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Scholarships, Honors & Plans For Banner, Potter-Dix 2021 Grads



Kathryn Blankenship – Attend Western Nebraska Community College, major in nursing 

WNCC CW Yount Foundation Scholarship - full tuition, fees, books approx. $4,000 per year, $8,000 

Haven and Virginia Smith Scholarship - $3,000 

WNCC Early Admission Scholarship - $1,000 per year, $2,000 Minuteman Activities Conference Scholarship - $1,000 

WNCC Outstanding Leadership Scholarship - $500 

Marsha Faye Schmall Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 

Farm Bureau Scholarship - $500 

Roosevelt Public Power District Scholarship - $200 

Daughters of the American Revolution Local Scholarship - $100 

Honorable Mention for the Omaha World-Herald Nebraska All Academic Program 

Alternate for the Oregon Trail Foundation Clara E. Muehlberger Scholarship

Aubrey Clement – attend Southeast Community College in Lincoln, major in automotive technology 

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship Award

$1,500 High Plains Auto Club Scholarship - $1,000 

Southeast Community College Recruiter Scholarship - $1,000 Southeast Community College SCC Freshman Tuition Scholarship - $600 

Joe Cross – attend Western Welding Academy, Gillette, Wyoming, major in welding 

Hadassah Grubbs Her plans are to enter the workforce 

Cheyanne Knisley Her plans are to enter the workforce 

Macee McConkey – attend Eastern Wyoming College, Torrington, Wyoming, major in welding



Javon Coyle is the son of Brandy Smith and Cody Coyle, he is undecided on his future plans

McKynna Deeds is the daughter of Juan and Keri Mendoza and Craig and Ashley Deeds. McKynna plans to attend Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington,Wyoming. Her plans include majoring in Elementary Education

Kyle Evans is the son of Liea Evans. Kyle plans to attend WNCC in Scottsbluff and major in Health and Nutrition. Kyle received the WNCC Board of Governors full tuition, WNCC Outstanding Leadership Scholarship

Mary Kasten is the daughter of Jason and Amanda Kasten plans to attend UNK in the fall majoring in Nursing. Amanda has received the UN-L Husker Traditions Scholar, WNCC 100% ACT Remission, UN-K Regents Scholar, Virginia and Haven Smith Scholarship,  UN-O Chancellor’s Scholarship, Potter-Dix Valedictorian Scholarship

Jaden Lee is the son of Cheryl Day. He plans to attend the University of Wyoming majoring in Aerospace Engineering

Mikayla Lee is the daughter of Robert and Toni Lee. She plans to attend NCTA in the fall majoring in Veterinary Technology. She received the Rawson Scholarship Crossroads Cooperative Association Ag Scholarship

Brandon Mendoza is the son of Juan and Keri Mendoza, his future plans include attending Eastern Wyoming College majoring in Communications and he plans to become a translator 

Donnie Moench is the son of Doug and Soni Moench. He plans to attend LCCC for General Studies or  the Wind Energy Program. He has received the UN-L Husker Power Scholar, UN-O Deans Scholarship

Rhyley Murchison is the daughter of Samantha Farrar. Rhyley plans to attend Eastern Wyoming College in the fall majoring in Nursing 

Jaydin Paxton is the daughter of Emily and Jeff Paxton. Jaydin plans on attending Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne in the fall. She will major in Elementary Education, then finishing at U of Wyo. Jaydin has received the UN-L Husker Study and Stay, UN-O Chancellor’s Scholarship, Potter-Dix Salutatorian Scholarship

Vivian Pease is the daughter of Todd and Angela Pease. Vivian plans to attend Chadron State College this fall and will be majoring in Business/Accounting

Fedalina Schuessler is the daughter of Craig Schuessler and Rhonda Halligan. Fedalina plans to attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney majoring in Social Work. She has received the UN-L Husker Power Scholar, UN-O Dean’s Scholarship

Tobias Thompson is the son of James Thompson. He is currently undecided as to his future plans 

Shawn Waggoner is the son of Jerry and Melissa Gorsuch. He plans to start at WNCC then transfer to UNK to finish a degree in Physical Therapy. Shawn has received the Potter-Dix Booster Club Scholarship, Potter Lions Club Scholarship

Bryce Winter is the son of Tina Winter. Bryce plans to attend WNCC is Scottsbluff for Auto Mechanics