Eleven area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $3,700 at the Wild West Catbackers annual banquet and auction July 12 in Ness City, Kansas.
The recipients are Tyler Lingg, Trystan Seifried, Gentry Shapland and Gunther Shull, Dighton, Kansas; Sailor-Anne Seiler, Hanston, Kansas; Addison Beutler, Clayton Beutler, Trey Freel and Landon Reinhardt, Ness City; and Morgan Flax and Jocelyn Walker, Utica, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Wild West 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 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.