Five area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,500 at the Greenwood County K-State Alumni Club alumni/student picnic July 21 in Eureka, Kansas.
The recipients are Nate Basham and Monica Harrison, Eureka; Rachel Bellar, Howard, Kansas; Piper Brandt, Madison, Kansas; and Ashley Pringle, Yates Center, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Greenwood County K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund, the K-State Alumni Association and the K-State President’s Office.
“We are so pleased to congratulate these outstanding students,” said Amy Button Renz, president and CEO of the K-State Alumni Association. “The Alumni Association board of directors is committed to helping prospective students attend K-State, and the alumni club scholarship program is a vital component in assisting those efforts. We greatly appreciate local alumni and friends who have helped make these awards possible through their loyal support.”
The scholarships are for the 2016-17 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards more than $400,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming. There are more than 500 K-State alumni and friends in the Greenwood County area.