In the schools
Abbigail Kuck, of Billings, recently graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Washington State University in Pullman.
Erin Colleen Powers, of Billings, recently graduated with master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Montana. Powers is a 2012 graduate of West High and a 2016 graduate of University of Montana Honors College.
Mason O'Donnell, son of Ron and Shauna O'Donnell, of Laurel, was recently named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. To qualify, students must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
The Montana Community Foundation Inc. awarded $431,550 in scholarships to 138 Montana students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Sixteen area students received scholarships totaling $26,300. Listed below, by hometown, are area scholarship winners and the amount and type of scholarships the students were awarded.
Madison Duneman, $1,000 Uri Barnea Music Scholarship
Ana Strong Garcia, $1,000 Uri Barnea Music Scholarship
Madison Haagenson, $500 Uri Barnea Music Scholarship
Marleena Killham, $500 Uri Barnea Music Scholarship
Shea Gerard, $2,500 Margaret Rigby Class of 1956 Memorial Scholarship
Mishayla Whittmeyer, $3,100, BBX Scholarship
Paloma Whitworth, $1,000 Uri Barnea Music Scholarship
Mackenzie Zoller, $1,200 Alan and Janette Blackburn Scholarship
Katelin Aisenbrey, $1,000 Fred and Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship
Brenna Beckett, $3,100 BBX Scholarship
Addison Valdez, $1,100 T. Eugene Young Montana’s Promise Scholarship
Justin King, $1,000 Fred and Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship
Shelby Nicole Uffelman, $6,000 Mabel Redding Memorial Scholarship
Dawson Bancroft, $1,200 Alan and Janette Blackburn Scholarship, $500 Joliet Lions Scholarship
Tressa Schwend, $500 Joliet Lions Scholarship
Cash Cota, $1,100 T. Eugene Young Montana’s Promise Scholarship
For more information, go to mtcf.org.