Twelve area students have been awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $15,000. The scholarships were awarded by the Southwest Catbackers and the K-State Alumni Association. The Southwest Catbackers are located in the Liberal-Seward County area. There are more than 379 K-State alumni and friends in the Liberal-Seward County area.
The recipients are Claire Clark and Emmi Lott, Hugoton, Kansas; Sarah Headrick, Kismet, Kansas; Enrique Franz, Carson Gilmore, Braden Holder, Brady Kappelmann, Logan Miller, Kevin Ruiz and Adrian Zuniga, Liberal, Kansas; and Korben Clawson and Trace Hegwood, Meade, Kansas.
“We are so pleased to congratulate these outstanding students and are excited to welcome them to K-State,” said Amy Button Renz, president and CEO of the K-State Alumni Association. “The Alumni Association and its board of directors are committed to helping prospective students attend K-State. We greatly appreciate local alumni and friends who have helped make these scholarships possible through their loyal support.”
The scholarship is 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.