Bateman Scholarship awarded to six incoming K-State freshmen
MANHATTAN — The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University has announced the first six recipients of its inaugural John H. Bateman Scholarship, which recognizes select outstanding students who plan to major in engineering at the university.
Bateman Scholars will potentially receive a total of $30,000 over four years in addition to any other university scholarship awards. Endowed from a fund established by the late John and Vonnie Bateman, the renewable honor is designated for high-achieving, highly involved student scholars. John Bateman was a 1938 K-State graduate in civil engineering and retired as president of Marley International Inc. and as vice president of the Marley Company, Mission.
Awardees, all high school seniors, with their chosen field of study and high school are as follows:
Allison Kirby, industrial engineering, Kiowa County High School, Greensburg; Ryan Zipprich, computer science, Trinity Catholic High School, Hutchinson; Emma Worthington, biological systems engineering, Shawnee Mission West High School, Overland Park; Colby Johnston, mechanical engineering, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee; and Eleanor Braynock, biological systems engineering, Andover High School, Wichita.
From out of state: Macie Sexten, electrical engineering, Rockbridge High School, Columbia, Missouri.