Six area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $4,000 from the St. Joseph K-State Alumni Club. The scholarships were awarded by the St. Joseph K-State Alumni Club, the Coffman Family and the K-State Alumni Association.
The recipients are Noah Hughes, Agency, Missouri; Hailey Rush, Atchison, Kansas; Dillon Spicer, Savannah, Missouri; Gadge Gero, St. Joseph, Missouri; and Braden Chalfant, Wathena, Kansas.
Additionally, Anna-Grace Davison, St. Joseph, received the Coffman Family Scholarship for $1,500.
“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.