Sixteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $8,000 at the Finney County Alumni/Student/Catbacker Golf Tournament and Banquet on May 17 in Garden City, Kansas.
The recipients are Hope Beach and Alex Pfeifer, both of Cimarron, Kansas; Carmen Armendariz, Patrick Clifford, Dylan Darter, Nuvia Guerra, Jessie Johannes, Jared Koster, Shea Paul, Reagan Swank and Vu Vo, all of Garden City; Mollianne Miller, Marcus Pfeifer, Margaret Roth and Regan Roth, all of Holcomb, Kansas; and Addison Price, Scott City, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Finney County K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund and the K-State Alumni Association.
“We are so pleased to congratulate these outstanding students,” said Amy Button Renz, president and CEO of the Alumni Association. “The Alumni Association board of directors is committed to helping prospective students attend K-State, and the alumni club scholarship program is a vital component in assisting those efforts. We greatly appreciate local alumni and friends who have helped make these awards possible through their loyal support.”
The scholarships are for the 2016-17 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards approximately $400,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming. There are more than 2,900 K-State alumni and friends in the Finney County area.