Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship

The Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship provides scholarships for Kansas City-area high school students to attend Kansas State University.

The Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship is funded by the annual Wabash CannonBall Kansas City gala through sponsorships and the "Fund a Wildcat" program.  Since the inaugural Wabash CannonBall Kansas City in 2007, the event has brought in over $3 million. This year, 55 freshmen scholarships and 25 renewable scholarships have been awarded in the amount of $2,500 for the 2019-20 academic year.


Scholarship Qualifications
• Must be a high school senior in the greater Kansas City area (reside in Johnson or Wyandotte counties in Kansas; Jackson, Cass, Clay or Platte counties in Missouri).
• Must be admitted to Kansas State University and have completed the general university scholarship/awards application by priority date, Dec. 1.
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a weighted or unweighted scale.
• Complete the Wabash CannonBall Kansas City Scholarship application by Dec. 1.
• Scholars will be paid half of the scholarship monies ($1,250) at the start of each semester with the requirement to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester at K-State in order to earn the second half ($1,250) the second semester.
• Scholarships will only be awarded to recipients enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at K-State per semester.
• Freshmen recipients will have the opportunity to apply for renewal of the scholarship the following three years.

Apply for Renewal
Wabash CannonBall Kansas City freshmen scholarship recipients from the 2019-2020 school year will be able to apply for the renewal scholarship in spring of 2020. Ten students will be named and awarded at the end of the spring semester and will continue receiving the Wabash CannonBall scholarship their remaining three years of school. 


2019-20 Scholarship Recipients
Students marked with * are renewal recipients. All others listed are freshmen recipients.

Katharine Bailey, Olathe, KS
Olathe North High School

Kendall Batten, Olathe, KS
Olathe East High School 

Emma Boetcher, Lenexa, KS
Shawnee Mission West High School

*Madison Brown, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission North High School

Nathan Byard, Overland Park, KS 
Olathe East High School

Josie Carey, Shawnee, KS 
Mill Valley High School

*Ariana Cecil, Leawood, KS 
Blue Valley High School

*Erin Cocjin, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

*Ariana Coker, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission West High School

*Thomas Colling, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School

*Kayla Craigmile, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Meghan Dillon, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School

Ryleigh Diskin, Olathe, KS
Olathe South High School

Joseph Dotterweich, Olathe, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School 

*Michael Dowd, Olathe, KS
Spring Hill High School

James Ecklund, Overland Park, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

Lindsey Edwards, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School 

Ava Ford, Prairie Village, KS
Bishop Miege High School

Brynne Franzen, Lenexa, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

Josi Frigon, Liberty, MO
Liberty High School

*Sam Fruth, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Braden Funk, Overland Park, KS 
Blue Valley High School

*Sara Gammon, Drexel, MO
Drexel High School

Blake Hardesty, Overland Park, KS
Shawnee Mission South High School

Nathan Hassed, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley North High School 

Emily Hemsath, Olathe, KS 
Olathe Northwest High School

Katherine Horner, Overland Park, KS
Shawnee Mission South High School

*Katherine Horton, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

Mason Kapple, Overland Park, KS 
Olathe East High School

*Griffin Karr, Olathe, KS
Olathe North High School

Lexi Knappen, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School

Lila Kubas, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

Matthew Lippe, Leawood, KS
Blue Valley North High School

Benjamin Madrigal, Liberty, MO
Liberty North High School

*Elena MannebachKansas City, MO
Bishop Miege High School

*Shelby Martinez, Peculiar, MO
Raymore-Peculiar High School

*Nathan McClain, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

*Cade McCoy, Lenexa, KS
Saint James Academy

Kristen Medlin, Olathe, KS 
Olathe South High School 

Brenden Meek, Spring Hill, KS 
Spring Hill High School

Stacia Mendoza, Lenexa, KS
Saint James Academy

Brett Meyers, Olathe, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

Scout Molder, Kansas City, KS
Piper High School

Kennedy Mounce, Olathe, KS
Spring Hill High School

Amelia Mullin, Shawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission South High School

*Natalie Mullin, Gardner, KS
Gardner-Edgerton High School

*Ben Murdock, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Skyler Murphy, Gladstone, MO
Winnetonka High School

Quinten Napier, Fairway, KS 
Shawnee Mission East High School

Zachary Ness, Olathe, KS 
Olathe South High School

Sophia New, Overland Park, KS 
Christ Preparatory Academy

*Nicholas Nolkemper, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

*Noah Pace, Olathe, KS
Olathe North High School

Theodore Pope, Leawood, KS
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

*Olivia Pruss, Olathe, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Sydney Rehagen, Olathe, KS 
Olathe East High School 

Emma Reinke, Shawnee, KS 
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Katelyn Rhodes, Overland Park, KS 
Olathe East High School

*Sarah Rose, Lenexa, KS
Saint James Academy

Connor Sawalich, Prairie Village, KS
Shawnee Mission East High School

Katherine Schoenberg, Olathe, KS
Spring Hill High School

Liam Shearon, Lenexa, KS
Olathe Northwest High School

Maverick Shuler, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School

Christopher Simkins, Overland Park, KS
Blue Valley High School

Zachary Steiger, Shawnee, KS
Mill Valley High School 

Teegan Swanson, Overland Park, KS 
Shawnee Mission South

Adam Sweat, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

*Emily Sweat, Overland Park, KS
Olathe East High School

*Matthew SwordsGardner, KS
Gardner-Edgerton High School

Camden Tews, Olathe, KS 
Olathe East High School

Zoe Thompson, Overland Park, KS 
Blue Valley Northwest High School

Cheyenne Town, Olathe, KS
Shawnee Mission South High School

Anna Traynham, Lenexa, KS
Piper High School

Fiona Turner, Gardner, KS
Gardner Edgerton High School

Jacob Vance, Olathe, KS
St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Aydan Vanmeerhaeghe, Shawnee, KS
De Soto High School

Brianna Wagoner, Kansas City, MO
Liberty North High School

*Vivian Weaver, Lenexa, KS
Saint James Academy

Jackson Yahne, Liberty, MO 
Liberty High School

Questions may be directed to Andrea Bryant Gladin, 800-600-2586 or agladin@k-state.com.


Scholarship Recipients
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010