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Release: April 2, 2002

Local student wins scholarship from UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Linda Maxson, dean of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts, has announced the winners of a number of scholarships for students continuing their studies in the college for the 2002-03 academic year. Criteria for selection varies according to the type of scholarship. Winners are listed below according to hometown, with Iowa hometowns listed first.

IOWA

AFTON: Cheryl Davenport, a first-year student majoring in pre-business and Spanish, won a $2,000 Nadyne Harris Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Cheryl is the daughter of Jean and Charles Davenport and a graduate of East Union High School.

BURLINGTON: Brian David Metzger, a junior physics and astronomy and mathematics major won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’ thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Brian is the son of David and Inez Metzger and a graduate of Burlington Community High School.

CEDAR RAPIDS: Emily Jenell Coleman, a junior English and literature, science and the arts major, won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’ thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Emily is the daughter of Gary and Mindy Coleman and a graduate of Xavier High School.

CEDAR RAPIDS: Jennifer Kay Drahos, a junior economics and microbiology major, won the $1,500 Richard J. Odem Scholarship, awarded to an undergraduate in mathematics, statistics, or economics. Jennifer is the daughter of Duane Drahos and Kathy Barnholdt and a graduate of Prairie High School.

CLEAR LAKE: Anne Cherry, a sophomore physics and pre-medicine major, won the $1,500 Velma Stuit Scholarship, awarded to an outstanding undergraduate woman in the sciences who is active in service to others. Anne is the daughter of John and Elizabeth Cherry and a graduate of Clear Lake High School.

COUNCIL BLUFFS: Meghan Elizabeth Beresford, a senior English and dance major with a minor in cinema and comparative literature, won a $2,000 Nadyne Harris Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Meghan is the daughter of Brendan and Jeannette Beresford and a graduate of St. Albert High School.

DAVENPORT: Steven Christopher Moeller, a junior philosophy, history, and political science major, won the $1,000 David W. Koehser Scholarship, awarded to a student in economics, political science or history. Steven is the son of Charles and Rebecca Moeller and a graduate of Davenport North High School.

DAVIS CITY: Andrew Helton, a senior physics and astronomy major, won a $1,500 George S. Schaeffer Scholarship, awarded to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Andrew is the son of Lorren and Becky Helton and a graduate of Central Decatur Junior/Senior High School.

DES MOINES: Lauren Rebecca Rice, a junior English major with a women’s studies minor, won the $2,000 Mary Campbell Tow Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Lauren is the daughter of Deb and Dale Thelen and of Jerry and Sheri Rice. She is a graduate of East High School.

FAYETTE: Sarah L. Bradley, a junior psychology and pre-medicine major with a minor in biology, won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’ thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Sarah is the daughter of Linda Carpenter and a graduate of Oelwein High School.

FORT MADISON: Jennifer Rose Hunold, a sophomore art major, won a $2,500 Alexander Kern Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Jennifer is the daughter of Sam and Linda Baxter and of John and Deirdre Hunold. She is a graduate of Central Lee High School.

JEWELL: Brooke D. Olson, a sophomore exercise science and pre-physician assistant major, won a $1,500 George S. Schaeffer Scholarship, awarded to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Brooke is the daughter of Brad and Sue Olson and a graduate of South Hamilton High School.

KAMRAR: Nicole L. Schaa, a sophomore biology and pre-medicine major, won a $1,500 George S. Schaeffer Scholarship, awarded to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Nicole is the daughter of Randy and Kim Schaa and a graduate of Northeast Hamilton High School.

MASON CITY: Elizabeth J. Craig, a junior English and political science major, won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’ thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Elizabeth is the daughter of Eugene and Krsmanija Craig and a graduate of Mason City High School.

MILO: Sarah M. Davis, a sophomore psychology major with a minor in American Sign Language, won a $1,500 George S. Schaeffer Scholarship, awarded to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Sarah is the daughter of Terry and Liz Davis and a graduate of Southeast Warren High School.

PARKVIEW: Emily Louise Walker, a junior journalism and mass communications major, won a $2,500 Alexander Kern Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Emily is the daughter of Leland and Joan Walker and a graduate of North Scott High School.

RYAN: Sean D. McEvoy, a junior psychology major with a minor in English, won a $1,500 George S. Schaeffer Scholarship, awarded to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Sean is the son of Bill and Doris McEvoy and a graduate of North Linn High School.

ILLINOIS

ELGIN: Jesse A. Elliot, a junior political science and literature, science, and the arts major with a Spanish minor, won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Jesse is the son of Mark and Lucy Elliott and a graduate of Elgin High School.

WHEELING: Dara Lyn Bengelsdorf, a junior music and elementary education major, won the $2,000 Mary Goodykoontz Barnes Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Dara is the daughter of Howard and Eileen Bengelsdorf and a graduate of Wheeling High School.

COLORADO

COLORADO SPRINGS: Beau A. Carubia, a sophomore exercise science major, won the $1,000 Edward Prichett Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Beau is the son of Robert and Carmen Carubia and a graduate of Lewis Palmer High School.

MINNESOTA

BURNSVILLE: Amelia Marie Rau, a sophomore speech pathology, Latin American studies, and linguistics major, won a $2,800 Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, awarded on the basis of students’ thoughtful essays exploring the impact of their University of Iowa studies on their academic and/or non-academic lives. Amelia is the daughter of Fred and Gloria Rau and a graduate of Lakeville High School.

MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS: Valerie Jean Waters, a first-year theatre major with a Spanish minor, won the $2,000 Margaret Foster Hoff Memorial Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Valerie is the daughter of Lynda and Keith Waters and a graduate of Parkway Central High School.

NEBRASKA

LA VISTA: Rachel Diane Paper, a junior music performance major, won the $1,000 Mary Pelechek Scholarship awarded to a student majoring in art, dance, music, or theatre. Rachel is the daughter of Tom and Diane Paper and a graduate of Maranatha School.

WISCONSIN

HAZEL GREEN: Amanda Michel Brown, a junior cinema major, won a $2,500 Alexander Kern Scholarship, awarded on the basis of financial need, academic promise, academic accomplishments, and special challenges in a student’s background or current circumstances. Amanda is the daughter of David and Cindy Brown and a graduate of Southwestern High School.