UW Cowboy Joe Club Endowed Athletic Scholarship Presentations

Feb. 8, 2012

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Cowboy Joe Club Executive Director Randy Welniak announced the 2011-12 recipients of the Cowboy Joe Club Endowed Scholarships. These deserving student-athletes were recognized at the TCU Women's basketball game on February 1st and the UNLV Men's basketball game on February 4th.

"All of these student-athletes have demonstrated a strong commitment to academics, athletics, and community involvement. They exemplify the exceptional characteristics that our donors expect from these recipients," said Welniak.

Donors have established 40 endowed scholarships in which funds each year are used to support scholarships for UW student-athletes.

The 2011-12 Scholarship recipients are listed below...

  • NATRONA COUNTY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Brandon Douglass, Men's Track and Field
  • THE BEBOUT FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Sam Stratton, Football
  • THE RYAN E. WILLSON "WANT TO" ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Luke Ruff, Football
  • THE DAVID SCHUTT MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Gabe Knapton, Football
  • THE BOB REIMAN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Nicole Rice, Soccer
  • THE ARLOWE AND MARY HULETT FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Adam Waddell, Men's Basketball
  • THE HOMER A. AND JANET SCOTT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Mike Purcell, Football
  • THE C.T. AND WIMP HEWGLEY MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Taylor Kelting, Men's Track and Field
  • THE JOHN P. ELLBOGEN FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Jodi Purdy, Women's Volleyball & Veronica Popovici, Tennis
  • THE WANDA L. MORGEN ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIP - Chaundra Sewell, Women's Basketball
  • THE BILL STRANNIGAN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Afam Muojeke, Men's Basketball
  • THE COWBOY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Lauren Hewson, Women's Swimming & Diving & Kristen Nielsen, Women's Track & Field
  • THE LARRY KORPITZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Brandon Miller, Football
  • THE JAMES A. (OL' JIM) AND YVONNE YORK ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Spencer Bruce, Football
  • CHARLES W. JEFFREY, M.D. ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS - Ryan Griesbach, Men's Track &
  • Field, Stephen Michel, Men's Track & Field & Michael Poulos, Wrestling
  • EPH U. JOHNSON MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Eric Parish, Men's Golf
  • THE JOHN P. AND HELEN L. ILSLEY MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP - Clayton Kirven, Football