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May 11, 2007 - Students honored at Hastings College convocation
Students at Hastings College were recognized at the annual honors convocation, Friday, May 11, in French Memorial Chapel. Awards were presented for achievements in academic and extracurricular activities.
Students receiving special honors and recognition were:
Alpha Chi Outstanding First-Year Student (academic honorary), Noah Elmshaeuser, freshman, Karl/Kris Elmshaeuser, Ogallala, Neb.
Alpha Chi Outstanding First-Year Student (academic honorary), Megan Worthman, freshman, Douglas/Kristi Worthman,Greeley, Colo.
Alpha Chi Outstanding Sophomore (academic honorary), Alia Mohsen, Richard/Nancy Carl (grandparents), Doniphan, Neb.
Alpha Chi Outstanding Sophomore, (academic honorary), Joel Niemann, Roger/Patricia Niemann, Lincoln, Neb.
Alpha Psi Omega Dr. Hal Shiffler Award (theatre), Jenny Riley, sophomore, Steven/Elaine Riley, Waverly, Neb.
Outstanding Achievement in Art, Jamie Krueger, senior, Terry/Sandra Krueger, Hastings, Neb.
Most Promising Art Student, Rachel Lowery, freshman, Kimberly Williamson, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio/Robert Lowery, Eighty Four, Pa.
The Wendell V. Showalter Scholarship in Biology (outstanding biology major), Jillian Heiden, junior, Cindi Heiden, York, Neb./Gregory Heiden, Benedict, Neb.
The Adrian Scholarship (for participation in a biology field trip), Halah Bajaber, junior,
Jeanie Bajaber/Akram Bajaber, Holdrege, Neb.
Jim Kokesh Communication Scholarship, Jay Roberts, junior, Steven/Cheryl Roberts, Las Vegas, Nev.
Mabel Gray Newburn Communication Scholarship, Megan Arrington, sophomore, Debra Russell/Michael Arrington, Brighton, Colo.
The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, Lance Beethe, senior, Deborah Lott, Tecumseh, Neb./Arlin Beethe, Elk Creek, Neb.
CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award, Anna Johnson, James/Sylivia Johnson, Doniphan, Neb.
Louise C. Walter Merit Award Scholarship (for elementary education majors), Tyler Prochazka, junior, John/Robyn Prochazka, Hemingford, Neb.
Louise C. Walter Merit Award Scholarship (for elementary education majors), Kelsea Jones, junior, Doug/Marla Jones, Auburn, Neb.
Ruth Walker Meyer Scholarship (masters of arts in teaching student), Konni Shipman, Red Cloud, Neb.
Student Education Association Outstanding Senior, Emily Moore, Thane/Denise Moore, Lexington, Neb.
Student Education Association Outstanding Senior, Karissa Marble, Kenneth/Katherine Marble, Prosser, Neb.
The Stephen Lingwall Senior English Award, Sarah Sullivan, Michael/Dora Sullivan,
The Stephen Lingwall Senior English Award, Thomas Kluver, Stephen/Suzanne Kluver,
The Arthur and Eunice Langvardt Scholarship in English, Erin Haschke, junior, Paul/Carol Haschke, Cedar Rapids, Neb.
Dr. Sara Jane Gardner Phi Alpha Theta Memorial Scholarship (awarded to a history major), Kimberly Nochi, junior, Larry/Sandra Nochi, Gering, Neb.
Dr. Sara Jane Gardner Memorial Scholarship in History and English, Whitney Stickels Schneider, junior, Susan Stickels/Scott Stickels, Juniata, Neb.
Dorothy Reed Steed Armstrong Scholarship (for a student pursuing a Christian ministry career), Nathan Tramp, sophomore, Kelly/Linda Tramp, Norfolk, Neb.
Clara Altman Award (foreign language scholarship), Kallan Picha, junior, K.C./Janet Picha, Ft. Collins, Colo.
Kevin Heineman Outstanding Freshman Scholarship (for a forensics student), Kelsey Foley, Dorothy Adams, Merna, Neb.
Pi Kappa Delta Outstanding Speaker (forensics honorary), Sarah Jones, senior, Michael/Debbra Jones, Hoskins, Neb.
Pi Kappa Delta Outstanding Speaker (forensics honorary), Sara Ninabuck, sophomore,
Barbara Ninabuck, Edgar, Neb.
The Reverend Joseph Kyle Memorial Scholar (history), Whitney Stickels Schneider,
junior, Susan Stickels/Scott Stickels, Juniata, Neb.
The Clement Bridenhagen Memorial Scholar (for history majors), Matt Hilderbrand, junior,
Michael/Connie Hilderbrand, Gothenburg, Neb.
The Outstanding Senior in Mathematics/Computer Science, Zachary Roth, David/Kim Roth, Hastings, Neb.
The Outstanding Senior in Music, Janina Laier, Clark/Dianne Laier, Eustis, Neb.
Birchler-Rininger Scholarship (religion), Joel Niemann, sophomore, Roger/Patricia Niemann, Lincoln, Neb.
BACCHUS/GAMMA Outstanding Student (Boost Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students), Aaron Rouse, junior, Larry/Vicki Rouse, Trumbull, Neb.
Dr. Harry R. James Physics Award, Tyler Bartsch, freshman, David Bartsch/Betty Aga, Louisville, Colo.
Dr. Harry R. James Physics Award, David Stuart, freshman, Frederick/Nancy Stuart, Kearney, Neb.
Dr. Harry R. James Physics Award, Jace Kluver, freshman, Dale/Cheryl Bailey, Plainview, Neb.
Madgett Physics Scholarship, Matt Beachly, junior, William/Diane Beachly, Hastings, Neb.
Madgett Physics Scholarship, Heather Finney, junior, Jon/Patricia Finney, Sidney, Neb.
Madgett Physics Scholarship, Chris Kube, junior, Michael/Linda Kube, Grand Island, Neb.
Madgett Physics Scholarship, Toby Martinez, junior, M/M Jose Martinez, Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico
Dr. Denny Storer Political Science Award, Anna Govier, sophomore, Dan/Carol Govier,
Grand Island, Neb.
Outstanding Student Association Executive Council Member, Lauren Walker, junior, Steven/Anna Walker, Leawood, Kan.
Outstanding Student Association Senator, Danny Nicklin, senior, Donald/Rhonda Nicklin, Papillion, Neb.
Outstanding Senior in Theatre Award, Katy Steurer, Robert Steurer, Manitou Springs,
Colo./Colleen Stanfill, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hal Shiffler Memorial Scholarship (theatre), Sarah Vaughn, junior, Richard/Delores Vaughn, Omaha, Neb.
Virginia Holyoke-McKeag Memorial Scholarship (for an outstanding student in political science/ economics, campus leader, plans to pursue a career in law or public service), Sigrid Simpson, sophomore, Richard/Adalia Simpson, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Jessica Madsen Memorial Scholarship (for a softball player), Hannah Melvin, junior, Craig/Jill Melvin, Hastings, Neb.
Weyer Hall Award (outstanding resident of Weyer Hall), Mark Ruhl, junior, Gene/Rose Ruhl, Exeter, Neb.
Dean Irene Moerer Honorary Service Scholarship (for a Taylor Hall resident), Devin Paszek, sophomore, Thomas/Julie Paszek, Canon City, Colo.