Seven area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,050 at the Larned Area K-State Alumni Club alumni/student dinner April 18 in Larned, Kansas. There are more than 700 K-State alumni and friends in the Larned area.
The recipients are Kade Scott, Burdett, Kansas; Katie Amspacker, Cathleen Cowell, Katie Fischer, Macy Haas and Ross McNett, Larned; William Britton, Lewis, Kansas.
The scholarships were awarded by the Larned Area Alumni Club, the Col. Gayle Foster Endowed Scholarship Fund 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.