Note to editor: 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: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, email@example.com
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
Giving the gift of education: Students receive $19.2 million in scholarships from university donations
MANHATTAN -- More than 9,400 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2012-2013 school year. Overall, students have earned more than $19.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year -- nearly $1 million more than the previous year.
Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation. Information on the university's student financial assistance is available at http://www.k-state.edu/sfa.
Students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:
Alabaster: Sarah Moore, BEMA Belshaw-Loeb Bakery Science Scholarship
Cullman: William Wilkins, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, and Transfer Achievement Award
Enterprise: David Duncan, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, and Opportunity Scholarship
Huntsville: Stacie Anderson, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, and Heritage Award
Mobile: Holly Bergman, Activity Scholarship
Peoria: Steffany Franklin, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Funding Revenue Fund, and Medallion Scholarship
Phoenix: Mary Lawless, Activity Scholarship; Benjamin Lopez, Foundation Scholarship, and Grain Science Diversity Scholarship Discretionary Fund
Surprise: Korynne Rollins, K-State Alumni Association Phoenix, Ariz., Alumni Club Scholarship, and Memorial Scholarship
Tempe: MacKenzie Rzonca, Leo Dwerlkotte Memorial Scholarship
Elkins: Emily Mashie, Agricultural Enhancement Fund and the Achievement Award
Fayetteville: Steven Graham, Opportunity Scholarship
North Little Rock: Lindsey Brunner, Leo Dwerlkotte Memorial Scholarship