Four area students have been awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,200 by the Reno County Catbackers.
Alan Fankhauser, assistant director of alumni programs for the K-State Alumni Association, said the scholarships were awarded at the Catbackers' K-State Day on June 5 in Hutchinson, Kansas.
The recipients are Kyndal Brening and Kevin Colle, Hutchinson; Logan Sweet, Inman, Kansas; and Lauren Grieb, McPherson, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Reno County Catbackers 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 2018-19 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards more than $550,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming. There are more than 2,370 K-State alumni and friends in the Reno County area.