Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Colby

Posted May 25, 2017

Three area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State  University totaling $900 at the Northwest Kansas Catbackers Scott Weiland Memorial Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction on May 18 in Colby, Kansas.

The recipients are Katie Hefner, Myka Kuhlman and Tristan Swart, Oakley, Kansas.

The scholarships were awarded by the Northwest Kansas 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 2017-18 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 1,000 K-State alumni and friends in the Northwest Kansas/Colby area.