Thirteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $5,900 from the Franklin County Friends of K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund, the K-State Alumni Association, the Huschka family and the Lancaster family.
The recipients are Claire Crowley, Kate Ferguson, Alexis Jones, Ryan Laurie, Madison Lee, Nathan Livingston, Molly McGrath, Timothy Pearce, and Ava Waterman, all of Ottawa, Kansas; Rylee Kerr, Wellsville, Kansas; and Colby Ifland, Willamsburg, Kansas.
Additionally, Amelia Cubit, Greeley, Kansas, received the Jim and Sherry Huschka Family Scholarship and Bryson Murphy, Osage City, Kansas, received the Trent and Jody Lancaster Family Scholarship.
There are more than 860 K-State alumni and friends in Franklin County.
“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.