The Bar Plan Foundation Scholarship Recipients
The Bar Plan Foundation recently announced the 2012 scholarship recipients. All of those awarded exemplified high standards for ethics and professionalism as law students and will continue to set examples for other lawyers as they continue their careers in the practice of law.
Sean Brown, the recipient of the Richard P. Sprinkle Scholarship, was a professional pilot for many years prior to entering UMKC – School of Law. Sean, a 3rd year student, is a member of the interschool ABA Negotiating Team and the Federalist Society, and served as a justice of the Honor Court. Additionally, his writing ability and academic performance earned him a spot on the UMKC Law Review’s staff.
Rachel Wickstrom is The Bar Plan Foundation’s Roy A. Larson Scholarship recipient. Rachel is a 3rd year student at UMKC – School of Law where she was an officer of the Christian Legal Society and part of the 3rd place National Intellectual Property LawMeet team. She was also a teaching assistant in the Strategies program teaching first-year students study skills.
Nicolas Klitzing is a 3rd year student at Saint Louis University - School of Law where he is in the top 10% of his class and serving as a staff member of the Public Law Review. Nick is actively involved with the Public Interest Law Group and has volunteered at the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club. He has worked for several local and national political campaigns, including as an intern in the Office of the Vice President in 2007.
Nick Myers is a 3rd year student at the University of Kansas - School of Law and intends to practice environmental law. Nick volunteered at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment as part of an externship. During undergrad, Nick was awarded the Robert E Smith Leadership Scholarship and a Pace Setter Award for outstanding work ethic.
Ashlyn Cheray attends Washburn University - School of Law, and expects to graduate in May 2013. She plans to practice family law in Kansas upon graduation. During law school, Ashlyn was a semifinalist in the Texas Young Lawyer’s Association National Trial Competition, was an Advocate for the Court Appointment Special Advocates, the ABA Representative for the Washburn Student Bar Association, and Vice President of the Washburn Law Hispanic American Law Student Association.
Stan Musgrave is a 3rd year student at the University of Missouri - School of Law. Prior to law school, he served as a combat medic and Army nurse in Iraq. During law school, Stan was a Moot Court Finalist and a member of the Criminal Law Association and the Missouri Student Veterans Association.
Kailey Burger attends Washington University as a 3rd year law student. Kailey intends to practice in criminal law and has already accepted a position with the New York City Law Department, which she will begin after graduation. During law school, Kailey was a recipient of the Excellence in Oral Advocacy Award, a member of the Dean’s list and Executive Articles Editor for the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy.