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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

JMC awards more than 150 scholarships for 2016-17

The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications awarded 159 scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year, totaling more than $235,000 in financial support for students in the department.

Recipients were recognized at the 2016 JMC Scholarship Banquet on April 22.

Douglas J. and Lucinda A. Anstaett Scholarship
Savannah Rattanavong, Merriam, Kansas

Roberta G. Applegate Journalism and Mass Communications/Women in Communication, Inc. Scholarship
Katherine Oxler, Wichita, Kansas

Aubrey E. and Jewel L. Bilger Scholarship
Alexander Brase, Manhattan, Kansas
Kaitlyn Heier, Manhattan, Kansas
Isabel Lauby , Lenexa, Kansas
Autumn Mock, Overland Park , Kansas
Madison Obermeyer, Wichita, Kansas

Mamie Alexander Boyd Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Rafael Garcia, Emporia, Kansas

COHO Digital Media Scholarship
Katherine Johnston, Manhattan, Kansas
Lisa Olberding, Seneca, Kansas
Ana Ordaz, Kinsley, Kansas

Paul and Rachel Dittemore Scholarship in Journalism
Jane Chaffee, Overland Park, Kansas

Dow Jones Minority Scholarship
Alexandra Trevino, Greeley, Colorado

Milton S. Eisenhower, Jr. Scholarship in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Melissa Huerter, Lenexa, Kansas
Kristen Lyne, Clay Center, Kansas
Margaret Stanton, Overland Park, Kansas

Dr. Mary A. Erlanger Graduate Student Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communication
Zin Myint, Manhattan, Kansas

Andrea Glenn Journalism Scholarship
Brett Engle, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

Max E. and Jean Hollinger Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communications
Lexie Aaron, De Berry, Texas
Rebekah Branch, Derby, Kansas
Jamie Brond, Liberal, Kansas
Stephen Brunson, Wichita, Kansas
Tori Burkhart, Strong City, Kansas
Caden Byers, Lindsborg, Kansas
Jane Chaffee, Overland Park, Kansas
Hannah Condrey, Wamego, Kansas
Danielle Cook, Manhattan, Kansas
Sydney Dauer, Salina, Kansas
Allison Doll, Garden City, Kansas
Bailey Driver, Salina, Kansas
Emily Dye, Basehor, Kansas
Catherine Elizabeth, Fairport, New York
Rafael Garcia, Emporia, Kansas
Riley Gates, Beloit, Kansas
Jordan Herrick, Burlingame, Kansas
Erin Hildreth , El Dorado, Kansas
Kynedee Hodges, Manhattan, Kansas
Allison Holyfield, Liberty, Missouri
Kori Hopson, Atchison, Kansas
Katelyn Howland, Manhattan , Kansas
Anne Jewell, Manhattan, Kansas
Aleksandrs Jirgens, Lehigh, Kansas
Julia Jorns, Norman, Oklahoma
Kelsey Kendall, Manhattan, Kansas
Brigette Kloeppner, Buhler, Kansas
Leah Knobel, Lenexa, Kansas
Sarah Knowles, Overland Park, Kansas
Alexus Lacy, Topeka, Kansas
Emily Lenk, Garden City, Kansas
Alexandra Lessard, Manhattan, Kansas
Kristen Lyne, Clay Center, Kansas
Jace Mills, Winfield, Kansas
Morgan Mobley, Overland Park, Kansas
Emily Norberg, Lindsborg, Kansas
Ashley Oades, Overland Park, Kansas
Maria Penrod, Overbrook, Kansas
Mackenzie Pepper, Wichita, Kansas
Zachary Phillips, Manhattan, Kansas
John Pivovar, Manhattan, Kansas
Kari Porter, Gardner, Kansas
Hailey Purdy, Wichita, Kansas
Paige Rome, Fort Collins, Colorado
James Schmidt, Manhattan, Kansas
Kylie Sikora, Manhattan, Kansas
Alyssa Smith, Minneapolis , Kansas
Sara Soph, Ottawa, Kansas
Mason Swenson, Wamego, Kansas
Allison Thomas, Plano, Texas
Jason Tidd, Iola, Kansas
Alexandra Trevino, Greeley, Colorado
Dallas Ungerbuehler, Overland Park, Kansas
Hannah Ward, Overland Park , Kansas
Logan Wassall, Overland Park, Kansas
Clinton Willis, Mulvane, Kansas
Katelin Woods, Clearwater, Kansas
Chloe Young, Solana Beach, California

Virginia Howe Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communications
Katherine Oxler, Wichita, Kansas

Marshall Ice DB 92 Radio Student Award
James Copeland, Wichita, Kansas

Kansas City Press Club Scholarship
Alexander Brase, Manhattan, Kansas

Ralph and Ruthana Lashbrook Scholarship
Kaitlyn Marolf, Lenexa, Kansas

Martha F. and Samuel H. Logan Journalism Scholarship
Abby Thomas, Tonganoxie, Kansas

Nita Mai Study Abroad Scholarship
Savannah Sherwood, Assaria, Kansas

Jean Gibbs McLain Journalism Scholarship
Marisa Lang, Manhattan, Kansas

Debra D. Leckron-Miller and William J. Miller Journalism Scholarship
Brittney Houck, Americus, Kansas

Dev Nelson Scholarship
Matthew Vohs, Lenexa, Kansas

Vivian Finley Nolte Journalism and Mass Communications Fellowship
Molly Hadfield, Manhattan, Kansas
Rachel Harmon, Otis, Kansas
Zin Myint, Manhattan, Kansas
Alix Carole Onmalela Bilip, Manhattan, Kansas
Kelsey Peterson, Manhattan, Kansas
Kaidi Wang, Manhattan, Kansas
Jingyan Zhao, Manhattan, Kansas

Fred M. Parris Memorial Scholarship in Journalism
Emily Moore, Overland Park, Kansas

Chester Peterson, Sr. and Ted Lindshield Award
Anna Shippy, Hays, Kansas

Jesse W. Prisock Scholarship
Andres Rivas, Manhattan, Kansas

Ellen Warren Roberts Scholarship
Carlos Amarilla, Manhattan, Kansas
Katie Messerla, Manhattan, Kansas
Morgan Zupan, Kansas City, Missouri

W. Lee and Susie Ruggels Scholarship in Journalism & Mass Communications
Ana Ordaz, Kinsley, Kansas

Leon Sanders Journalism and Mass Communications Scholarship
Ethan Milner, Stilwell, Kansas

Bettie Merrill Seitz Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communications
Taylor Bostwick, Melrose, New Mexico

Marjorie I. Setter Scholarship
Paige Engle

Todd F. Simon Memorial Scholarship for Public Relations
Kaylee Engle, Manhattan, Kansas

Carol Sitz-Pelser Memorial Scholarship in Journalism
Camryn Nace, Minneapolis, Kansas

Society for Collegiate Journalists Scholarship
Sara Wallace, Derby, Kansas
Fabiola Sierra, Manhattan, Kansas

Jaconette L. Tietze Memorial Scholarship
Carlos Amarilla, Manhattan, Kansas
Taylor Bostwick, Melrose, New Mexico
Alexander Brase, Manhattan, Kansas
Jane Chaffee, Overland Park, Kansas
Brett Engle, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Kaylee Engle, Manhattan, Kansas
Paige Engle, Overland Park, Kansas
Brittney Houck, Americus, Kansas
Melissa Huerter, Lenexa, Kansas
Marisa Lang, Manhattan, Kansas
Taylor Luck, Topeka, Kansas
Katie Messerla, Manhattan, Kansas
Ethan Milner , Stilwell, Kansas
Camryn Nace, Minneapolis, Kansas
Katherine Oxler, Wichita, Kansas
John Pivovar, Manhattan, Kansas
Abby Thomas, Tonganoxie, Kansas
Alexandra Trevino, Greeley, Colorado
Matthew Vohs, Lenexa, Kansas
Sara Wallace, Derby, Kansas
Ashley Wollesen, Lincoln, Kansas
Morgan Zupan, Kansas City, Missouri

David R. and Janice W. Von Riesen Scholarship in Journalism/Mass Communications
James Copeland, Wichita, Kansas
Elizabeth Heath, Manhattan, Kansas
Katherine Johnston, Manhattan, Kansas
Braxton Jones, Wichita, Kansas
Cameron McLaughlin, Colby, Kansas
Landon Ochsner, Overland Park, Kansas
Jessica Pearson, Manhattan, Kansas
Andres Rivas, Manhattan, Kansas
Savannah Sherwood, Assaria, Kansas
Fabiola Sierra, Manhattan, Kansas
Clarissa Weers, Bellevue, Nebraska

Ronald and Ellen Warren Scholarship
Allie Deiter, Meriden , Kansas
Braxton Jones, Wichita, Kansas
Taylor Luck, Topeka, Kansas
Jessica Pearson, Manhattan, Kansas
Ashley Wollesen, Lincoln, Kansas

Sarah Watson Memorial Scholarship in Journalism
Julia Hood, Raymore, Missouri
Sydney Koch, Salina, Kansas
Kaitlyn Marolf, Lenexa, Kansas
Emily Moore, Overland Park, Kansas
Savannah Rattanavong, Merriam, Kansas
Emily Starkey, Wamego, Kansas

Fred White Sports Broadcasting Scholarship
Avery Osen, Winfield, Kansas

Malcolm Aaron Wilson Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Clarissa Weers, Bellevue, Nebraska

Ernest R. Woodward Memorial Journalism Fund
Elizabeth Heath, Manhattan, Kansas
Landon Ochsner, Overland Park, Kansas

David W. Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund
Cameron McLaughlin, Colby, Kansas

Fred Wrightman Award for Excellence in Photojournalism
Katherine Johnston, Manhattan, Kansas