Niles High announces scholarship winners

Mary Cross presents Niles High School's Gavin Croom with a Carlton Dungey Jr. Minority Scholarship Tuesday during the high school scholarship assembly. Leader photo/CRAIG HAUPERT

Mary Cross presents Niles High School’s Gavin Croom with a Carlton Dungey Jr. Minority Scholarship Tuesday during the high school scholarship assembly. Leader photo/CRAIG HAUPERT

Niles High School held its annual scholarship assembly Tuesday in the high school auditorium. Below is a list of scholarships and their recipients.

Niles Community Scholarships:

• Orville Coolidge — Taylor Hess

• Adastra Scholarship — Jessica Tejeda

• Sarley Family Scholarship — Kyle Mikel

• Mary Swan Scholarship — Meghan Phillips

• Baxter Memorial — Abigail Mattson

Carlton Dungey Jr. Minority Scholarship — Gavin Croom, Sierra Ellis, Ahlana Lawshea, Hannah Porterfield, Elizabeth Quaye, Priscilla Quaye, Kyra West

Jay Tyler Thomas Scholarship — Dillion Nutting

Clyde E Snyder Scholarship — Sarah Cramer, Aiyana Hagan

Niles High School Athletic Boosters Scholarship — Stuart Coulston, Elizabeth Hein

Barbara Ann Stone Scholarship — Paige Marie Chaffin and Alexandria Marie Fuller

Niles Buchanan Rotary Scholarship — Ashlynn Loenser

LaRue Messenger Post 26 Scholarship — Paige Lamb

Circle of Friends Scholarship — Larkin Carey, Sierra Ellis, Priscilla Quaye

Xi Alpha Delta Chapter Scholarship — Lindsay Cavanaugh, Kristen Clark, Brent McGowan

Miss Niles/Brandywine Scholarship — Alexandria Schoenleber

Mr. Niles/Mr. Blossomtime Scholarships — Stuart Coulston

Niles Downtown Development Scholarship — Eva Nemeth

Leo Kriziza and Esther Kriziza-Condry Scholarship Fund — Lindsay Cavanaugh, Sarah Cramer, Christopher Mangus, Mirna Sosa

Blaske–Hill Foundation Scholarship — Taylor Hess

Brian Parker Memorial Scholarship — Gavin Croom

Neil Moss Annual Drug Awareness Golf Scholarship — Abigail Mattson, Joshua Bell

Niles Noon Optimist Scholarship — Karen Bounds, Ashylnn Loenser, Priscilla Quaye

Niles Noon Optimist Soccer Scholarship — Emily Archer and Stuart Coulston

Andrew Wuthnow Niles High School Track Scholarship — Paige Chaffin

Niles District Education Association Scholarship — Kristen Clark, Elizabeth Hein, Erica Haimbaugh

Southwestern Michigan College Scholarships:

• Art Scholarship — Joshua Bell, Courtney Dumond, Karissa Loveall, Michael Mutchler

• Award of Excellence — Amanda Robertson, Jessica Tejeda

• Honors Award — Jorge De Leon Tejeda, Shelby Flanders, Karon Nicols, and Samantha Pompey

Lake Michigan College Scholarships:

• LMC Winner’s Circle — Kelsey Crago & Holly Lant

• LMC Board of Trustees Scholarship — Meghan Lahti, Holly Lant, Katherine VandenHeede, Kara Smith, Jacob Brentlinger

• LMC Presidential Scholars Award — Alexander Brown

George and Margaret Contois Scholarship — Elizabeth Hein

Niles Service League Scholarship — Gavin Croom, Hunter Benitez, Meghan Koglin, Larkin Carey, Sarah Lighthart, and Matthew Schiele

Jane Davis Health Careers Scholarship — Lindsay Cavanaugh, Ashlynn Loenser

Fay Frazee Nursing Scholarship — Mirna Sosa

Niles Haunted House Scholarships:       

• Lou Milley Memorial Scholarship — Alexandria Fuller

• Gottlieb Christ Memorial Scholarship — Jessica Lafler, Priscilla Quaye

Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship in Memory of Ethlyn Flora — Paige Lamb

Virginia Heirmann Frucci Memorial Scholarship — Larkin Carey

Cass County Community Policing Scholarship — Victoria Toney

Abigail Watson Scholarship — Sierra Ellis, Ashlynn Loenser

Lakeland Auxillary Volunteer Scholarship — Aiya Jweihan, Gavin Croom

Patrick Curran Memorial Scholarship — Jerrid Burdue

Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority — Hunter Benitez, Haley Helt, Jessica Lafler

Student Council Scholarship — Sarah Cramer, Stuart Coulston

Leslie Bookout Annual Scholarship for the Arts-Psi Iota XI — Cassidy Verhostra

Niles Soccer Scholarship — Ryan Casey

Jason Arnold Memorial Scholarship — Sarah Cramer

Brian Swiger Memorial Scholarship — Stuart Coulston

Kiwanis Club of Niles Scholarship — Elizabeth Hein, Alex Gamso, Priscilla Quaye, Elizabeth Quaye, Aiya Jweihan

Tem-Pace LLC Pacesetter Award — Alicia Coultas

Stephen N. Tyler Memorial Scholarship — Ashley Love & Matthew Schiele

Jeanne Griffin Memorial Scholarship — Paige Lamb

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