Outstanding local high school grads awarded free tuition to BHC

Black Hawk College is proud to announce that 45 area high school graduates have received the 2011 Black Hawk College Presidential Scholars Award.

The Presidential Scholars Program includes full tuition scholarships to graduates in the top 10 percent of their high school class in Illinois Community College District 503 who plan to enroll at Black Hawk College.

The 44 recipients by high school are:

Cambridge High School – Devin Kluever, Chelsea Mitro

Erie High School – Samantha Johnston

Galva High School – Karlee Rylander

Geneseo High School – Caitlin Vandersnick

Kewanee High School – Jeanne Moats, Hailey Plum, Taylor Sellers

Mercer County High School – Clint DeSpain, Kelli Koch

Moline High School – Cara Adams, Alexis Castillo, Samantha Corelis, David Evans, Zoe Fraser, Taylor Freymann, Elizabeth LaBotte, Austin Paytash, Alexander Sellers, Hannah Turner, Myka Walljasper

Rock Island High School – Judah Kennedy, Anna Pienta, Taylor Waugh, Brandi Welsh

Rockridge High School – Jacqueline Klossing, Emily Medinger

Sherrard High School – William King, Mary Elizabeth Talbot

Stark County High School – Taylor Wilkinson, Jasmine Wyant

United Township High School – Brennen Burkland, Laura Catterton, Bailey Escontrias, Montana Farrell, Jaryn Franklin, Megan James, Kaitlyn Kahle, Abraham Levy, Elizabeth Ochoa, Mitchell Riley, Kayla Schnerre, Shane Spellmeyer, Austin Wells