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.
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/sfa
News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

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:

South Carolina

Columbia: John Leonard, Achievement Award

Simpsonville: Megan Hart, Cecil E. Richards and Mary Miller Richards Scholarship

South Dakota

Dell Rapids: Ellena Everist, Memorial Scholarship, and Winifred S. Ranney Memorial Scholarship; Samantha Stykel, Gaylord Munson Memorial Scholarship, and Foundation Scholarship

Harrold: Calyssa Thomas, Donald P. Edson Memorial Scholarship, K-State Rodeo Club Endowed Scholarship, Henry C. Gardiner Scholarship-LMIC, and Ernest L. and Hettie C. Lahr Scholarship

Howard: Emily German, Leadership Scholarship

Huron: Brittany Olson, Activity Scholarship

Jefferson: Shirley Robinson, William and Melissa Harold Memorial Scholarship

Mitchell: Caitlin Beaty, William and Mary E. Heaton Memorial Student Aid Fund

Pierre: Bethany Jochim, Office of International Programs Scholarship

Sioux Falls: Alexis Turner, Honors Scholarship