The Wheatley Institution

Wheatley Student Scholars

The WheatleysThe Wheatley Institution is pleased to announce the following 2016-2017 recipients of the Jack & Mary Lois Wheatley Leadership Scholarship: Daniel Cowser, Tanner Eastmond, Thomas Gassaway, Gabe Hatch, Susannah Morrison, Louise Paulsen, Rebecca Smith, Aubree Weiler, and Mai Zaru.

The Jack & Mary Lois Wheatley Leadership Scholarship is a three-year program intended to support two years of undergraduate study at Brigham Young University, followed by one year of graduate study at a graduate institution of the student scholars’ choice. In addition, recipients may be considered for part-time employment as Research Assistants for the Wheatley Institution.

Wheatley Scholars do not apply for the scholarship or ask faculty to recommend them. Rather, Wheatley Scholars are chosen by faculty who notice that the individual meets the criteria for and exemplifies the qualities of the scholarship. The scholarship is offered to juniors who have earned a minimum of 60 credit hours, excluding AP and IB exam credit, with at least 30 credit hours earned at BYU by the end of the previous fall semester. Qualified candidates are selected on the basis of:



2016

Daniel Cowser
Daniel Cowser

Student Scholar

Tanner Eastmond
Tanner Eastmond

Student Scholar

Thomas Gassaway
Thomas Gassaway

Student Scholar

Gabe Hatch
Gabe Hatch

Student Scholar

Susannah Morrison
Susannah Morrison

Student Scholar

Louise Paulsen
Louise Paulsen

Student Scholar

Rebecca Smith
Rebecca Smith

Student Scholar

Aubree Weiler
Aubree Weiler

Student Scholar

Mai Zaru
Mai Zaru

Student Scholar

2015

Cassandra Ball
Cassandra Ball

Student Scholar

Lee Essig
Lee Essig

Student Scholar

Nathan Leonhardt
Nathan Leonhardt

Student Scholar

Julia Norman
Julia Norman

Student Scholar

Camden Robinson
Camden Robinson

Student Scholar

Elizabeth Robinson
Elizabeth Robinson

Student Scholar

Sondra Sasser
Sondra Sasser

Student Scholar

Brad Sears
Brad Sears

Student Scholar

Shawn Wortham
Shawn Wortham

Student Scholar

2014

Jeremy Bray
Jeremy Bray

Student Scholar

McKenna Caskey
McKenna Caskey

Student Scholar

Alejandra Giminez
Alejandra Giminez

Student Scholar

Lauren Livingston
Lauren Livingston

Student Scholar

Taylor-Grey Miller
Taylor-Grey Miller

Student Scholar

Christopher Rytting
Christopher Rytting

Student Scholar

Joshua Schmidt
Joshua Schmidt

Student Scholar

Tyler Simms
Tyler Simms

Student Scholar

Austin Unsicker
Austin Unsicker

Student Scholar

Morgan Vonasek
Morgan Vonasek

Student Scholar

2013

Trenton Blair
Trenton Blair

Student Scholar

Mark Castillo
Mark Castillo

Student Scholar

Rebecca Udall Cowan
Rebecca Udall Cowan

Student Scholar

Alyssa Erickson
Alyssa Erickson

Student Scholar

Ryan Hill
Ryan Hill

Student Scholar

Ryan Hopkin
Ryan Hopkin

Student Scholar

Alyxis Keller
Alyxis Keller

Student Scholar

Brock Mason
Brock Mason

Student Scholar

Shayla Nuttal
Shayla Nuttal

Student Scholar

Katherine Westmoreland
Katherine Westmoreland

Student Scholar

2012

Mauresa Bastian
Mauresa Bastian

Student Scholar

Mariah Chambers
Mariah Chambers

Student Scholar

Michael Devonas
Michael Devonas

Student Scholar

Sarah Karlinsey
Sarah Karlinsey

Student Scholar

Matt Moen
Matt Moen

Student Scholar

Spencer Montgomery
Spencer Montgomery

Student Scholar

Caitlin Munger
Caitlin Munger

Student Scholar

Richard Payne
Richard Payne

Student Scholar

Nathaniel Stornetta
Nathaniel Stornetta

Student Scholar

2011

Megan Armknecht
Megan Armknecht

Student Scholar

Ethan Busby
Ethan Busby

Student Scholar

Kristen Cardon
Kristen Cardon

Student Scholar

Galena Chenina
Galena Chenina

Student Scholar

Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook

Student Scholar

Spencer Fuller
Spencer Fuller

Student Scholar

Jonathan Keith
Jonathan Keith

Student Scholar

Matthew Lelegren
Matthew Lelegren

Student Scholar

Michael McEntire
Michael McEntire

Student Scholar

Jonathan Wright
Jonathan Wright

Student Scholar