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Note to editor: Kaitlin Chipman is a graduate of Olathe Northwest High School; and
Casandra Robinson is a graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.
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Wednesday, April 21, 2010
K-STATE AND CONOCOPHILLIPS SELECT 2010-2011 SPIRIT SCHOLARS
MANHATTAN -- The newest additions to the ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars Program at Kansas State University were announced April 15 in Manhattan. Representatives of ConocoPhillips, an international, integrated energy company with interests around the world, were on hand for the announcement.
The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars Program, in its fourth year at K-State, provides scholarships, educational opportunities and professional development for qualified students.
Thirty-five students, including 13 new SPIRIT Scholars, were recognized at an evening dinner and reception. In addition, seven continuing SPIRIT Scholars and 10 graduating SPIRIT Scholars were honored.
The 13 new SPIRIT Scholars are:
Michael Baalmann, freshman in mechanical engineering, Andale; Richard Yule, junior in management information systems, Derby; Spencer Kaufman, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Dodge City; Emily Coon, senior in mechanical engineering, Lawrence; Katherine Connor, senior in management information systems, and Danielle Quigley, senior in chemical engineering, both from Manhattan; Reese Gehring, junior in mechanical engineering, Moundridge; Kaitlin Chipman, senior in accounting, Olathe; Brad Schnefke, junior in accounting and finance, Shawnee; Calvin Christie, junior in computer science, Waterville; and Charissa Dugan, senior in accounting and finance, and Jacqueline Spahn, junior in accounting, both from Wichita.
From out of state: Casandra Robinson, senior in mechanical engineering, London, England.