Note to editors: This list includes only the names of students who have received scholarships that total $1,000 or more. Kansas recipients are listed by county and hometown.
News release prepared by: Megan Molitor, 785-532-3452, email@example.com
Monday, Dec. 5, 2011
Hard work pays off: K-State students receive more than 9,500 scholarships
MANHATTAN -- More than 9,500 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2011-2012 school year. Overall, K-State students have earned more than $18.5 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 http://www.k-state.edu/sfa.
Students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:
Enterprise: Rebekah Michelle Almquist, Heritage Award, K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship and Winona Starkey Memorial Scholarship
Harvest: Hannah Louise Haverkamp, Leo Dwerlkotte Memorial Scholarship in Agriculture
Huntsville: Stacie Michele Anderson, McCain Commemorative Scholarship
Anchorage: Bethany Maureen McDiffett, Ralph and Virginia Sherer Family Scholarship
Glendale: Jessica Lynn Giannina, Transfer Honors Scholarship
Mesa: Adrienne Julia Besler, Heritage Award and Wiltfong Family Leadership Scholarship
Peoria: Elizabeth Ray Marsh, Gladys Lichty Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
Phoenix: Mary Elizabeth Lawless, Heritage Award; Benjamin Murillo Lopez, Graduate School Division Discretionary Fund Scholarship; MacKenzie Kay Rzonca, Elmer D. McCollum Scholarship
Sierra Vista: Brielle Nicole Eaton, Ralf E. Hockens and Alice M. Hockens Memorial Scholarship and Olive R. and Robert T. Schafer Scholarship in Agriculture
Tempe: Celia L. Gaches, Wichita Area K-Staters Telefund Fund and R.J. and L.C. Zwierzychowski Memorial Scholarship
Elkins: Emily Marie Mashie, Joseph T. and Ann L. Davis Memorial Scholarship, Honors Scholarship and Jo Harriett Hofsess Popkins Scholarship
Fort Smith: Brett Anthony Wheeler, Baeten Farm Scholarship and Honors Scholarship
North Little Rock: Lindsey Elizabeth Brunner, McCain Commemorative Scholarship
Rogers: Bridgette Laurian Sharpe, Veterinary Medicine General Scholarship
Siloam Amy Renee Jones, Joseph T. and Ann L. Davis Memorial Scholarship and Honors Scholarship