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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:



Wabaunsee County

Alma: Glenn Richard Hafenstine, Muchnic Foundation Scholarship; Schyler Wade Rohleder, Engineering Scholarship, First in Class Scholarship and Foundation Scholarship

Alta Vista: Blake Lowell Mayer, Ross W. Stice Scholarship; Logan Daniel Swartz, Ross W. Stice Scholarship; Jessica Kaitlin Zimmerman, A.E. and Katherine Cook Scholarship, John Bunck Memorial Scholarship, Lee J. Barber Memorial Scholarship, Lowell A. Burchett Scholarship, Mary Lucille and Walter Abmeyer Scholarship and The Gordon Byler Memorial Scholarship; Logan Cale Zimmerman, Ross W. Stice Scholarship

Eskridge: Sierra Diane Warren, Lloyd M Copenhafer and Edith K Walker Copenhafer Scholarship

Harveyville: Abby Michelle Sage, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund

Maple Hill: Dylan A Kraus, Engineering Scholarship, First in Class Scholarship, Foundation Scholarship and Lloyd M Copenhafer and Edith K Walker Copenhafer Scholarship

Paxico: Thomas Haynos, Engineering Scholarship; Toni Lynn Hedke, Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship; Emily Marie Loughary, Bruce A. Adams MBA Scholarship and Kendall Scholarship for Overseas Experience


Wallace County

Sharon Springs: Tate Patrick Andrews, Memorial Scholarship; Taylor Elder, Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship; Bracey Fischer, Dean's Choice Scholarship and The Lincoln W. and Dorothy I. Deihl Scholarship; Kenzi Lauren Knobbe, Achievement Award; Doyle E Pletcher, Agriculture Enhancement, George H. Smith Family Scholarship, Janet L. Cowles VanAllen Scholarship, Kenneth D. Hobrock Scholarship, Medallion Scholarship; Chricket Short, Dane Hansen Foundation Scholarship, Laverne H. And Edna I. Spears--O.E.S. Scholarship and Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship; Preston Allen Smith, Arthur Capper Cooperative Center


Washington County

Barnes: Traci Lynn Rothlisberger, Gladwin A. Read Memorial Fund and Koch Nitrogen Company Agriculture Economics Scholarship

Clifton: Nicole Alayna Barnes, Achievement Award and William P. & Gladys C. Kelley Scholarship; Trevor Barnes, Dane Hansen Foundation Scholarship and Medallion Scholarship; Dylan Anthony Koch, Dane Hansen Foundation Scholarship, Engineering Scholarship, KSU Alumni Association Scholarship and President's Scholarship; Jamie Lynn Long, Activity Scholarship

Greenleaf: Leaanne Vivian Diederich, Borck Leadership Scholars; Jerod Thomas Diederich, Leadership Scholarship

Haddam: Elise Marie Hardenburger, Arts & Sciences Excellence; Michael Scott Welch, Arthur Drips Memorial Scholarship, Foundation Scholarship, Henry M. Beachell Scholarship and Mary Lucille and Walter Abmeyer Scholarship

Hanover: Brady Joseph Bruna, Agriculture Enhancement and Leadership Scholarship; Cindy Jo Bruna, College of Education Scholarship and Donald G. Wurtz Scholarship; John Clayton Bruna, Gladwin A. Read Memorial Fund and John and Pearl E Bullock Scholarship; Ethan John Zabokrtsky, Architectural Engineering and Construction Science and Management General Scholarship and Hutton Construction Scholarship in Construction Science

Hollenberg: Kirk A Loges, Larry L. Watkins Scholarship in Engineering, Teddy O. and Nancy L. Hodges Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship and Tointon Family Scholarship

Linn: Chelsey Lynn Herrs, Activity Scholarship and First in Class Scholarship; Rashele Marie Holle, K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship; Hannah R Voelker, Ruth Hoeflin Home Economics Scholarship; Kelli Anna Voelker, Foundation Scholarship, KSU Alumni Association Scholarship and M. Hal & Janice J Taylor Human Ecology Scholarship

Morrowville: Bridget Liane Baker, Art and Artie Dayton Garden Scholarship; Jacob Charles Frager, Medallion Scholarship; Luke Frager, Arts & Sciences Excellence; Jesse Lee Huber, National Science Foundation Elite Scholarship; Hillary L'Ecuyer, Foundation Scholarship and Honstead-Wells Human Ecology Scholarship

Palmer: Dana Elizabeth Oehmke, Anna and George Morton Home Economics Centennial Scholarship

Washington: Trevor Wayne Baker, Achievement Award, National Science Foundation Elite Scholarship, Salina Scholarship-Housing, Salina Scholarship-Tuition; Grace Elizabeth Bokelman, Albert J. Gehrt Memorial Scholarship Fund; Tiffany Rae Brax, Miller and Danielson Memorial Scholarship in Human Ecology and Nina M. Browning Memorial Scholarship; Anthony Nicholas Chapman, Fairchild Scholarship and June D. Hull Sherrid Cancer Center Scholarship and Education Fund; Steven Michael Colgrove, Salina Scholarship-Housing, Salina Scholarship-Tuition and Verla Nesbitt Joscelyn Scholarship; Cody Allan Dodd, Scoular Company Scholarship; Casey Joseph Habr, Engineering Scholarship and Medallion Scholarship; Brandon Michael Hattesohl, Henry J. Putnam Memorial Scholarship; Kayla Marie Penning, Grace Dickman King Memorial Scholarship and Mae and Cora Anderson Scholarship; Shane Michael Singleton, Engineering Scholarship and Henry J. Putnam Memorial Scholarship; Ethan Kyle Tegethoff, Foundation Scholarship; Caleb Sean Wilson, Foundation Scholarship


Wichita County

Leoti: Meghan Leigh Burch, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Foundation Scholarship; Devon Elise Mckinney, K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship; Gage Ridder, Belstra Milling Scholarship; Lauren Marie Wedel, Agriculture Enhancement and Leadership Scholarship; Trenton John Wilke, D. Dean and Nancy E. Kays Engineering Scholarship, Frank W. Kaul Mechanical Engineering Leadership, Jay C. and Dorothy B. Marshall Human Ecology Scholarship and Westar Energy Nuclear Engineering Scholarship


Wilson County

Altoona: Paul Andrew Crawshaw, Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

Fredonia: Ashlee Brooke Brown, Ernest L. and Lou R. Adams Scholarship Fund in Agriculture and Ethel P. and Francis E. Carpenter Scholarship; Kailey Glenn Fitzmorris, Byers Ranches Scholarship; Teresa Anna Siegele, Architecture and Design Scholarship and The Willard S. and Ethel E. Hemker Architecture Scholarship


Woodson County

Neosho Falls: Amanda Marie Mentzer, Grace Dickman King Memorial Scholarship and Rose Straka Fowler and William M. Fowler Fund

Yates Center: Elizabeth Ann Dick, John H. Tietze Scholarship; Jarred Anthony Leis, Petroleum Geology Scholarship


Wyandotte County

Bonner Springs: Kristen Cecelia Beeves, Marion H. Pelton Keyboard Scholarship and Midwest Music Annual Scholarship; Ian Patrick Briggs, Henry and Florence Ruff Scholarship and Mechanical Engineering Excellence Fund; Jordan Leanne DeTar Newbert, Medallion Scholarship; Erica Meria Freeman, Memorial Scholarship; Alexander Mark Hoduski, Achievement Award; Morgan Garrett Lietzen, Activity Scholarship and First in Class Scholarship; Cassity Taylor Mitchell, Marion H. Pelton Scholarship; Teresa Rachelle Seaton, Activity Scholarship; Alex Liam Slater, Engineering Scholarship; Kayla Marie Zimmerly, First in Class Scholarship and Foundation Scholarship

Edwardsville: Hannah Joy Polys, Activity Scholarship

Kansas City: Jaime Arreola, Memorial Scholarship; Nadia Gisele Bahadori, Fairchild Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Marcus Andrew Bragg, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship, Engineering Scholarship, John W. Jenner Electrician Apprentice Award, Kansas State University Chapter Blue Key Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Lonell Cokise Brown, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship, Memorial Scholarship and Sylvia L. and Roy L. Robinson Diversity Scholarship in Education; Emily Cavlovic, Medallion Scholarship; Catrina Daniela Elmore, Memorial Scholarship and Koch Impact Scholarship; Jessica Lee Elmore, Cheryl Stoney Memorial Multicultural Education Scholarship; Kedric Elmore, Marcella L. Burks Memorial Scholarship; Blake Spencer Franklin, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Easborn and Esther H. Rusco Memorial Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Morgan Andrew Franklin, Chester E. Peters Scholarship for Student Development, Jennie Irene and Gene Snell Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Toria R Freeman, Memorial Scholarship; Kara Danielle Godsil, The KSU Saline Student Club Account, College of Aviation and Technology and The Marian W. 'Dolly' Hardman Endowment; Marcela Gonzalez, Margaret Haupt Swift Memorial Scholarship, Memorial Scholarship and Wilma A. Brown Scholarship; Stephon Wardell Hardridge, Floyd O. Wolfenbarger Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Jacob Nathaniel Hoit, Engineering Scholarship, Henry J. Putnam Memorial Scholarship and K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship; Jasmine Evyette Holmes, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship; Arezoo Hosseinzadeh-Seisan, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Lizzet Ibarra, Memorial Scholarship; Naazir Jackson, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship; Christopher Brummell Jenkins, Salina Scholarship-Housing; Alyssa Marie Jones, Achievement Award and Dean's Choice Scholarship; Jasmine Marie Jordan, Activity Scholarship; Salvador Jurado, Memorial Scholarship; Mollie C Kennedy, Achievement Award and K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship; Sharene Nicole Lester, Student Opportunity Awards: K-State Proud; Macquel Christine Martin, Memorial Scholarship; Sierra Martin, Transfer Scholarship; Ashley LaNiece Murray, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Cody James Oldham, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Fairchild Scholarship; Ingrid Perez, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship, Larry D. Hudson Family Foundation Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Jordan Powell, Engineering Scholarship and Medallion Scholarship; Jermaine Tyre Rhone, Memorial Scholarship; Brittany Nicole Richardson, Memorial Scholarship; Breanna Robbins, Activity Scholarship; Christopher Lamont Shelton-Jenkins, Achievement Award; Jennifer Smisek, Dean's Choice Scholarship, K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship Presented by Farm Bureau Financial Services, KSU Alumni Association Scholarship and Medallion Scholarship; Angelica Soto, Memorial Scholarship; Jon Paul Sprung, Archie R. and Dorothy E. Hyle Engineering Scholarship and Donna Kottwitz & Mark Larson Engineering Scholarship; Stephanie Denise Stoway, Arts & Sciences Excellence; Nicholas Adam Strub, Engineering Scholarship and Henry J. Putnam Memorial Scholarship; Craig Alan Swan, Leo Dwerlkotte Memorial Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship; Cebastian Tyler Thibodo, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship; Andrew Ross Turner, Medallion Scholarship; Jeremy Walker, Engineering Scholarship; Jordan L Walker, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship; Sierra Vincia Weatherspoon, Memorial Scholarship and Opportunity Scholarship; Caitlyn Marie Wells, Memorial Scholarship; Kaila Darchelle Wilson, Activity Scholarship and Cargill Project Impact Scholarship; Nicole L Woods, Lawrence H. and Donna M. Erpelding Scholarship in Agriculture, Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and Rod Turnbull Scholarship Fund; Peter Michael Yadrich, Engineering Scholarship, Foundation Scholarship, K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship and Opportunity Scholarship; Leng Her Yang, Cargill Project Impact Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship