Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Abilene

Posted September 11, 2017

Six area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,500 at the Dickinson County K-State Alumni Club’s Alumni/Student Dinner on Sept. 5 in Abilene, Kansas.

The recipients are Lindsey Anderson, Trevor Deters, Tyler Harder, Brett Short and Fiona Tokach, all of Abilene; and Jamie Rock, Hope, Kansas.

The scholarships were awarded by the Dickinson County K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund, the K-State Alumni Association and the K-State President’s Office.

“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 2018-19 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 more than 1,500 K-State alumni and friends in Dickinson County.