K-State Alumni Club, Catbackers award scholarships to students in Southeast Kansas

Posted May 26, 2022

Power Catbackers of Southeast Kansas

Four area students have been awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,000. The scholarships were awarded by the Power Catbackers of Southeast Kansas, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund and the K-State Alumni Association.

The recipients are Ian O’Rourke, Independence, Kansas; Kasen Fudge, Iola, Kansas; and Sophie Casper and Faith Mcgown, Pittsburg, 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 2,300 K-State alumni and friends in the Southeast Kansas 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.