Hastings College awards scholarships to Crimson Scholars Day participants

On January 22, Hastings College hosted 90 students from 11 states who were on campus as part of Crimson Scholars Day to compete for Hastings College’s top academic scholarship, the Walter Scott Scholarship.

This full-tuition, renewable scholarship was awarded to three students:

  • Megan Dlouhy of Lincoln, Nebraska;
  • Emma Redinger of Hastings, Nebraska; and
  • William Skulley of Westminster, Colorado.

crimson scholar day hcAll other participants received scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $7,000. All are renewable for four years.

To qualify for Crimson Scholars Day, students must earn a score of 26 or higher on the ACT or 1170 or higher on the SAT,  maintain a 3.75 grade point average or higher and be accepted to Hastings College. Students interviewed with Hastings College faculty and staff and were assessed on both their academic and leadership potential.

In addition to the awards below, all participants had already received a $16,000 Crimson Scholarship, which was based on the student’s academic achievement.

  • Walter Scott Scholarship: $11,800
  • Trustee Scholarship: $7,000
  • Dean Scholarship: $2,000 – $4,000

Scholarship Recipients

(by state then city)

Alabama

Hoover

  • Margaret Rogers of Vestavia Hills High School — Trustee Scholarship
Arizona

Yuma

  • Megan Cordery of Gila Ridge High School — Trustee Scholarship
California

Corona

  • Olivia Nelson of Santiago High School — Dean Scholarship
Colorado

Aurora

  • Alix Mees of Cherokee Trail High School — Dean Scholarship

Castle Rock

  • Madison Mooney of Lutheran High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Michaela Udlock of Ponderosa High School — Trustee Scholarship

Central City

  • Rachel Schmalz of Gilpin County High School — Trustee Scholarship

Colorado Springs

  • McKinzi Johnson of Thomas B. Doherty High School — Dean Scholarship
  • John Sample of Thomas B. Doherty High School — Dean Scholarship

Denver

  • Riley Brogan of Denver School of The Arts — Dean Scholarship
  • Daniel Trevithick of Smoky Hill High School — Dean Scholarship

Elizabeth

  • Bailee Allyn of Kiowa High School — Dean Scholarship

Fort Collins

  • Kaylee Bluth of Ridgeview Classical Schools — Dean Scholarship

Highlands Ranch

  • Jenna Nolder of Highlands Ranch Hs — Dean Scholarship

Littleton

  • William Gordon of Colorado Heritage Education School System — Dean Scholarship
  • Justin Kuhl of Arapahoe High School — Dean Scholarship

Westminster

  • William Skulley of Standley Lake High School — Walter Scott Scholarship
  • Cassidy Wilson of Broomfield High School — Dean Scholarship

Woodland Park

  • Hunter Stone of Woodland Park High School — Dean Scholarship
Iowa

Brooklyn

  • Caitlin Smith of Brooklyn-Guernsey Malcolm High School — Dean Scholarship
Illinois

Grayslake

  • Taylor Lipinski of Warren Township High School — Trustee Scholarship
Kansas

Wichita

  • Maxwell McIntire of Independent High School — Dean Scholarship
Minnesota

Owatonna

  • Aidan Buryska of Owatonna High School — Dean Scholarship
Missouri

Independence

  • Joshua Merithew of Fort Osage High School — Dean Scholarship
Nebraska

Alliance

  • Elora Bleisch of Alliance High School — Dean Scholarship

Arapahoe

  • Derek Monie of Arapahoe Public School — Dean Scholarship

Axtell

  • Sophie Mellema of Axtell Community School — Dean Scholarship

Benkelman

  • Aubrey Frederick of Dundy County High School — Dean Scholarship

Bennington

  • Ian DeBoer of Concordia Lutheran Jr/Sr High School — Dean Scholarship

Central City

  • Vincent Ohlman of Central City High School — Dean Scholarship

Dakota City

  • Micah DeHarty of South Sioux City High School — Dean Scholarship

Dodge

  • Haley Eikmeier of Howells-Dodge High School — Dean Scholarship

Edgar

  • Addison Kuta of Sandy Creek Jr/Sr High School — Trustee Scholarship

Enders

  • Josie Peterson of Chase County High School — Trustee Scholarship

Exeter

  • Trystan Brandt of Exeter Milligan Public Schools — Dean Scholarship

Fairbury

  • Patrick Ondrak of Fairbury Junior/Senior High School — Dean Scholarship

Grand Island

  • Morgan Allen of Grand Island Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Sierra Holliday of Northwest High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Brenden Holling of Northwest High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Kelsey Placke of Northwest High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Emily Wiegert of Heartland Lutheran High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Kara Wiegert of Heartland Lutheran High School — Dean Scholarship

Gretna

  • Mason Hjermstad of Gretna High School — Trustee Scholarship

Hastings

  • Cameron Anderson of Adams Central Jr/Sr High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Isaac Askey of Hastings Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Erin Glen of Hastings Senior High School — Trustee Scholarship
  • Austin Heikkinen of Adams Central Jr/Sr High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Jordan Ismaiel of Hastings Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Joshua Peterson of Hastings Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Emma Redinger of Hastings Senior High School — Walter Scott Scholarship
  • Jocelyn Reyes of Hastings Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Vincent Schmidt of Hastings Senior High School — Dean Scholarship

Hickman

  • Dylan Hafer of Norris High School — Dean Scholarship

Kearney

  • Madalyn Houlden of Kearney High School — Dean Scholarship

La Vista

  • Brendon Boatwright of Papillion-La Vista High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Quinn DeGroot of Papillion-La Vista South Hs — Dean Scholarship

Lexington

  • Victoria Fattig of Lexington High School — Dean Scholarship

Lincoln

  • Megan Dlouhy of Lincoln Southeast High School — Walter Scott Scholarship
  • Caleb Osmond of Lincoln North Star High School — Dean Scholarship

Long Pine

  • Vanessa Taylor of Ainsworth High School — Trustee Scholarship

Norfolk

  • Kitra Hirschman of Stanton Community School — Trustee Scholarship

Ogallala

  • Breanna Hastings of Ogallala High School — Dean Scholarship

Omaha

  • Alexis Beberniss of Millard North High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Alison Dassner of Westside High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Grace Harkins of Benson High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Olivia McMahon of Millard North High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Megan Nosbisch of Millard North High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Evan Powell of Millard South High School — Dean Scholarship

Oxford

  • Savana Quinn of Southern Valley Junior-Senior — Dean Scholarship

Palmer

  • Trystan Bennett of Palmer Public School — Dean Scholarship
  • Claira Thede of Saint Paul Public High School — Dean Scholarship

Papillion

  • Abram Ehrhorn of Papillion-La Vista South High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Evie Ehrhorn of Papillion-La Vista South High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Savannah Ludemann of Papillion-La Vista South High School — Trustee Scholarship
  • Jill Ruane of Gross Catholic High School — Trustee Scholarship

Saint Paul

  • Moriah Rawlings of Saint Paul Public High School — Dean Scholarship

Scottsbluff

  • Noah Hergenreder of Scottsbluff High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Tiersa Darley of Scottsbluff High School — Dean Scholarship

Shelby

  • Erica Pokorney of Shelby-Rising City Public School — Dean Scholarship

South Bend

  • Anna Niemoth of Louisville High School — Dean Scholarship

Springfield

  • Whitney Hawley of Platteview High School — Dean Scholarship

Sutton

  • Kristian Stengel of Sutton High School — Trustee Scholarship

Wahoo

  • Nathan Spicka of Wahoo High School — Dean Scholarship

Waterloo

  • Kelli Brichacek of Douglas County West Community High School — Trustee Scholarship
  • Lane Eggen of Douglas County West Community High School — Dean Scholarship

Whitman

  • Corey Larsen of Arthur County High School — Dean Scholarship

Yutan

  • Jerrad O’Malley of Yutan Junior-Senior High School — Dean Scholarship
Wyoming

Cheyenne

  • Abigail Fearneyhough of Cheyenne Central High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Sarah Krysl of Cheyenne Central High School — Dean Scholarship
  • Jarred Russell of Cheyenne South High School — Trustee Scholarship
     

Hastings College is a private, four-year institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report and a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review. For more, go to hastings.edu.

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