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:
Belle Vernon: James Johnson, K-State Music Guild, Marching Pride Scholars, and Housing Leadership Award
Columbia: Ian Barnhart, Salina Housing Scholarship
Doylestown: Carter Wands, American Society of Baking Scholarship, and William and Melissa Harold Memorial Scholarship
Malvern: Samantha Owen, Salina Tuition Scholarship
Middletown: Elizabeth Stone, June D. Hull Sherrid Cancer Center Scholarship and Education Fund, K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship Presented by Farm Bureau Financial Services and Kansas Farm Bureau, and Russell E. Serles Scholarship
Nazareth: Michael Pereira, Achievement Award
Polk: Randall Frye, Friends of Kansas State Choirs, the Marilyn L. Hall Hay Scholarship in Memory of A. Louise Hall, and Salina Housing Scholarship
Shillington: Jennifer Collins, Joseph Edward Salsbury Memorial Scholarship
Uniontown: German Cuevas, Heritage Award
Ponce: Victor Oppenheimer, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, and Fairchild Scholarship
Toa Alta: Fernando Roman, Evan Stewart Endowment for the Enrichment of Mathematics, Memorial Scholarship and Wesley A. Zellner Memorial Scholarship