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Civic Leadership Scholarship winners and finalists selected

Monday, May 4, 2020

Civic Scholarship recipients

The 2020 finalists for the Kansas State University Civic Leadership Scholarship. Front row, from left: Ethan Brown, Grace Roth, Rubi Perez Vasquez, Libby Schultz and Bryon Williams, interim director of K-State New Student Services. Back row, from left: Duru Dogan, Reed Krewson, Alyssa Schieffer and Samantha Calderon Romero. | Download this photo.


MANHATTAN — Kansas State University recently awarded three high school seniors the K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship from a group of eight finalists. The scholarship rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity by developing projects and programs with a lasting impact on those they serve.

Rubi Perez Vasquez, a senior at Van Horn High School, Kansas City, Missouri, received first place and a $4,000 K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship. Reed Krewson, a senior at Blue Valley Southwest High School, Overland Park, received the second-place scholarship of $2,500, while Samantha Calderon Romero, a senior at Guadalupe Centers High School, Kansas City, Missouri, received the third-place scholarship of $2,000.

The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day earlier this semester. They were selected for demonstrating a commitment to serving others in their community, school or place of worship.

The following students were also finalists for Kansas State University's Civic Leadership Scholarship:

Libby Schultz, a senior at Buhler High School, Hutchinson; Alyssa Schieffer, a senior at Saint James Academy, Lenexa; Duru Dogan, a senior at Manhattan High School, Manhattan; Grace Roth, a senior from Manhattan who attends Blue Valley High School in Randolph; and Ethan Brown, a senior at Salina Central High School, Salina.


Courtney Hallenbeck

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Buhler, Hutchinson, Lenexa, Manhattan, Overland Park, Randolph and Salina, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri.


Civic Leadership Scholarship