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More scholarship winners

Barry McNamara
07/11/2011
Monmouth College recently announced the names of several incoming students who have been awarded endowed scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.

New students receiving Twomey Foundation Scholarships are Nicholas Daniels of Biggsville, Nick Hull of Cameron, Ethan Lafary of Stronghurst and Mike Bennett, Breayn Lee, Rachel Swigert and Alex Temple, all of Monmouth. Twomey Foundation Scholarship applicants must be residents of Warren or Henderson counties, with a preference given to students from farm families. In addition, the recipients should be multi-dimensional students.

Tiffany Shaw of Keithsburg received the Arminta McKelvey Sheats Scholarship. Created in 1997 through the bequest of the late Arminita Sheats, a 1957 Monmouth College graduate from Seaton, the scholarship is awarded to deserving graduates of Mercer County School District 404.

Megan Armstrong of Moline and Erin Willhite of East Moline have been awarded the Allen and Alex McGehee Scholarship. The McGehees, a father and son who graduated from Monmouth in 1955 and 1981, respectively, created the scholarship to be awarded to a deserving graduate of United Township High School.

Korri Crawford of Elmwood has been awarded the Jordan Nichols Memorial Scholarship. Created by the mother of the late Jordan Nichols, a member of MC’s Class of 2004, the scholarship is awarded to a multi-dimensional student, who is actively involved in extracurricular activities, shows a strong work ethic outside the classroom and has contributed to the church community.

Aaron Klemm of Waynesville has been awarded the Roy S. Anderson Scholarship, which was established in 1986. Anderson, a 1922 Monmouth graduate, served as a coach and athletic director at Lincoln Community High School. The scholarship is awarded to an LCHS graduate who ranks in the top 15 percent of the senior class. Preference is given to students who plan to major in education.

Breanna Christian of Cameron has been awarded Aileen and Cully Bryant Memorial Scholarship. Originally created for deserving graduates of Yorkwood High School, the scholarship is now awarded to United High School graduates.

Presbyterian Heritage Scholarships are awarded to students who are actively involved in church-related activities. This year’s recipients are Alyssa Edler of Forreston, Haleigh Garrett of Woodhull, Timothy Morris of Olive Branch, Miss., and Caroline Wright of Gurnee.

Tiffany Churchill of Table Grove has been awarded The Eyler Family Scholarship. Established in 2004 by Doris Robinson Eyler ’41, the scholarship is awarded to an incoming student having at least a B average.

Adam Camp of Farmington has been awarded a William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2001 by the Hearst Foundation, the scholarships are awarded to incoming students from rural communities with populations of 20,000 or less.

LaVerne Noyes Foundation Scholarships, which are awarded to descendants of World War I veterans, have been received by Kelsey Carle of Macomb and Rachael Laing of Buffalo Grove.

Kyle Orwig of Havana and Philip Przybyla of Annawan have received Buck-Wackerle Scholarships, which are awarded to first-generation college students of “promise and potential.”

Heather Malone of Princeton received a Parr Scholarship, which is awarded to Princeton High School graduates who are well-rounded, participating in extracurricular activities while also excelling in their studies.