Eight area students have been awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,600. The scholarships were awarded on April 6 by the Dickinson County Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund and the K-State Alumni Association.
The recipients are: Braden Adams, Samuel Burton, Joy Clemence and Addison Hasenbank, Abilene, Kansas; Alida Elliott, Enterprise, Kansas; Diether Leach, Herington, Kansas; Sydney Friedli, Hope, Kansas; and Logan Diekmann, Woodbine, Kansas.
“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. We greatly appreciate local alumni and friends who have helped make these awards possible through their loyal support.”
The scholarships are for the 2022-23 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards approximately $550,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming.