National Western Awards
The National Western Stock Show organizes and produces several events annually to
benefit the National Western Scholarship Trust. This year, the Trust awarded 74
grants for the 2011-2012 school year. The grants range from $2500 to $6000 and
are presented to students studying agriculture and medicine for practice in
rural areas at colleges in Colorado and Wyoming.
New recipients for 2011-2012 are:
Adams State College –
Cheyann Goldbranson, LaJara, CO; Brady Schreibvogel, Keenesberg, CO.
Casper College –
Kinsey Freeman, Cheyenne, WY; Katelyn Fritsche, McCook, NE; Catharine Koroulis,
Steamboat Springs, CO; Zach Post, Lakefield, MN.
Colorado Northwestern Community College – Holly Gurr, Craig, CO; Wendy
Villa, Oak Creek, CO.
Colorado State University –
Amanda Albrecht, Golden, CO; Kortney Bahem, Homedale, ID; Aeriel Belk, Fort
Collins, CO; Natalie Blackmer, Clarksville, MI; Kamber Carlson, Stoneham, CO;
Stacy Chilcott, Chandler, AZ; Brady Clevenger, Crook, CO; Whitney Darr, Douglas,
WY; Barbra Davis, Center, CO; Colin Durham, Rush, CO; Ryan Giles, Ebensburg, PA;
Peter Hurt, Mentone, AL; Erin Karney, Las Animas, CO; Ian Kersch, Vail, CO; Leah
Major, Arvada, CO; Rex May, Brush, CO; Stephanie Lebsock, Fort Morgan, CO;
Karissa Maneotis, Craig, CO; Amanda McCarthy, Arvada, CO; Kelsie McEndaffer, New
Raymer, CO; Sarah Morgan, Lakewood, CO; Cody Peterson, Erie, CO; Megan Semler,
Bayfield, CO; Miranda Sis, McCook, NE; Megan Shoemaker, Vernon, CT; Kim Sterkel,
Erie, CO; Wyatt Taylor, Kiowa, CO.
Lamar Community College –
Cierra Clyncke, Broomfield, CO; Bo Kearney, Las Animas, CO; Jorie Vermillion,
Matheson, CO; MeLaina Wientjes, Eagle Butte, SD.
Laramie County Community College – Brooke Knapp, Yuma, CO; Stormy Lupher,
Fort Bridger, WY; Tycee Mohler, Evanston, WY; Courtney Yelton, Laramie, WY.
Northeastern Junior College –
Drew Curtis, Madrid, NE; Chisum Docheff, Longmont, CO; Curtis Doubet,
Parker, CO; Janna Smith, Haxtun, CO.
University of Colorado Medical School –
Camille Allison, Peyton, CO; Nicole Cucinella, Empire, CO; Donald Dutton,
LaJunta, CO; Lisa Hamilton, Karval, CO; Andrew Henrichs, Fitchburg, WI; Luis
Hernandez, Castleford, ID; Christopher Lundberg, Woodland Park, CO; Kenya May,
Evansville, WY; Asa Ware, Wray, CO; Stephen Wills, Colorado Springs, CO.
University of Wyoming –
Alecia Cushman, Kaycee, WY; Abbey Davidson, Saratoga, WY; Aubry Gray, Moorcroft,
WY; Randa May, Pine Bluffs, WY; Brice Mcintosh, Wheatland, WY; Laura Noel,
Anchorage, AK; Lauren Schiermiester, Buffalo, WY; Stephanie Schroeder, Douglas,
WY; Elizabeth Shaffer, Pinedale, WY; Ticia Shelton, Laramie, WY; Kelsie Speiser,
Casper, WY; Rebecca Vraspir, Emerson, NE.
University of Northern Colorado -
Lindsay Benson, Sterling, CO; Michal Ford, Lyons, CO; Tabea St. Louis, Elbert,
CO; Kendra Snow, Canon City, CO.
National Western Scholarships are the major beneficiaries of the National
Western Stock Show. Some of the more visible of all the events that support
these scholarships include the