Five area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,200 from the Franklin County Friends of K-State Alumni Club and the K-State Alumni Association.
The recipients are Ryan Kemp, Eudora, Kansas; Daniel Dandreo, Ethan Janssen and Caroline Wingert, Ottawa, Kansas; and Ethan Hatfield, Pomona, Kansas.
There are more than 860 K-State alumni and friends in Franklin County. Scholarship recipients will be recognized on Aug. 10 at the Franklin County Friends of K-State Dinner.
“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 2021-22 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards approximately $500,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming.