Alumni Association hosts first Wabash CannonBall
ColoradoK-State Alumni Association
|The 2014 Wabash CannonBall
Colorado committee members are (from left) front row: Terin Walters,
Lesley Johnson, Elizabeth Chandler-Vos, Abby Brookover, Kris Norris and
Holly Roberts; back row: Chancy Montera, Mandy Johnson, Todd Johnson and
Tim Roberts. (Photo: Paul Trantow)|
Nearly 300 K-Staters painted Denver purple at the inaugural Wabash CannonBall
Colorado on Jan. 24 while they danced, dined and raised $85,000 to establish an
endowment for scholarships for Colorado students to attend K-State.
sold-out gala will provide four $5,000 scholarships to the following students in
the 2014-15 school year: Elena D’Angelo, Broomfield, Colo., Topanga
McBride, Severance, Colo., Sarah Ross, Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Casey
Thompson, Fort Collins, Colo.
The gala is modeled after the Wabash
CannonBall in Kansas City. Approaching its eighth consecutive year, the Wabash
CannonBall in Kansas City has raised more than $1.6 million for Kansas City-area
K-State students, funding more than 200 scholarships.
To learn more about
the 2014 Wabash CannonBall Colorado, visit www.k-state.com/WabashCannonBallColorado.
learn more about the Wabash CannonBall, which takes place Friday, Feb.
, visit www.k-state.com/WabashCannonBall.
photos from the event on Facebook
|K-Staters enjoy an evening of programs
including a dinner, presentation and dancing. (Photos: Paul