Students Earn Scholarships from UM

June 10, 2016

MISSOULA – Students at the University of Montana recently received scholarships for their commitment to academic excellence within their fields of study.

Alaska: Olivia Pastos, a junior from Anchorage majoring in elementary education, earned a $1,000 Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 78 Undergraduate Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of South Anchorage High School and the daughter of William and Gina Pastos.

Scottie Su LeClaire, a graduate student from Anchorage studying pharmacy, earned a $1,450 Sidney J. Coffee Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Service High School and the daughter of Scott and Su LeClaire.

Megan Murphy, a student from Fairbanks, earned a $1,500 Arthur and Clare Carlson and Pfizer Company Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Randy Murphy.

Makenzie Thompson, a junior from Palmer majoring in French and English, earned a $333 Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship from the French section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Colony High School and the daughter of Tracey and Edward Thompson.

Arkansas: Jennifer Cheff, a graduate student from Sheridan pursuing a degree in counselor education with an emphasis in school counseling, earned a $1,000 Wayne and Sallie Hollecker Linnell Scholarship from the Department of Counselor Education at UM. She is a 1997 graduate of Oklahoma State University and the daughter of William and Sue Donaldson.

California: Aevind Burgess, a junior from Carlsbad majoring in parks, tourism and recreation management, earned a $1,100 Forestry Alumni Memorial Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. He is a 2008 graduate of San Pasqual High School and the son of April James.

Sarah Sells, a graduate student from Davis pursuing a doctorate in wildlife biology, earned a George and Mildred Cirica Graduate Student Support Fund and a Bertha Morton Scholarship, totaling $8,000, from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2002 graduate of Davis Senior High School and the daughter of Craig and Nancy Sells.

Christina Putnam, a senior from Elk Grove majoring in pharmacy, earned a $1,000 Academy of Past Presidents Scholarship from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is a 2011 homeschool graduate and the daughter of Nancy and Randy Putnam.

Christopher Migliaccio from Sutter Creek earned a U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.

Colorado: Alyissa Canady from Aurora earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Don and Carlyn Canady.

Danielle Sather, a graduate student from Denver studying acting, earned a $500 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2008 graduate of Smoky Hill High School and the daughter of Sara Sather.

Georgia: Tsiambwom Akuchu, a graduate student from Atlanta studying acting and theater, earned a $500 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2011 graduate of Lakeside High School and the son of Gremuh and Martina Akuchu.

Katherine Bolton Olson, a UM student from Snellville studying elementary education, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2007 graduate of Greater Atlanta Christian School and the daughter of David and Connie Bolton.

Idaho: Joseph Davis, a sophomore from Athol studying theater, earned an $800 Odyssey of the Stars Theatre Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2012 graduate of Idaho Virtual Academy and the son of Leanna Davis and David Short.

Anna Moeller, a graduate student from Boise studying wildlife biology, earned a $5,000 Geroge and Mildred Cirica Graduate Student Support Fund from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2008 graduate of Boise High School and the daughter of John and Sue Moeller.

Christopher O’Bleness, a graduate student from Idaho Falls studying pharmacy, earned a $2,000 Walgreens Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is a 2011 graduate of Idaho Falls High School and the son of Gretchen and Mike O’Bleness.

Indiana: Danielle Culp, a senior from Mishawaka majoring in health and human performance with a community health focus, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at UM. She is a 1997 graduate of Penn High School and the daughter of Jane Lunsford.

Michigan: Rachel Dalton from Muskegon earned a $1,400 Montana Pharmacy Association John Bartlett Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Laura Mangione.

Montana:

  • Anaconda:
    • Ashley Flachmeyer, a senior majoring in elementary education, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at UM. She is a 2012 graduate of Anaconda High School and the daughter of Daniel and Denise Flachmeyer.
    • Abby Stanberry, a senior studying elementary education, earned a $1,000 Lovina and Jasper Lewis Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2012 graduate of Anaconda High School and the daughter of Steve and Patty Stanberry.
    • Lisa Laslovich, a second-year pharmacy student, earned a $400 Community Hospital of Anaconda Scholarship from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences. She is a 2010 graduate of Anaconda High School and the daughter of Tony and Kathy Laslovich.
    • Carly Johns earned a $1,000 William and Helen Sullivan Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Ronald and Deborah Johns.
  • Arlee: Cameron Johnson, a graduate student majoring in educational leadership, earned a $1,000 Walter R. Ames Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. He is a 1998 graduate of Arlee High School and the son of Jim and Nancy Johnson.
  • Belgrade:
    • Mandy Major earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award and a UM President’s Senior Recognition Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.
    •  Carissa Lund, a junior majoring in dance and acting, earned an Alexander and Virginia Dean Scholarship and a Talent Scholarship, totaling $2,600, from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Belgrade High School and the daughter of John and Nancy Lund.
  • Bigfork:
    • Ellen Pemberton, a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, earned a $1,900 Georgiene Wright D’Angelo Endowed Scholarship for the Betterment of Teaching from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Bigfork High School and the daughter of Chris and Nany Pemberton.
    • Bayne Tilton, a senior studying theater design and technology with an emphasis in costume design, earned an Alexander and Virginia Dean Scholarship, an Odyssey of the Stars Theatre Scholarship and Charles Ross Capps Sr. and Agnes Ranjo Capps Scholarship, totaling $2,250, from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Flathead High School and the daughter of Monica and Scott Tilton.
  • Billings:
    • Emily Teeling, a junior majoring in elementary education, earned a $1,700 Linus S. Carleton Scholarship from the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Billings West High School and the daughter of John and Karen Teeling.
    • Riley Grubbs earned a Merck Award and a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. He is the son of Larry and Carol Grubbs.
    • Matthew Colby earned a Mylan Excellence in Pharmacy Award and a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.
    • Clark Vowell earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. He is the son of Lewis and Karen Vowell.
    • Lauren Parks earned a $1,050 L.D. (Lud) Polich Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Daniel Sublette earned a $2,000 Stanley M. Reinhaus Family Foundation Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Taylor Purchio, a graduate student studying athletic training, earned an Adrienne Corti Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. He is a 2010 graduate of Billings Central Catholic High School and the son of Nick and Anne Purchio.
    • Payton Wulff, a senior majoring in political science and Spanish, earned a $1,300 Louise Lilly McBride Scholarship from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. She is 2012 graduate of Billings Senior High School and the daughter of Dirk and Denise Wulff.
    • Jonathan McRae, a junior majoring in political science, earned a $200 Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures General Scholarship from the Russian section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. He is a 2007 graduate of Skyview High School and the son of Kendall and Laura McRae.
    • Jennifer Zundel, a sophomore majoring in women’s, gender and sexuality studies and political science, earned a $334 Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship from the Spanish section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Billings West High School and the daughter of Lori and Brad Zundel.
    • Jeremy Brooks, a junior majoring in aquatic wildlife biology, earned a $1,000 Susan Churchill Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conversation at UM. He is a 2013 graduate of Billings West High School and the son of Kevin Brooks and Sandy Leach.
    • Whitney Miller, a sophomore majoring in acting, earned a $1,000 May Carol Zeman Drama Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2014 homeschool graduate and the daughter of Scot and Robyn Miller.
  • Bozeman:
    • Kelsy Payne, a senior studying elementary education, earned a $1,000 Janet Fowler Dargitz Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2005 graduate of Bozeman High School and the daughter of David and Lorena Payne.
    • Lauren Astrup, a graduate student studying physical therapy, earned a $1,000 James Wedum Endowment Scholarship from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences. She is 2011 graduate of Bozeman High School and the daughter of Pete and Nancy Astrup.
    • Christina Heagney, a senior majoring in acting, earned a $2,000 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Drama Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Bozeman High School and the daughter of Mary Ann and Ray Heagney.
    • Rose Karlsen, a senior studying theater design and technology, earned a $1,000 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Drama Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2010 graduate of Bozeman High School and the daughter of Kathleen and Andrew Karlsen.
    • Alex Schofield, a sophomore studying theater design and technology, earned a $1,250 James D. Caras Family Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2014 graduate of Bozeman High School and the son of Judy and Pete Schofield.
  • Browning: Laurel Vielle, a senior majoring in health and human performance, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at UM. She is a 1992 high school graduate and the daughter of Bert Vielle.
  • Butte:
    • Gary Warchola, a graduate student pursuing a master’s of education in curriculum studies with a licensure, earned a $1,900 Georgiene Wright D’Angelo Endowed Scholarship for the Support of Future Teachers from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. He is a 2005 graduate of Butte High School and the son of Barbara and Darrell Price and Russell Warchola.
    • Ashley Hughes, a senior majoring in pharmacy, earned a $1,400 Nathan Dague Memorial Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 2009 graduate of Butte High School and the daughter of Bill and Ruth Hughes.
    • Amanda Schlichenmayer earned a $1,200 Buck Family Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Ping Olson earned a $2,100 Dean Forbes Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Haley Hodge, a sophomore majoring in resource conservation, earned a $500 Fred H. Mass Scholarship and a $2,000 Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Mikalson Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Butte High School and the daughter of Bob and Linda Hodge.
  • Charlo: Jennifer Cheff, a graduate student studying counselor education with an emphasis in school counseling, earned a $1,000 Wayne and Sallie Hollecker Linnell Scholarship from the Department of Counselor Education at UM. She is a 1997 graduate of Oklahoma State University and the daughter of William and Sue Donaldson.
  • Choteau: Katie Facklam, a UM student majoring in art education, earned a Marlene Bachmann Student Teaching Award from the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences at UM. She is a 1999 graduate of Choteau High School and the daughter of Bob and Sue Facklam.
  • Columbia Falls: 
    • Danielle Gilley earned a $1,300 Alkire-Rutherford Scholarship, a $600 Board of Visitors Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Mark and Laurie Gilley.
    • Staci Hemmer earned a $5,000 Frank and Marjorie Pettinato Honorary Scholarship in Pharmacy from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
  • Conrad: Jake Bender, a junior majoring in acting, earned a $1,400 Mott Ranch Scholarship in the Arts from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2014 graduate of Conrad High School and the son of Bob and Holly Bender.
  • Corvallis: Natalie Johnson, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and an elementary education licensure with a special education endorsement, earned a $1,200 Darrel and Elsie Minifie Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2004 graduate of Corvallis High School and the daughter of Carolyn Kenngott and Gus Johnson.
  • Deer Lodge: Daley Snell earned a $2,500 Montana Pharmacy Association Grants-In-Aid Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Kristi Rydeen and Stephen Snell.
  • Ekalaka: Cory Lovec earned a $1,000 Lyle and Shirley Glascock Scholarship in Pharmacy from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Patricia and Steven Lovec.
  • Forsyth: Madyson Klapmeier, a junior pursuing a professional degree in exercise science, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Forsyth High School and the daughter of Jane and Joel Klapmeier.
  • Fromberg: Jasmine Sherman, a senior majoring in music and theater, earned a $1,000 Alexander and Virginia Dean Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2012 graduate of Fromberg High School and the daughter Laura and Kitzen Sherman.
  • Gardiner: Shareena O’Dell, a sophomore majoring in elementary education, earned a $1,000 Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 78 Undergrad Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Gardiner High School and the daughter of Dave and Stanetta O’Dell.
  • Glendive: Bryce Benson earned a $2,000 Poe Family Scholarship in Pharmacy and a $1000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Mike and Kathy Benson.
  • Great Falls:
    • Caitlyn Aakre, a senior studying elementary education with a special education endorsement, earned a $1,000 Western Montana Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is 2012 graduate of C.M. Russell High School and the daughter of Jodi and Garth Gabriel and Aaron and Anette Aarke.
    • Nicole Aline, a sophomore majoring in communicative sciences and disorders, earned a $1,000 Ethel and Peter DeWit Sr. and Marjorie and Robert Stevenson Scholarship from the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at UM. She is 2014 graduate of Great Falls High School and the daughter of Susan and Bill Aline.
    • Joelle Lundy, a senior studying elementary education, earned a $2,200 Kleis Larsen Scholarship from the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences at UM. She is a 2012 graduate of C.M. Russell High School and the daughter of Joel and Louisa Lundy.
    • Allison Glass earned a $400 Carl J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Kelly Campbell-Glass and Jerry Glass.
    • Heidi Lissau, a junior majoring in community health and prevention sciences, earned a $1,000 George and Margaret Sarsfield Scholarship from the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2006 graduate of Skyview Alternative High School and the daughter of Michelle Grimaud and Dave Lissau.
    • Kaylee Osentowski, a freshman majoring in dance, earned a $250 Odyssey of the Stars Dance Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2016 graduate of Charles M. Russell High School and the daughter of Mary and Tammy Osentowski.
  • Hamilton:
    • Emilia Maria Strickland, a junior majoring in English teaching, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at UM. She is a 2009 graduate of Hamilton High School and the daughter of Terry and Jackie Strickland.
    • Nancy Valk, a senior majoring in art and art education, earned a $3,700 Eloise Baird Boldt Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 1977 graduate of Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska, and the mother of Arielle Rhodz and Susan Torre.
    • Mikhala Wilson earned a $2,000 Stanley M. Reinhaus Family Foundation Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Gina Wilson.
  • Hardin: Forrest Murter earned a $1,250 Kalispell Regional Medical Center Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Melody and Paul Murter.
  • Havre:
    • Steven Barton earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.
    • Brandi Berg earned an $8,800 Cardinal Health Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Darla Dahl and Gary Berg.
  • Helena:
    •  Maria Cristina Carkeek, a junior studying communicative sciences and disorders, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at UM. She is a 2010 graduate of Capital High School and the daughter of Steve and Claudene Carkeek.
    • Elizabeth Mays, a junior majoring in English teaching and creative writing, earned a $1,000 Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 78 Undergraduate Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Capital High School and the daughter of Marchita and Herschel Mays.
    • Brittany Belgarde, a junior studying elementary education, earned a $3,700 Maureen Beasley Rouig Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Helena High School and the daughter of Marlene and Michael Steinberg.
    • Victoria Hinther, a graduate student studying communicative sciences and disorders, earned a $5,000 George and Laurine Harris Scholarship from the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at UM. She is a 2006 graduate of Helena High School and the daughter of Everett and Jodi Smith.
    • Michael Gantz, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned a $1,000 Albertsons Safeway Inc. Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Robert and Rosanne Gantz.
    • Shae Fanning earned an Outstanding Student in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience for Hospital Pharmacy Award and a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Mike Fanning and Tammy Plubell.
    • Kaitlyn Harrington earned a $1,000 Academy of Past Presidents Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Jasyn and John Harrington.
    • Cody Rosenbaum earned a $2,200 Apothecary Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Jada Cunningham earned a $1,800 David Hartwig Pharmacy Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Judy and Don Cunningham.
    • Mariah Johnson, a junior majoring in Russian and creative writing and literature, earned a $612.50 Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship from the Russian section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Capital High School and the daughter of Audrey Hinman and Bart Johnson.
    • Mary-Elizabeth Boespflug, a freshman majoring in theater, earned a $400 Odyssey of the Stars Theatre Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2015 graduate of Capital High School and the daughter of Cindy Jensen and Ronald Boespflug.
    • Kaitlin Kroll, a sophomore majoring in athletic training, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Helena High School and the daughter of Dan and Janna Kroll.
    • Kourtney Zeigler, a junior studying art education, earned a $1,000 Charles R. and Nancy L. Zadra Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction’s Teacher Education Program at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Helena High School and the daughter of Glen and Liza Zeigler.
    • Theodore Lanier earned a $2,500 Montana Pharmacy Association Lori Morin Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Ted and Vicky Lanier.
  • Hobson: Brittany Stevenson earned a $1,000 Betty Long Pharmacy Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Doug and Sharon Stevenson.
  • Kalispell:
    • Jennifer Weber, a junior majoring in elementary education, earned a $1,700 Linus J. Carleton Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 1997 graduate of the University of North Dakota and the daughter of John and Leone Hagen.
    • Mitchell Ryan Zander, a senior studying health enhancement, earned a $1,300 Donald C. and Patricia Orlien Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. He is a 2012 graduate of Glacier High School and the son of Kirk and Melanie Zander.
    • Bryce Tomas, a junior majoring in English teaching, earned a $1,000 Vernon and Myrtle Glascock Scholarship in Education from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. He is a 2013 graduate of Glacier High School and the son of John and Julie Sonderegger.
    • Nancy Wilson, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned a $3,000 Walgreens Diversity Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 1999 graduate of Flathead High School and the daughter of Mai and Fred Jaquith.
    • Mary Van Allen earned an Outstanding Student in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience for Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Award from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Zach French, a junior majoring in theater with an emphasis in acting, earned a $1,500 Patrick R. Robins Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2013 graduate of Glacier High School and the daughter of Sonya and Dean French.
  • Laurel: Morgan Luce earned a $500 Deane and Laurie Mutch Bell Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Melinda and Bill Luce.
  • Lewistown:
    • Amber Yaeger earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faulty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Brad and Tina Yaeger.
    • Margaret Matchett earned a $2,500 Rosauers Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Sally and Marc “Randy” Matchett.
  • Libby: Shelby White earned a Lilly Achievement Award from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
  • Livingston: Aspen Klawitter, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned a $1,100 Beda Mattson and Charles E. Eck Family Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Park High School and the daughter of Mark and Sandra Klawitter.
  • Malta:
    • Brett Amestoy earned a $1,500 Poe Family Scholarship in Pharmacy from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Edward and Jolene Amestoy.
    • Kevin Amestoy earned a $1,500 Poe Family Scholarship in Pharmacy from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Edward and Jolene Amestoy.
  • Missoula:
    • Cristal Dyer, a UM student majoring in history and political science for secondary education, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2007 graduate of Hellgate High School and the daughter of Shane and April Sterner.
    • Stephanie Nadasi, a graduate student studying educational leadership, earned a $1,000 Dr. L. Dean Sorenson Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. She is a 1992 graduate of Big Sky High School and the daughter of Stephen and Diana Harris.
    • Erin O’Reilly, a graduate student pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership, earned a $1,000 Orville Gertz Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. She is a 2006 graduate of Hellgate High School and the daughter of Jerry and Judy O’Reilly.
    • Erin Ellis, a graduate student pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership, earned a $5,300 Ernest G. and Jeanette M. Lake Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. She is a 1999 graduate of Big Sky High School and the daughter of Jeff and Jen Jenkins and Steve Anderson.
    • Jennifer Rae Burnett, a graduate student studying educational leadership, earned a $1,000 Thomas Martin Farrier Memorial Fellowship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. She is a 2000 graduate of Sentinel High School and the daughter of Kelly and Jolinda Murphy.
    • Grace Gardner, a graduate student studying educational leadership for higher education, earned a $1,500 Edwin Boone Craighead Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. She is a 2005 graduate of Sentinel High School and the daughter of Douglas and Gael Harris.
    • Chad Eichenlaub, a graduate student studying educational leadership, earned a $1,000 Rural Educational Leaders Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. He is a 2007 graduate of Hellgate High School and the son of Darren and Michelle Eichenlaub.
    • Michael Fisher, a graduate student studying educational leadership, earned a $500 Jim Atkinson/WMAEMSP Scholarship from the Department of Educational Leadership at UM. He is a 2006 graduate of Ronan High School and the son of Ed and Lynette Fisher.
    • Amy Abendroth, a post-baccalaureate student studying English education, earned a $1,200 Paul Fawley Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 1994 graduate of Skyview High School and the daughter of Sandy Abendroth.
    • Cody Beierle, a graduate student studying curriculum and instruction, earned a $1,000 Robert and Linda Larson Family Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. He is a 2008 graduate of Frenchtown High School and the son of Chad Beierle and Lisa McGuire.
    • Katherine Matthews, a senior majoring in elementary education, earned a $2,000 Kenneth Allen Marcure Memorial Scholarship from the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences at UM. She is a 2012 graduate of Hellgate High School and the daughter of John and Sandy Matthews.
    • Jayme Parrish, a UM student majoring in elementary education, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. He is a 2005 graduate of Big Sky High School and the son of Russ and Renae Parrish.
    • Markie Glidewell, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned a $1,100 Roger E. Ackerly Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Sentinel High School and the daughter of Mark and Dale Kindred.
    • Margeaux Byrd earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.
    • Kristina Finsaas earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Research Award and a University of Montana President’s Senior Recognition Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Susan and John Finsaas.
    • Jenner Minto earned a $2,500 Grace and John Lawler Pharmacy Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
    • Roman Chinikaylo earned a $1,050 L.D. (Lud) Polich Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Mikhail and Svetlana Chinikaylo.
    • Jenna Nickless, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned a $1,500 Providence Montana Health Foundation Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Ray and Terri Nickless.
    • Alicia Bowman, a junior majoring in political science, earned a $200 Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures General Scholarship from the Russian section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Hellgate High School and the daughter of Rex and Julie Bowman.
    • Dimitrios Tsolakidis, a UM student majoring in classics and philosophy, earned a $1,183.25 Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award in Classic Languages from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. He is a 2005 graduate of Boyd Anderson High School and the son of Helena Vlasto and Micki Singer.
    • Morgan Solonar, a freshman majoring in theater, earned a $400 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Drama Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2015 graduate of Hellgate High School and the daughter of Dannelle Solonar.
    • Wendy Schneider, a junior majoring in health and human performance, earned a $1,000 George and Margaret Sarsfield Scholarship from the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 1993 graduate of Big Sky High School and the daughter of Royal and Sandy Newell.
    • Brielle Rolle, a junior majoring in exercise science, earned a $3,600 Pat Nygaard Memorial Scholarship from Gary Nygaard and the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Big Sky High School and the daughter of Liz and Jim Rolle.
  • Monarch: Holly Croff earned a $2,000 Chris and Terri Halko Pharmacy Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Lynn Schilling and Thomas Croff.
  • Park City: Michaela Gieser earned a $1,500 Arthur N. Carlson and Warner-Lambert Scholarship Endowment and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.
  • Plentywood: Karli Peterson, a graduate student studying pharmacy, earned an $8,800 Cardinal Health Scholarship from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is a 2010 graduate of Plentywood High School and the daughter of Casey and Michelle Peterson.
  • Polson: Ruby Marie Roberts, a sophomore majoring in dance, earned a $1,000 Odyssey of the Stars Dance Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2015 graduate of Polson High School and the daughter of Julia and Michael Roberts.
  • Shelby: Kelly Hasquet earned a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of John and Marla Hasquet.
  • Stanford: Mary Mikeson earned a $1,000 Albertsons Safeway Inc. Scholarship and a $1,000 James Wedum Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Mark Mikeson and Kelly Keim.
  • Stevensville:
    • Nigel McCallum earned an $8,800 Cardinal Health Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Wanda and Gary McCallum.
    • Philip Williams, a senior studying forest resource management, earned a $1,200 Zuuring-MAGIP Graduate GIS Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. He is a 2012 homeschool graduate and the son of Michael and Eve Williams.
    • Jenna Lockman, a freshman majoring in theater, earned an $800 Mary Cardell Moore and Robert and Florence Cardell Drama Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a graduate of Stevensville High School and the daughter of Blakey and David Lockman.
  • Sunburst: Kari Hinkle, a senior majoring in biology secondary education, earned a $1,000 James and Sody Jones Math and Science Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 1995 graduate of Sunburst High School and the daughter of Thomas Farbo and Susan and Tom Otto.
  • Whitefish: Lauren Gloria O’Laughlin, a junior majoring in natural resource conservation, earned a $1,700 Benjamin Rosenberg Cohen Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is the daughter of Donald and Kristy Negri.
  • Wolf Point: Erica Hoversland earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award and a Susan Selbach Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Alan and Mary Ellen Hoversland. 

Nevada: Jessica Stine from Henderson earned a $2000 Stanley M. Reinhaus Family Foundation Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.

Hannah Habighorst, a sophomore from Henderson majoring in exercise science, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2015 graduate of Nevada State High School and the daughter of Mike and Lisa Habighorst.

North Carolina: Ian Siepker, a junior from Jacksonville majoring in history and education, earned a $612.50 Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship from the classics section of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. He is a 2012 graduate of Croatan High School and the son of Geoffrey and Alison Siepker.

New York: Crystal Clemens from LaFayette earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Mark and Trudy Clemens.

Ohio: Sophia Weinmann, a graduate student from Cleveland studying resource conservation, earned a $1,000 Elenore H. Schofield and Donald J. Schofield Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2007 graduate of St. Joseph Academy and the daughter of Rick and Ruthanne Weinmann.

Mary Burns, a senior from Rocky River majoring in elementary education, earned a $1,100 Royal and Norma Johnson Family Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Rocky River High School and the daughter of Karen Burns.

Oregon: Kathryn McClaine, a senior from Astoria majoring in dance and lighting design and technology, earned a $1,000 Alexander and Virginia Dean Scholarship and a $1,000 Odyssey of the Stars Dance Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2005 graduate of Washington Academy of Performing Arts Conservatory High School and the daughter of Scott and Helen McClaine.

Emily Christman, a sophomore from Helix majoring in exercise science, earned a $1,000 George and Margaret Sarsfield Scholarship from the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Pendleton High School and the daughter of Gary and Angela Christman.

Katelyn Page, a junior from John Day majoring in forest operations and fire management, earned a $3,000 John “Fid” Fidler Memorial Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2009 graduate of Grant Union High School and the daughter of Richard Page and Donna Speakman.

Sarah Bortis, a junior from Lincoln City studying theater, earned an $800 Odyssey of the Stars Theatre Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 1996 graduate of Taft High School and the daughter of Helen Bortis.

Blain Radford, a freshman from Portland majoring in lighting design, earned a $500 Odyssey of the Stars Theatre Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. He is a 2016 graduate of Arts and Communications Magnet Academy and the son of Christine and Richard Radford.

Peter Metcalf, a graduate student from West Linn pursuing a doctorate in forestry and conservation sciences, earned a $1,600 Phil Janik Memorial Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. He is a 1997 graduate of West Linn High School and the son of Ray and Andrea Scofield.

Pennsylvania: Alexis Tate, a senior from York Springs majoring in aquatic wildlife biology, earned a $4,900 SCIF Sables Susan and John Monson Hunting Heritage Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Bermudian Springs High School and the daughter of Neil and Melanie Tate.

South Dakota: Sonja Christensen from Pierre earned a $1,000 Academy of Past Presidents Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is the daughter of Myra and David Christensen.

Jessica Bailey, a sophomore from Rapid City majoring in exercise science, earned a $1,300 Peterson Family Scholarship from the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Stevens High School and the daughter of Cheri St. Pierre, Ken Jacquot, Lee Bailey and Audra Nelson-Bailey.

Texas: Heather Daniels from Gladewater earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Jerry Leonard and Redger Daniels Jr.

Utah: Aleesha Porter from Ogden earned a $1,200 Stoll Family Scholarship in Memory of Gertrude Cope Stoll, Rudy “Skip” Stoll, and Theresa M. Stoll-Sholey

Graeson Keisel from Monroe earned a $2,500 Montana Pharmacy Association Grants-In-Aid Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Kimberly Keisel.

John Gardner from Murray earned a $2,000 Brian James Bachmeier Memorial Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM.

Washington: Ellie Morem, a freshman from Buckley majoring in dance, earned a $500 Odyssey of the Stars Dance Scholarship from the School of Theatre and Dance at UM. She is a 2016 graduate of White River High School and the daughter of Erika and James Morem.

Shae Gurney, a sophomore from Kennewick majoring in exercise science and biology, earned a $2,000 EdReady Scholarship from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Performance at UM. He is a 2014 graduate of Kamiakin High School and the son of Sue and Lance Gurney.

Phuoc Le from Kent earned a $1,000 Albertsons Safeway Inc. Scholarship from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.

Kaja Wagner from Kirkland earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award and a Student ASP Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.

Michael Lawrence from Lake Stevens earned a $1,000 Marcia Vollmer Pharmacy Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of David and Tracy Lawrence.

Haley Feider, a sophomore from Liberty Lake majoring in elementary education with a literacy endorsement, earned a $1,000 C&H Scholarship from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2014 graduate of Central Valley High School and the daughter of Anne and Wade Feider.

Kailey Phillips, a graduate student from Liberty Lake studying pharmacy, earned a $1,450 Sidney J. Coffee Scholarship from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. She is a 2011 graduate of Gonzaga Preparatory School and the daughter of Melanie Phillips.

Jennesa Sokol from Mica earned a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM.

Megan Chamberlin, a junior from Seattle majoring in communicative sciences and disorders, earned a $900 Walter and Elaine Anderson Scholarship Fund from the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at UM. She is a 2013 graduate of Holy Names Academy and the daughter of Jennifer and James Chamberlin.

Magdalena Noriega, a freshman from Shoreline studying forestry, earned a $900 Bill Greenwald Memorial Scholarship from the College of Forestry and Conservation at UM. She is a 2015 graduate of Shorecrest High School and the daughter of Claire and Jacob Noriega.

Mitchell Kayser from Spokane earned a Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Recognition Award from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at UM. He is the son of Doug and Helen Kayser.

Valerie Nauditt from Spokane earned an Outstanding Student in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience for Community Pharmacy Award and a Skaggs School of Pharmacy Faculty Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. She is the daughter of Peter and Sandra Nauditt.

Luke Dearden from Trout Lake earned a TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA Outstanding Student Award from the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at UM. He is the son of Doug and Robin Dearden.

West Virginia: Claire Rogan Baer, a graduate student from Hurricane pursuing a master’s degree in education curriculum and instruction, earned a $1,100 John and Susan Zaugra Graduate Education Book Award from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UM. She is a 2007 graduate of Hurricane High School and daughter of Scott and Betsy Rogan.

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