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Honors College, WBKO Recognize Scholar of the Week Recipients

wku red borderBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (12/13/13) - The Honors College at WKU and WBKO-TV hosted a reception on Dec. 10 to honor the 2013-2014 Scholar of the Week recipients.

The Scholar of the Week program recognizes young scholars in southcentral Kentucky and the WBKO viewing area for their academic and extracurricular activities. The Honors College at WKU has been partnering with WBKO since 2010 on the Scholar of the Week Program.

Out of more than 300 applicants, 74 students were chosen as Scholars of the Week for the 2013-2014 academic school year and have their name, high school and accomplishments air on segments on WBKO’s “10 PM News” on Tuesdays and “AM Kentucky” on Wednesdays. Each student is invited to a reception to celebrate their achievements, recognize them individually, and reward two Scholar of the Week students with a $1,000 scholarship for WKU.

This year’s two scholarship winners are Anne Thomas Belcher, a senior at South Warren High School in Bowling Green, and Angel Semrick, a junior at South Warren High School.

Belcher has a 4.0 GPA and was a 2013 Kentucky Governor’s Scholar. She is involved in a variety of extracurricular activities, including school musical productions, choir, dance, Beta Club and the National Honor Society. Belcher hopes to pursue a career in the field of mathematics and business. Upon learning she had won the scholarship drawing, Belcher’s initial reaction was surprise.

“I’ve had a lot of exposure to the Honors College these last few weeks. It’s crazy – it’s such an honor. WKU is definitely at the top of my list right now,” Belcher said.

Semrick aspires to become a kindergarten teacher after pursuing a degree in elementary education. She participates in student council, cross country, FCCLA and the speech team, while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

“Scholar of the Week has provided me with a lot of opportunities,” Semrick said. “It will hopefully help me get into the Governor’s Scholar Program. This scholarship will help me pay for my books and college expenses and this process has taught me about the college application process.”

Dr. Craig T. Cobane, Executive Director of the Honors College at WKU, believes the Scholar of the Week program provides a wonderful showcase of the quality of our local school systems and it reaffirms the mission of WKU and the Honors College to propel our scholars to even greater academic and professional heights.

“These scholars represent a fantastic group of young adults who are seeking out opportunities to succeed in the classroom, on the field, in the workplace, and in any other settings,” Dr. Cobane said. “They deserve to be recognized for their achievements.”

The following students were recognized as Scholars of the Week for the 2013-2014 academic year:
•    Adair County High School: Madelyn Murrell
•    Allen County-Scottsville High School: Jared Walden
•    Apollo High School: Emily Holland, Laura Hunter, Sarah Smith
•    Barren County High School: Sydney Collier, Cassie Harbison, Dylan Howard, Madison Kerley
•    Bowling Green High School: Sneha Chhachhi, Devin Hayes, Yedarm Kim, Brandon Lee, Turner Manley, Benjamin Peterson, Sonora Schuck, Morgan Smith, Savannah Young
•    Breckinridge County High School: Abby Burke, Kianna Johnson
•    Butler County High School: Kayley Jarboe
•    Carol Martin Gatton Academy: Julia Gensheimer, Peter Kaminski, James Meeks
•    Caverna High School: Theodore Bennett
•    Central Hardin High School: Cheyenne McClure, Katrina Timbers
•    Edmonson County High School: Lydia Basham, Matthew Martin
•    Franklin-Simpson High School: Hunter Bowles, Harrison Kummer, Blaine Patty, Connor Smith, Robin Tyler
•    Glasgow Christian Academy: Ethan Young, Emma Whitlow
•    Greenwood High School: Hira Arshad, Ross Basham, Holly Boddeker, Brandon Carey, Steven Carini, Caroline Davis, Stephanie Dukes, Allison Goff, Michael Kern, Jennifer King, Haley Lord, Jessica Moore, Sarah Suggs
•    Metcalfe County High School: Anna O’Leary, Jordan Samuels, Amanda Word
•    Monroe County High School: Joseph Emmert
•    Muhlenberg County High School: Catelyn Stanley
•    North Hardin High School: Claudia Prevost
•    Owensboro Catholic High School: Elizabeth Brown, Hannah Hagan, Audrey Wright
•    Owensboro High School: Caslen Johnson, Madalyn Story
•    South Warren High School: Anne Thomas Belcher, Allison Curry, Katie Meyers, Evan Poff, Angel Semrick, Jessica Vaughan
•    Warren Central High School: Natalie Allen, Amber Lamastus, Tin Phung, Trong Phung
•    Warren East High School: Allison Davidson, William Meyer, Hannah Turner, Macy Young

About the Honors College at WKU: WKU is home to the only independent Honors College in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Created in 2007, the Honors College at WKU provides an intimate, highly selective learning environment where gifted and high-achieving students can develop the skills to prepare them for success in the nation’s top academic and career opportunities.

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