July 10, 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! The Raytown Educational Foundation’s scholarship program began in 1998 and continues today. Scholarships for this year’s seniors include 48 first year awards to 29 students totaling $46,011.

Special thanks to our fund holders for investing in our students’ futures by establishing these scholarships and to the many individuals who sustain these awards through their generous contributions. Additional thanks to Rolland Studios for providing our scholarship recipients’ cap and gown photos. Congratulations, graduates!

Aspire Scholarship: Rianna Ellis – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Linguistics
Richard Gooden Memorial Scholarship: Olivia Mahl – College: University of Missouri Columbia – Major: Investigative Journalism
Clayton James Hugill Memorial Scholarship: Jonathan Stanley – College: Cowley College – Major: Liberal Arts Major
Jones Family Scholarship: Daniela Saenz-Quintana – College: Johnson County Community College – Major: Fashion Merchandising and Marketing
Coach Bud and Gay Lathrop Scholarship: Kobe Shahib – College: Undecided – Major: Professional Sports
Virginia Coleman Latta Scholarship: Anna Hoffman – College: University of Missouri-Kansas City – Major: Nursing
Esther Grover McCall Memorial Scholarship: Rianna Ellis – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Linguistics
Lisa Munsterman Scholarship: Emily Sadler – College: Maryville University of St. Louis – Major: Nursing, later Neonatal Nurse, then obtain a Practitioners License. Minor in Spanish.
Original Cardinals Scholarship: Markayla Lottie – College: Avila University – Major: Kinesiology
Susanne Orrell Memorial Scholarship: Candace Hayes – College: Langston University – Major: Nursing
Sam Phillips Memorial Scholarship: Harmony Hibdon – College: University of Central Missouri – Major: I am still undecided but I’m thinking maybe science field or editor
Raytown Arts Council Alyse Stoll Scholarship: Madisen Berry – College: New York University – Major: Dance with a possible minor in business
Raytown Community Pride Scholarship: Madisen Berry – College: New York University – Major: Dance with a possible minor in business
Rianna Ellis – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Linguistics
Candace Hayes – College: Langston University – Major: Nursing
Markayla Lottie – College: Avila University – Major: Kinesiology
Raytown Community Pride Scholarship’s Bob Kessel Scholar Award: Madisen Berry – College: New York University – Major: Dance with a possible minor in business
Raytown High School Class of 1956 Scholarship: Deshon Collins – College: Missouri Valley – Major: Psychology
Raytown High School Class of 1961 Scholarship: Anteria Pratt-Taylor – College: University of Missouri,Columbia – Major: Political Science
Raytown High School Class of 1963 Scholarship: Dakota Wilber – College: MCC Penn Valley – Major: Nursing (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)
Raytown High School Class of 1964 Scholarship: Emily Atkins – College: Truman State University – Major: Forensic Anthropologist
Raytown High School Class of 1969 Scholarship: Rianna Ellis – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Linguistics
Raytown High School Class of 1986 Traditions Scholarship: Rianna Ellis – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Linguistics
Raytown High School Cross Country Alumni Brandon Tatom Memorial Scholarship: Riley Harris – College: University of Missouri Kansas City – Major: Engineering
Dakota Wilber – College: MCC Penn Valley – Major: Nursing (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)
Raytown South High School Class of 1971 Legacy Scholarship: Antonio Waltermate – College: MCCKC Longview, to be continued at UCM – Major: IT Field of Study, Programming most likely
Candace Hayes – College: Langston University – Major: Nursing
Raytown PTA Council Joe Herndon Memorial Scholarship: Presley Stewart – College: University of Illinois at Chicago – Major: Public Policy
Ahmea Parham – College: Missouri State University – Major: Law
Anna Hoffman – College: University of Missouri-Kansas City – Major: Nursing
Raytown Retired School Personnel Association Memorial Scholarship: Johnathan Martinez – College: University of Missouri – Major: History
Cecily Wells – College: University of Central Missouri – Major: Early Childhood Education
Raytown Rotary Club Service Above Self Scholarship: Madisen Berry – College: New York University – Major: Dance with a possible minor in business
Candace Hayes – College: Langston University – Major: Nursing
J. L. Robinson Memorial Scholarship: Ahmea Parham – College: Missouri State University – Major: Law
Walter A. and Charlotte Soule Family Foundation Scholarship: Dakota Wilber – College: MCC Penn Valley – Major: Nursing (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)
Johnathan Martinez – College: University of Missouri – Major: History
Soule Family Foundation Pillar Scholarship: Daysha Sipho – College: University of Missouri-Columbia – Major: Double Major: International Studies and Environmental Sciences
Kylie Butler – College: Rockford University – Major: Acting/Directing
Cheyli Ferbet – College: Northwest Missouri State University – Major: Major in Theatre Education, Minor in Scenic Design and Music Education
Turley Twins Scholarship: Kara Henderson – College: UCM – Major: Engineering
Harold H. Vance Memorial Scholarship: Candace Hayes – College: Langston University – Major: Nursing
Virtuoso Scholarship: Erin Shawhan – College: University of Missouri – Major: Biology
Wilma Wink Memorial Scholarship: Daniela Saenz-Quintana – College: Johnson County Community College – Major: Fashion Merchandising and Marketing
Betty Jo Wolfe Memorial Scholarship: Sirneh Asangwe – College: Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in New York City – Major: Occupational Psychology
Heather Woodson Memorial Scholarship: Madisen Berry – College: New York University – Major: Dance with a possible minor in business
Ronald H. Woody Memorial Scholarship: De Angelo Brooks – College: Metropolitan Community College-Longview for 2 years, then University of Central Missouri – Major: Digital Media Productions
Gary P. Ziegenhorn Memorial Scholarship: Christina Brown – College: New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts – Major: Film/Television Acting

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