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:
Ashburn: Scott Bell, Office of International Programs Scholarship
Centreville: Lexi Scoville, Purple and White Scholarship
Chesapeake: Wondwossen Dessie, Ice Family Student Emergency Fund
Clifton: Austin McColloch, Chesapeake Energy Corporation Distinguished Scholars
Falls Church: Allan Ddamulira, Memorial Scholarship
Fredericksburg: Haley Anderson, Olive Reed Schafer and Robert T. Schafer Human Ecology Scholarship
Jeffersonton: Eli Schrock, Heritage Award
Mechanicsville: Rachel Webster, Denison Scholarship, Pishny Family Scholarship, and Leonce L. Picot III Scholarship
Richmond: Megan Stewart, Achievement Award
Springfield: Alex Stinson, Salina Tuition Scholarship
Stephens City: Blake Adams, Caravan Ingredients Scholarship
Weyers Cave: Cory Bennett, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Funding Revenue Fund, and Memorial Scholarship
Williamsburg: Maira Cotton- Caballero, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Funding Revenue Fund, and Purple and White Scholarship