2019 Scholarships Announced

The 2019 Scholarship season is upon us. Thanks to our generous donors the Foundation administers over $300,000 in scholarships for graduating NPHS Seniors. Congratulations to the class of 2019.


Ainsley Thimes has been awarded the North Platte Public Schools Foundation Scholarship. Ainsley is the daughter of Christopher and Kimberly Thimes and plans to pursue a degree in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In high school she has been active in Cheerleading, Speech and Debate, Music, Student Council and National Honor Society.


Daphanie Ham has been awarded the Michelle (Collins) Speer Memorial Scholarship. Daphanie is the daughter of Rob and Andrea Ham. Daphanie plans to attend Lincoln Southwest Community College and become a Respiratory Therapist.


Codi Guerrieri has been awarded the Sally S. Jochum Memorial Scholarship. Codi is the daughter of Dusty and Tonya Guerrieri. Codi plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and major in Animal Science. She hopes to one day be a Veterinarian.


Jacob Cahill has been awarded the Margie Tysdal Arts Scholarship. Jacob is the son of Elizabeth and Steven Cahill. He is active in music, both in and out of school. Cahill is a member of the band, jazz ensemble, orchestra and does private teaching.

Cahill has earned several awards, including being a principal alto sax at NMEA all-state band, MTNA state woodwind soloist winner and MTNA regional honorable mention. He has earned an academic letter, medaling in band for two years. Jacob plans to attend the University of Nebraska Lincoln and Major in Music Education.


Maceyn Howard has been awarded the Butch Tysdal Cowboy Ethics Scholarship. Maceyn is the daughter of David and Jodi Howard and will be attending Colby Community College. She will be riding both hunt seat and western on the Colby Community College Equestrian team. She plans to pursue a degree in Veterinary Technology.


Abbie Hedgecock has been awarded the Merle Bauer Memorial Scholarship. Hedgecock, the daughter of Jeff and Jalea Hedgecock, is a 4.0 honor roll student and has been active in Volleyball, Soccer and Basketball. She plans to major in Occupational Therapy.

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