Three area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $1,200 at the Greenwood County K-State Alumni Club alumni/student picnic July 11 in Eureka, Kansas. There are more than 280 K-State alumni and friends in the Greenwood County area.
The recipients are Elizabeth Inmann-Hall, Eureka; Tessa Beeman, Hamilton, Kansas; and Hannah Ballard, Madison, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Greenwood County K-State Alumni Club, 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 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 2019-20 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.