The G.C. Morris/Paul Rupp Memorial Educational Trust awarded $1,000 scholarships for the 2011-12 school year to the following students:

Taylor Kokes is the son of Julie and Kent Kokes, Crook, CO and is a 2011 graduate of Caliche High School, Iliif, CO. He will attend Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, CO and study Automotive Technology.

Cody Kruse is the son of Linda and Frederick Kruse, Mountain Home, TX and is a 2011 graduate of Harper Independent School District, Harper, TX. He will attend Universal Technical Institute, Houston, TX and study Automotive and Diesel Mechanics.

Spencer Kubel is the son of Kim and Nate Kubel, Overland Park, KS and is a 2011 graduate of Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park, KS. He will attend Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS and study Automotive Technology.

Armando Ortega is the son of Graciela and Armando Ortega, Farmington, NM and is a 2010 graduate of Farmington High School, Farmington, NM. He will attend San Juan College, Farmington, NM and study Automotive Technology.

Travis Padget is the son of Sherry and Kenneth Padget, Bloomfield, IA and is a 2011 graduate of Davis County High School, Bloomfield, IA. He will attend Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA and study Diesel Power Systems.

Jeremy Raney is the son of Barbara and Thomas Raney, Kearney, MO and is a 2010 graduate of Kearney High School, Kearney, MO. He will attend Linn State Technical College, Linn, MO and study Medium/Heavy Truck Technology.

Seth Starbuck is the son of Darla and Lonnie Starbuck, Houston, TX and is a 2010 graduate of Pampa High School, Pampa, TX. He will attend School of Automotive Machinists, Houston, TX and study High Performance Engines.


Congratulations to Jamie Beam, Sherwood, AR; Richard Humphreys, North Little Rock, AR; Nathan Powell, Midwest City, OK and Jonathon Prout, Clinton, AR on being selected as recipients of the Gayle McCartney Memorial Scholarships. Each recipient will receive $1,000 for the 2011-12 academic year.

Jamie attended Sylvan Hills High School, Sherwood, AR. She will attend Pulaski Technology College, Little Rock, AR and study Automotive Technology.

Richard is the son of Richard Humphreys and Suzanne Havel, Jacksonville, AR and is a 2006 graduate of St. Martin High School, St. Martin, MS. He will attend Pulaski Technical College, Little Rock, AR and study Automotive Technology.

Nathan is the son of Desda & J.N. Shelton Powell, Midwest City, OK and is a 2011 graduate of Carl Albert High School, Midwest City, OK. He will attend OSU Institute of Technology, Okmulgee, OK and study Automotive Service Technology.

Jonathon is the son of Thomas and Sharon Prout, Clinton, AR and is a 2011 graduate of Clinton High School, Clinton, AR. He will attend University of Arkansas Community College of Morrilton, Morrilton, AR and study Automotive Technology.


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