Alumni Club, Catbacker tours promote K-State, support
|K-State Alumni and Catbacker
clubs host events throughout the spring and summer to help
raise funds for student scholarships. Find a banquet, golf
event or other club events near you at www.k-state.com/calendar. (Photo: Alex Bellus
Every year, K-State Alumni and Catbacker clubs throughout the state help promote
Kansas State University, the K-State Alumni Association and K-State Athletics
while assisting in fundraising efforts for student scholarships.
staff members travel to these annual events, including golf tournaments and
banquets. K-State alumni, friends and future students are invited to meet some
of their favorite Wildcat coaches and K-State guests while visiting with fellow
This year, many of the clubs will add a same-day event for
children that will allow them to interact with K-State student-athletes. Closer
to each event, more information will be available on the events webpage on the
Alumni Association’s website.
Alumni Club events are in progress
nationwide, while the annual Kansas-based Catbacker tour will kick off May 18 in
"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," said Amy Button Renz,
president and CEO of the Alumni Association. "We greatly appreciate local alumni
and friends who have helped make these awards possible through their loyal
The scholarships will be for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Alumni Association annually awards approximately $350,000 in student
scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and
Alumni Association programming.
The 2015 Catbacker Tour events can
be found at www.k-state.com/catbackertour
All Alumni Club
events can be found at http://www.k-state.com/s/1173/social.aspx?sid=1173&gid=1&pgid=4753