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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Lakeland: Cydnie Jones, Achievement Award
Longwood: Gary Hackett, Transfer Achievement Award
Miami: Michelle Bertran, Foundation Scholarship
Miramar: Taylor Friedfeld, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Funding Revenue Fund and the Purple and White Scholarship
Orlando: Miranda Annan, Achievement Award
Palm Coast: Caitlin Byttner, Foundation Scholarship
Pensacola: Aaron Rogers, Salina Housing Scholarship
Port St. Lucie: Kaitlyn Nichols, Opportunity Scholarship
Sanford: Simon Loose, McVay Scholarship and the Memorial Scholarship
Satellite Beach: Kristen Petry, Leadership Scholarship
Tallahassee: Robert Scharmann, Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence, Marion H. Pelton Scholarship, Matt Betton Jazz Orchestra Scholarship Fund and K-State Marching Band Scholarship
Tampa: Kayla Gilpatrick, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Funding Revenue Fund and Memorial Scholarship; La Tasha Lucas, Memorial Scholarship