Students receive scholarships at K-State event in Dodge City

Posted May 24, 2018

Five area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,500 at the Dodge City Catbackers K-State Fun Day on May 14 in Dodge City, Kansas.

The recipients are Chesney Moore and Erin Slattery, Dodge City; Shelby Hattrup, Kinsley, Kansas; Ryan Koons, Meade, Kansas; and Lyndsay Jaeger, Minneola, Kansas.

The scholarships were awarded by the Dodge City Area K-State Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund, the K-State President’s Office 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 2018-19 academic year. The Alumni Association annually awards approximately $550,000 in student scholarships with funding provided by local K-State alumni and friends and Alumni Association programming. There are more than 880 K-State alumni and friends in the Dodge City area.