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Local students awarded scholarships

Thursday, December 6, 2012

MANHATTAN -- More than 9,400 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students, including those from Bourbon, Crawford and Linn counties, for the 2012-2013 school year. Overall, students have earned more than $19.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year -- nearly $1 million more than the previous year.

Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation.

Students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:

Bourbon County

Fort Scott: Sterling Braun, June D. Hull Sherrid Cancer Center Scholarship and Education Fund, and Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence; Bayli Endicott, College of Agriculture Excellence Scholarship and Goppert Foundation Scholarship in Agriculture; Alexander Ly, Transfer Achievement Award; Corey Midkiff, Architectural Engineering and Construction Science and Management General Scholarship Fund, and Ralph and Dora Rogers Memorial Scholarship; Joseph Reichard, David W. Smartt and Marisol S. Castaneto Army ROTC Scholarship; Grant Stucky, Marion H. Pelton Keyboard Scholarship; Katelyn Vincent, CHS University Scholarship and Tomorrow's Teacher Scholarship

Uniontown: Maxwell Labbe, K-State Transfer Academic Award

Crawford County

Arcadia: David Westfall, Cornelia and Jan Flora International Research Scholarship

Arma: Lucas Gorentz, Foundation for Engineering at Kansas State University Fund, and Jimmy V. and Lucile A. Hoar Memorial Scholarship

Cherokee: Amanda McGuire, Agricultural Enhancement Fund and John C. Brown Animal Sciences and Industry Scholarship

Farlington: Kassie Curran, Kansas State University Blue Key Chapter Scholarship, K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship, Deschner Family 21st Century Leaders Scholarship, and Linda J. and Allen E. Homan Scholarship Fund

Girard: Gannon Bauer, Denison Scholarship and Chemical Engineering Excellence Scholarship; Megan Bennett, M. Hal and Janice J. Taylor Human Ecology Scholarship, and Honors Scholarship; Ben Coomes, K-State AVID Scholarship, Lewis G. Mickelson Scholarship, and Edward Arthur Harris and Lydia Catherine McNeal Harris Scholarship; Levi Karhoff, Leadership Scholarship; Sara Schifferdecker, Lawrence H. and Donna M. Erpelding Scholarship in Agriculture, Wilbur B. Tendick Scholarship; Andrew Thompson, Marching Pride Scholars, and Leonard E. Fuller Scholarship

Hepler: Kolby Harris, Jimmy V. and Lucile A. Hoar Memorial Scholarship

Mulberry: Brock Burnick, Gladwin A. Read Memorial Fund, and Charles W. and Lois H. Nauheim Agricultural Economics Scholarship; Makenzie Stansbury, Activity Scholarship

Pittsburg: G.Q. Brown, Memorial Scholarship; Jerryka Robinson, Transfer Honors Scholarship; Tyler Rusher, K-State Alumni Association Scholarship, and Memorial Scholarship; Adam Seiwert, Transfer Achievement Award; Joseph Wimmer, Opportunity Scholarship; Jonathan Wolfe, Jimmy V. and Lucile A. Hoar Memorial Scholarship, Koch Impact Scholarship, and Memorial Scholarship

Weir: Charles Kays, J. Adair Hodges Memorial Fellowship, Robert W. Lewis Blue Key Leadership Award, Koch Nitrogen Company Agriculture Economics Scholarship, CHS University Scholarship, Ida Nonamaker Carlson and W. W. Carlson Memorial Scholarship, and Achievement Award; Kenneth Kays, K-State Alumni Association Scholarship, Heritage Award, Travis Alan Gracey Acacia Scholarship, Leslie W. Beckman and Edna L. Beckman Memorial Scholarship, and Shideler-Luginbill Memorial Scholarship

Linn County

Blue Mound: Nathaniel McGee, K-State Alumni Association Scholarship, and Arthur Capper Cooperative Center

Pleasanton: Marcus Lewis, J.O. Hamilton Physics Memorial Scholarship, and Foundation Scholarship; Melanie Sowards, Jack and Betsy Lambert Scholarship, and Memorial Scholarship

For more information on student financial assistance is available at http://www.k-state.edu/sfa.

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