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April 2014 News Releases

Washburn students receive scholarships from honors program

Twenty Washburn University students and one high school senior have received scholarships from the Washburn Honors Program for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Listed by hometown, they are:

  • Basehor: Emily Engler - Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Chapman Sr. Memorial Scholarship, Moses Day Scholarship, Outstanding Second Year Honors Award
  • Cheney: Brittany Dome - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Dodge City: Erin Finley - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Emmett: Deanna Toenjes, Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Emporia: Blaze Witten - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Lenexa: Rebecca Maasen - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship; Elizabeth Sirois, Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Olathe: Collin Shaw - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Pomona: Whitney Earnest - Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Chapman Sr. Memorial Scholarship, Moses Day Scholarship, Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship, Outstanding First Year Honors Award
  • Red Oak, Texas: Katarina Higginbotham - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • St. Marys: Russel Budden - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  • Topeka: Lydia Gibson:  Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  •              McKensie Gnagi - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  •              Tessa Graf - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  •              Ryan Kelly: Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  •              Amanda Kennedy - Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Chapman Sr. Memorial Scholarship, Moses Day Scholarship, Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship, Outstanding Third Year Honors Award
  •              Blaire Landon: Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship
  •              Hayley Meier - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship (for incoming freshman)
  •              Katelyn Rollins - Cecile Strohm Brunt Scholarship

The Washburn University Honors Program provides opportunities for highly motivated students to enrich their educational experience through various ways. Honors students at Washburn are offered special honors sections of existing courses, unique honors seminars and colloquia that satisfy general education requirements, independent research projects, close working relationships with distinguished faculty, individual advising and special intellectual, cultural and social activities. For more information, please visit www.washburn.edu/honors.

Students work with the dean of the honors program to organize Washburn's many resources to provide ample opportunities to explore, relate and assimilate many diverse learning experiences.

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Contact:  Dena Anson, university relations, 785.670.1711

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