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.