre Scholarship; Central College Fund Scholarship.

Sean Goddard, U. S. Air Force — 3.0 Club, two years.

Christine Gosnell, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Iowa State University Bill D. Lamb Scholarship; Iowa State University Rex Beresford Scholarship; Iowa State University Academic Recognition Award.

Kelsee Griswold, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; First Gateway Credit Union Scholarship; Martha Seeser Verfaillie Memorial Scholarship; Dan Boardsen Memorial Scholarship; Emil E. Johannsen Scholarship; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Haley Gruhn, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, one year; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship; Ashford University Athletic Scholarship, Volleyball.

Quinn Gunderson, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years.

Yvonne Haan, Hawkeye Community College — Trade, Technical and Industrial Scholarship.

Cassandra Hamstra, Clinton Community College — Edward O. Anderson Memorial Scholarship; Clinton Riverboat Days Dave Golden Memorial Scholarship.

Leisha Harris, Ashford University — Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship.

Audrey Hayes, Mount Mercy University — 3.0 Club, four years.

Patrick Hess, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Math/The Sciences; U. S. Air Force Math and Science Award; Better Business Bureau; Student of Integrity, Honorable Mention; Kevin J. Sorensen Memorial Scholarship; Iowa State University Academic Excellence Scholarship; Iowa State University Engineering Scholarship; American Citizenship Award; William T. Holmstrom Memorial Award.

Gabrielle Hoffman, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Alex Hovey, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Keli Ilg, Northeast Iowa Community College — 3.0 Club, two years; U.S. Marine Corp. “Semper Fidelis” Award for Music Excellence.

Ebony Jackson, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; University of Northern Iowa Multicultural Scholar Award.

Tiera Johnson, Viterbo University — 3.0 Club, two years.

Brionna Kelley, University of North Texas — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Humanities.

Maria Kelly, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Emil E. Johannsen Scholarship; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. Women of Excellence Award.

Taylor Koch, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, four years.

Allyson Kraft, Western Illinois University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent.

Melissa Kremer, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, three years; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship; Ashford University Bowling Scholarship.

Logan Kruse, Augustana College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Math/The Sciences; Augustana College Presidential Scholarship.

Becca Kunz, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

George Lemke, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years.

Daylan Ludemann, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, two years; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship.

Chelsea Manikowski, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, four years; Clinton Community Paraeducator Scholarship.

Sarah Marston, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Martha Seeser Verfaillie Memorial Scholarship; Emil E. Johannsen Scholarship; Grace I. and Mary E. Disbrow Scholarship; University of Northern Iowa Distinguished Scholar Award; University of Northern Iowa Education Department Scholarship; University of Northern Iowa Hugh F. Seabury Scholarship.

Laura Mataya, U. S. Air Force — 3.0 Club, three years.

Paige McDonnell, Knox College — 3.0 Club, two years; Knox College Founder’s Scholarship; Knox College Grant.

Bilal Mehmood, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; University of Iowa Old Gold Scholarship; University of Iowa Tuition Scholarship.

Courtney Melvin, Ashford University — Ashford University Dean’s List Scholarship.

Jeremy Miller, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Paola Moreno, Clinton Community College — Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Alan D. Marshall Memorial Scholarship; Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Dr. Ahmen Taha Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

Sierra Morhardt, Ashford University — Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Matthew Morrow, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, two years.

BreAnna Mussmann, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, three years.

Kyle Norman, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; President’s Award for Educational Excellence.

Daniel Obren, Iowa State University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent.

Austin Oderwald, internship — 3.0 Club, two years.

Benjamin Owen, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, three years; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, The Arts; Jean Hammer Lentz Memorial Music Scholarship; Patrick Proud Memorial Music Scholarship; University of Northern Iowa Music Department Scholarship.

Kali Parker, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; Clinton County Community Development Scholarship; Nathalie Hoop Estate Scholarship; Clinton County Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship; American Association of University Women Scholarship.

Devynn Paulsen, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; U. S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award.

Blake Pennock, Ellsworth Community College — Custom-Pak Educational Foundation Scholarship; Ellsworth Community College Otis Thompson Academic Scholarship; Ellsworth Community College Stan Straatsma Academic Scholarship; Ellsworth Community College Academic Scholarship; Ellsworth Community College Football Scholarship.

Jaleesa Prince, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Hope Rallie, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; U.S. Marine Corp. Distinguished Athlete Award; Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, School Winner; Emil E. Johannsen Scholarship; Clinton High School PTSA Scholarship; Clinton Firefighter’s Local 609, Ben Jess Memorial Scholarship; Clinton Bowling Association Scholarship; Ashford University Provost’s Scholarship.    

Allison Reyhons, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Barbara Larson Nursing Scholarship; Clinton Kiwanis Club Scholarship; Clinton Rotary Club Scholarship; Clinton Women’s Club Scholarship; Iowa State Deputies Association Scholarship.

Aubry Sander, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; Clinton Firefighter’s Local 609, Ben Jess Memorial Scholarship.

Genna Schneeberger, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, four years; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Leadership.

Emily Schuetzle, Clinton Community College — Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Thomas J. and Laureen Hanifan Scholarship.

Lindsay Sears, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, two years.

Angie Skiff, Clinton Community College — Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Clinton Jaycees Scholarship; Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Dorothy E. Sharar Memorial Scholarship.

Jessalyn Small, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, The Arts.

Justine Smith, Kirkwood Community College — 3.0 Club, three years.

Jenna Strait, University of Nebraska at Omaha — 3.0 Club, four years.

Ashley Susie, Coe College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Governors’ Scholar; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Academics; First Gateway Credit Union Scholarship; Clinton Kiwanis Club Scholarship; Class of 1953 Scholarship; Mercy Medical Center Award; Coe College Presidential Scholarship; Coe College Academic Enhancement Award; Coe College Crimson Award.

Cory Svenson, Iowa Central Community College — 3.0 Club, four years; Iowa Central Community College Football Scholarship.

Justin Tegeler, Waldorf College — Clinton Riverboat Days Jim Reedy Memorial Scholarship; Waldorf College Promise Award.

Andrew Temperly, Clinton Community College — Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Red and Gold Scholarship; Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Harry D. and Katherine Grayes Memorial Scholarship.

Nicholas Thompson, U. S. Marine Corps. — 3.0 Club, four years.

Amanda Traver, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Ashford University President’s Scholarship.

Andrew Tuisl, Truman State University — 3.0 Club, three years; U.S. Marine Corp. Distinguished Athlete Award.

Evan Tuisl, Bradley University — 3.0 Club, four years; U. S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award.

Marcus Turner, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, two years; Ashford University Dean’s Scholarship.

Katherine Van Buer, Clarke University — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Dr. Greg Lauz Educational Scholarship; Clarke University Mary Mann Scholarship.

Taihlor Wagner, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, four years; Paul B. Sharar Foundation, Clinton Rotary Club Scholarship.

Brenda Walker, Clinton Community College — Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Leadership; America’s Homecoming Queen, State of Iowa Finalist 2011.

Faith Walker, Ashford University — Clinton County Community Development Scholarship.

Bethany Wallace, Clinton Community College — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; National Honor Society Scholarship Nominee.

Taylor Ward, Ashford University — Clinton High School PTSA Scholarship.

Joshua Wehde, Ashford University — 3.0 Club, four years; Quad City Times Salute to Academics and Achievements, Vocational Education; Footlight Friends Drama/Speech Scholarship; Ashford University President’s Scholarship; Ashford University Room and Board Scholarship.

Christopher Wendel, University of Iowa — 3.0 Club, two years.

Lance Wilden, University of Wisconsin, Platteville — 3.0 Club, four years.

Sarah Wolver, University of Northern Iowa — 3.0 Club, four years; top 10 percent; Ivan H. Carnes Memorial Scholarship; Iowa Junior Miss Scholarship; University of Northern Iowa Distinguished Scholar Award.

Angela Wynkoop, undecided — 3.0 Club, three years.

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