Wabash CannonBall Kansas City celebrates 10 years

K-State Alumni Communications

Wabash CannonBall Kansas City celebrated 10 years of dining, dancing and donating with a milestone black-tie gala Feb. 26 at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event drew a crowd of nearly 800 K-State alumni, supporters and university administrators. In the first nine years, the event has built an endowment over $1.8 million and funded more than 300 scholarships — totaling $770,000 — for Kansas City-area high school students to attend K-State. 

The next Wabash CannonBall event will be in Colorado on Aug. 12 at the Pinnacle Club in the Grand Hyatt Denver. For more information on purchasing tickets for the Colorado Wabash CannonBall, call 800-600-ALUM (2586) or visit http://www.k-state.com/s/1173/index4cont.aspx?sid=1173&gid=1&pgid=3936

(Photos: David Mayes ’96)

Randy ’77 and Nancy ’80 Pope pose with Willie the Wildcat at the 2016 Wabash CannonBall Kansas City on Feb. 26 at the Overland Park Convention Center.

Bonnie and Mel ’61 Kopf pose in front of the signature ice sculpture during the Wabash CannonBall Kansas City event, which celebrated 10 years at a milestone gala Feb. 26.

Ryan and Teresa Keller and Carolyn ’86 and Roger ’73 Warren were among the K-State supporters attending Wabash CannonBall Kansas City on Feb. 26.

Guests enjoyed Baileys Cheesecake with Powercat Chocolate and other delectable menu items at the recent Wabash CannonBall event in Kansas City.

Shelly ’81 and Barry Sullivan ’80 pause for a photo with Willie the Wildcat during the Wabash CannonBall in Kansas City. Nearly 800 K-Staters attended the black-tie event.

Members of the Student Alumni Board help pump up the crowd at the 2016 Wabash CannonBall Kansas City.

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