K-State Alumni Club awards scholarships to students in the Great Bend area

Posted May 13, 2021

Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club

Five area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,300 from the Great Bend area. There are more than 1,270 K-State alumni and friends in Barton County.

The recipients are Sabastian Cordova, Great Bend, Kansas; Chase Robinson, Hoisington, Kansas; Blake Seidel-Pinson, Lyons, Kansas; and Edwin Fernandez and Carisma Haney, St. John, Kansas.

The scholarships were awarded by the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund and the K-State Alumni Association. 

“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.