October 30, 2008
Morningside College has awarded more than $153,000 in academic scholarships to transfer students for the fall 2008 semester.
The “Celebration of Excellence” scholarships were presented to new students who transferred 24 or more credit hours to Morningside with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship program provides up to $5,000 each academic year to full-time undergraduates without regard to financial need.
Students from Sioux City who received the scholarships and their majors include Carey Baczwaski, nursing and biology; Holly Becker, art education; Kathryne Carlson, business administration and management; Kimberly Downs, elementary education; David Floyd, history education; John Kirwan, history education; Sunshine Myers, elementary education and Spanish; Anpao Petite Sanchez, business administration and finance; Tina Stumpe, nursing; and Jennifer VanderVeen, English education.
Other Iowa students who received the scholarships and their majors include Deidre Hinkeldey of Alta, nursing; Meghan Chapin of Carson, psychology counseling; Heather Smith of Cherokee, nursing; Zane Fourney of Council Bluffs, elementary education; Kyle Suder of Council Bluffs, business administration and finance; Lauri Nees of Early, nursing; Rachel Miller of Emmetsburg, English education; Whitney Van Roekel of Estherville, business administration and marketing; Lisa Bultman of Hawarden, business administration; David Young of Hinton, political science; Nicole Morgan of Kingsley, elementary education and special education; Shannon Hettinger of LeMars, elementary education; Leah Price of LeMars, business administration and accounting; Jamie Vander Kooi of Merrill, nursing and Spanish; Daniel Herrstrom of Mitchellville, computer science; Consuelo Lindsey of Moville, mathematics education; Traci Bode of Sergeant Bluff, elementary education; Lindsay Washburn of Sergeant Bluff, English; and Brandie Koenig of Sloan, English.
Nebraska students who received the scholarships and their majors include Jessica Beacom of Dakota City, political science and world politics; Quentin Hodges of Lincoln, business administration and Spanish; Edward Marrs II of Omaha, Exploring; Steven Throne of Omaha, English education; Colton Graves of South Sioux City, business administration; and Amanda Nelson of Wakefield, business administration, finance, human resources and marketing.
Students from other states who received the scholarships and their majors include Crystal Heiman of Alcester, S.D., biology; and Addi Radke of Snyder, Colo., biology.