Alumni Association, Catbackers award scholarships to students in Dodge City area

Posted May 26, 2022

Dodge City Catbackers

Seven area students have been awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $6,000. The scholarships were awarded by the Dodge City Catbackers, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund and the K-State Alumni Association.

The recipients are Camila Castanon Calvo, Autumn Klein, Andrea Morales, Isaac Smith and Tucker Smith, Dodge City, Kansas; Korben Clawson, Meade, Kansas; and Ander Briscoe, Montezuma, 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.”

There are more than 880 K-State alumni and friends in the Dodge City area.

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.