Columbia College awards Westling Scholarship to several AHE students

Columbia College Evening & Nationwide campuses

July 1, 2014

Several Columbia College students recently were awarded a $750 scholarship from the college in honor of Frank S. Westling. Westling was a highly decorated infantry officer and former dean of the college’s Extended Studies Division, now Adult Higher Education.
To qualify for the Westling award, the recipients had to:

  • Be an Online, Evening or Nationwide campus student pursuing a degree with Columbia College
  • Have attended Columbia College during the 2013-14 academic year (scholarship will be for the 2014-2015 academic year)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have at least 15 credit hours with Columbia College
  • Provide evidence of leadership and service to their community, school or country
  • Write a 400-500 word essay about their achievements and career goalsFor the 2014-2015 academic year, Columbia College awarded Westling scholarships to 22 students from 17 campus locations. The scholarship is non-renewable and awarded to new students each year

Name Campus Hometown
Franklin, Brooke Kansas City, MO Shawnee, KS
McColly, Quinn Lemoore, CA Lemoore, CA
Garcia, Courtuere San Luis Obispo, CA Templeton, CA
Hickey, Amanda San Luis Obispo, CA Grover Beach, CA
Preston, Matthew San Luis Obispo, CA Los Osos, CA
Driskel, Danielle Coast Guard Island, CA Kailua, HI
Jauregui, Jenny Los Alamitos, CA La Habra, CA
Kembel, Tracy NAS Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville, FL
Orozco, Liz NAS Jacksonville, FL Fleming Island, FL
Thomas, Arleen Patrick AFB, FL Palm Bay, FL
Evans, Sheryl Lake Ozark, MO Eldon, MO
Murphy, Zach Hunter AAF, GA Savannah, GA
Fallos, Elizabeth Lake County, IL Gurnee, IL
Peterson, Patricia Crystal Lake, IL Woodstock, IL
Fuemmeler, Erica Moberly, MO Moberly, MO
Fugate, Michael Moberly, MO Moberly, MO
Kilgore, Natalie Moberly, MO Moberly, MO
Davolt, Nathan Leonard Wood, MO Dixon, MO
Peterson, Shane Rolla Rolla, MO
Summers, Donna Ft. Worth, TX Keller, TX
Shaneyfelt, Tanya NS Everett/Marysville, WA Arlington, WA
Stilley, Bradley Whidbey Island, WA Great Mills, MD