Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Ottawa

Posted August 29, 2017

Seven area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $3,000 at the Franklin County Friends of K-State picnic Aug. 3 in Ottawa, Kansas.

The recipients are Byron Fangman, Morgan Jilek, Brooke Oleson and Andrew Soph, Ottawa; Morgan Woodbury, Quenemo, Kansas; Alyssa Jones, Richmond, Kansas; and Anna Kline, Wellsville, Kansas.

The scholarships were awarded by the Franklin County Friends of K-State, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund, the K-State Office of the President and the K-State Alumni Association.

“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, 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 2017-18 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards more than $500,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming. There are approximately 1,400 K-State alumni and friends in the Ottawa area