Montana Students Win Scholarships from UM

November 29, 2017

MISSOULA – Several students from Montana have earned scholarships for their academic achievements at the University of Montana.

Butte

  • Gary Warchola won a $500 Montana German Heritage Scholarship from UM’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Warchola, a 2005 graduate of Butte High School, is a graduate student majoring in German at UM. He is the son of Darrell and Barbara Price and Russell Warchola of Butte and Billings.

Frenchtown

  • Holly Jacobs earned a $775 Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award in Modern Languages from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. Jacobs, a 2013 Frenchtown High School graduate, is a senior majoring in vocal performance and German at UM. Her parents are Steve and Rachel Jacobs of Frenchtown.

Great Falls

  • Natalie Hofstad earned a $387 Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award from UM’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Hofstad is a 2015 graduate of C.M. Russell High School and a junior at UM majoring in economics and French. She is the daughter of Jeff and Cindi Hofstad of Great Falls.

Hamilton

  • Elise Redlin won a Powell German Scholarship for $300 and a Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship for $121 from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. Redlin, a 2015 Hamilton High School graduate, is a junior at UM majoring in organismal biology and ecology/pre-med sciences and minoring in German. She is the daughter of Michele Holeman and Joel Redlin of Hot Springs.

Helena

  • Ethan Charles Holmes earned a $383 Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship from UM’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Holmes, a 2016 graduate of Capital High School, is a sophomore at UM majoring in political science and minoring in Russian studies. His parents are Bruce and Nanette Holmes of Helena.

Kalispell

  • Kori Mooney won a $1,400 Minnie Spurgin Fullam/Montana Model United Nations Scholarship from UM’s College of Humanities and Sciences. Mooney, a 2017 Flathead High School graduate, is a freshman at UM. She is the daughter of Jay and Danielle Mooney of Kalispell.

Missoula  

  • Brenna Glidewell won a $500 Powell German Scholarship and a $100 Montana German Heritage Scholarship from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. Glidewell is a 2014 homeschool graduate and a junior studying German teaching and history teaching at UM. Her parents are Paul and Katrina Glidewell of Missoula.
  • Lindsey Greytak earned a $500 Phil Maloney Memorial Scholarship from UM’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Greytak, a 2010 graduate of Hellgate High School, is a junior majoring in Russian at UM. She is the daughter of John and Maggie Greytak of Missoula.
  • Kelli Rosenquist won a $1,400 Bess Reed and Dallas J. Memorial Model United Nations Scholarship from UM’s College of Humanities and Sciences. Rosenquist, a 2017 graduate of Sentinel High School, is a freshman at UM studying history. She is the daughter of Robin and Randy Rosenquist of Missoula.

Vaughn

  • Nickolas Smerker earned a $783 Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at UM. Smerker, a 2014 graduate of Simms High School, is a senior majoring in history and classics at UM. His parents are Melissa and Kevin Smerker of Vaughn.

Whitefish

  • Makkie Haller won a $1,400 Minnie Spurgin Fullam/Montana Model United Nations Scholarship from UM’s College of Humanities and Sciences. Haller is a 2017 graduate of Whitefish High School and a freshman majoring in political science at UM. She is the daughter of Bruce and Kaye Haller of Whitefish.

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Contact: UM Foundation, 406-243-2593, umfoundation@mso.umt.edu.