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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535,
Note to editors: This list includes only the names of students who have received scholarships that total $1,000 or more. Recipients are listed by county and hometown. The complete scholarship list also is available at our website,

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010


MANHATTAN -- More than 8,500 Kansas State University students have been awarded academic scholarships for the 2010-2011 school year. In all, K-State students have received more than $16 million in scholarships.

Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation.

Information on K-State student financial assistance is available at

K-State students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:




Adams: Allan Edward Richardson, Harbin Family Scholarship

Ashland: Robert Steven Gress, Ag Dean Scholarship Hunt and Purple & White Scholarship

Beatrice: Craighton Michael Carey, Legacy Award; Julianne Christine Jensby, Agriculture Scholarship and Legacy Award; Ross Daniel Jensby, Legacy Award

Bellevue: Alexis Kathleen Kiel, David R. Earle Memorial Scholarship in Interior Architecture; Victoria Ann Menear, Purple & White Scholarship

Blair: Jenna Marie Gentzler, Purple & White Scholarship; Krista Kay Holstein, Miscellaneous Scholarship; Elaine Lee Starks, Denison Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship

Broken Bow: Daniel Joesph Foster, Purple & White Scholarship

Columbus: Kelsie Rose Brandt, Nina M. Browning Memorial Scholarship and Purple & White Scholarship; Samantha R Brandt, Purple & White Scholarship; Melissa Marie Wilke, McCain Commemorative Scholarship

Danbury: Alyssa Marie Rippe, Agriculture Enhancement, Dane Hansen Foundation Scholarship, June D. Hull Sherrid Cancer Center Scholarship and Education Fund and Col. Delbert Townsend Scholarship

Deshler: Cassandra Alyce Mohrmann, Purple & White Scholarship

Dix: Colton Anthony Daum, Purple & White Scholarship, Salina Scholarship-Flight, Salina Scholarship-Housing and Salina Scholarship-Tuition

Dorchester: Melanie Ann Veprovsky, The Edgar F. Smith Animal Sciences and Industry Scholarship

Dunbar: Sarah Lynn Joy, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Elkhorn: Elizabeth Ann Faltin, Purple & White Scholarship; Hannah Jean Gordon, Legacy Award; Matthew Browning Hull, Lee R. Blank Scholarship; Mallory Ann Larsen, Legacy Award and Timothy J. and Veronica S. Regan Scholarship in Education

Eustis: Michelle Ann Jack, Centennial Initiative Fund and Charles D. Singelton Scholarship in Grain Science and Industry

Falls City: Danelle J Bauman, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Fort Calhoun: Ariel Paxton Grinnell, Purple & White Scholarship

Fremont: Courtney Shuree Cook, Agriculture Enhancement, K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship Presented by Farm Bureau Financial Services and Courtney Shuree Cook, Purple & White Scholarship

Garland: Jessica Lynn Cochran, Transfer Purple & White Scholarship

Genoa: Cody Burke, Agriculture Enhancement; Chelsie Marie Swiatek, Baeten Farm Scholarship

Gibbon: Lauren Jader, Mrs. Pauline Compton Scholarship, Denison Scholarship, George W. Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund and Michael Terry Memorial Scholarship

Grand Island: Erica Mae Iversen, Agriculture Enhancement and Denison Scholarship

Gretna: James Woodrow Rittenberger, Dr. H.H. King Memorial Scholarship and Lectureship and Purple & White Scholarship

Hampton: Kaylee Ann Cotner, Agriculture Enhancement and Denison Scholarship

Hastings: Kourtney Boehler, Purple & White Scholarship

Humboldt: Cassandra Lynn Dutcher, The Mr. and Mrs. George Heersche Agriculture Dairy Science Scholarship and The Ivan and Madge Strickler Scholarship; Sydney Adele Henderson, Agriculture Enhancement

Kearney: Ashley Albright, Baeten Farm Scholarship and Denison Scholarship

La Vista: Nicholas T Braun-Jankovich, Foundation Scholarship and K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship; Ian Ross Goding, Second Century Scholarship and Charles D. Singelton Scholarship in Grain Science and Industry; Chandler Nichole Whaley, Legacy Award

Lincoln: Amanda Ball, Purple & White Scholarship; Brian James Blankenau, Engineering Scholarship and Roy A. and Elnora Seaton Memorial Scholarship; Sophia Josephine Dongilli, Easborn and Esther H. Rusco Memorial Scholarship; Giselle Delia Gamba, Leadership Scholarship; Kylie Klockenga, Purple & White Scholarship; Amber Jo Schueth, Purple & White Scholarship; Britney Weiser, Legacy Award; Jamie Leigh Weiser, Legacy Award; Kristina Mercedez Williamson, Denison Scholarship

McCool Junction: Samantha Ray White, Honors Scholarship

Monroe: Lance Steven Schmidt, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Norfolk: Brenden Olsen, Denison Scholarship

Oakland: Maxwell Aaron Andersen, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund; Charley A Cull, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Omaha: Hannah Elizabeth Brummer, Purple & White Scholarship; Meredith Ann Cruse, VM General Endowment Fund; Paul Daniel Fey, Friends of History Fund and Legacy Award; Lucia Rose Finocchiaro, Agriculture Enhancement and Purple & White Scholarship; Kailey Lauren Hansen, Engineering Scholarship and Purple & White Scholarship; Daniel Eric Johnson, Legacy Award; Taylor Leigh Kelly, Engineering Scholarship and Industrial Engineering Excellence Fund; Sarah Fae Larson, Purple & White Scholarship; Katelyn Brooke Macholan, Purple & White Scholarship; Jasmine Danae Rogers, Agriculture Enhancement, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship, Denison Scholarship and Winona Starkey Memorial Scholarship; Charles Deloss Viers, Legacy Award; Emily Anne White, Purple & White Scholarship; Ryan William Zapotocny, The J.S. Hughes Memorial Scholarship, Physics Scholarship and Jon Wefald Scholarship

Ord: Amanda Easson Duvall, Willis G. Griffing Scholarship and Elizabeth and William Henry Hinshaw Memorial Scholarship

Oshkosh: Jemma Lee Pipkin, Baeten Farm Scholarship

Papillion: Nick Adam Brainard, Andrew K. Bell Residence Life Leadership Scholarship, Choice Scholarship, Purple & White Scholarship and Mary Ann Walker Memorial Scholarship; Callie Ann Erickson, Purple & White Scholarship; Scott Daniel Johnson, Army ROTC Scholarship and Purple & White Scholarship; Jenna Nicole Lempke, Denison Scholarship; Matthew William Sommer, The Mildred E. Cummings Memorial Scholarship and Purple & White Scholarship; Melissa Kaye Woodworth, The Stanley G. Finck Scholarship, Honors Scholarship, The Mila and William R. Kimel Music Scholarship, KSU Marching Band Scholarship and Dick Mason Music Education Fund

Platte Center: Shannon Faith Goedeken, Ernest L. and Lou R. Adams Scholarship Fund in Agriculture and Elizabeth and William Henry Hinshaw Memorial Scholarship

Plattsmouth: Megan Okeson, Haines Memorial Scholarship and Taylor L. and Katherine C. Jones LMIC Scholarship

Superior: Syndee Lee Adams, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund

Ulysses: Elizabeth Ann Prigge, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Valentine: Dustin Lee Davis, Ernest L. and Lou R. Adams Scholarship Fund in Agriculture, Mcvay (T Hobart/Marion Brown) and John Clark Slentz Award for Excellence in Agriculture

Wilber: Kristie Jene Moore, Denison Scholarship and The Marian W. 'Dolly' Hardman Endowment


New Jersey

Boonton: Jacob Matthew Kiefer, Honors Scholarship

Brick: Michael A Denk, Marion H. Pelton Keyboard Scholarship

Galloway: Lauren Ashley Deissler, Baeten Farm Scholarship, Frederick W. Fahrnekopf Memorial Scholarship and Honors Scholarship


New Mexico

Albuquerque: Kynsey Morgan Creel, Engineering Scholarship and Legacy Award; Joseph Bartley Kinney, R. E. 'Gene' and Mary Beth Bonnell Scholarship and Finance Advisory Board Scholarship; Bhumieka Patel, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship

Aztec: Elizabeth Sanctuary Poe, William and Mary Heaton Memorial Student Aid Fund

Carlsbad: Haley Merritt Jones, Honors Scholarship

Clovis: Cory Alexander Young, Engineering Scholarship and Honors Scholarship

Los Alamos: Bryant Letellier, The Mila and William R. Kimel Music Scholarship and Legacy Award; Rebecca Mae Martineau, Legacy Award

Los Lunas: Ruth Ann Huning, Ralph B. Glotzbach M.B.A. Scholarship

Santa Fe: Mccaela Deann Kelly, Legacy Award

Tucumcari: Caitlyn Marisa Romero, Joseph T. and Ann L. Davis Memorial Scholarship, Legacy Award and Grover Poole Memorial Enrichment Fund


New York

Altona: Karlie Elizabeth Sorrell, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund, Baeten Farm Scholarship and Transfer Honors Scholarship

Fishkill: Brian Charles Davis, Floyd O. Wolfenbarger Scholarship

Hopewell Junction: Rebecca Ann Lee, VM General Endowment Fund

Lindenhurst: Alley Bebbino, Schinze Bakery Science Scholarship and Charles D. Singelton Scholarship in Grain Science and Industry

Loudonville: Matt Marchesini, Legacy Award and SGA Leadership Scholarship

Sleepy Hollow: Jennifer Lynn McLean, The Marian W. 'Dolly' Hardman Endowment

Webster: Chad Robert Foust, Ernest L. and Lou R. Adams Scholarship Fund in Agriculture, Elizabeth and William Henry Hinshaw Memorial Scholarship and Honors Scholarship

Williamsville: Zachary Ransom, Ralph B. Glotzbach M.B.A. Scholarship


North Carolina

Black Mountain: Michael James Keenan, Taylor (Megan E) Czech Republi

Cary: Megan Alesia Daugherty, Martha L. Dunlap Memorial Scholarship

Cooperstown: Brittany Heinz, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Edinburg: Karin Ane Thomasson, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Locust: Brandy Danielle Cleveland, Honors Scholarship

Lucama: Gregory Johnson Barnes, Russell E. Serles Scholarship

Trenton: Jordan Leigh Cox, Denison Scholarship


North Dakota

Saint Anthony: Benjamin Richard Tokach, Dale A. Rodman Alpha Gamma Rho Agriculture Leadership Scholarship

Wheatland: Christina Antonia Burgard, Miscellaneous Scholarship

Ypsilanti: Austin James Domek, Miscellaneous Scholarship