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University business, engineering students earn SHIELD Scholarships from Phillips 66

Wednesday, May 14, 2014



MANHATTAN — Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year.

The SHIELD Scholarship, sponsored by Phillips 66, is available for students in select majors in the College of Business Administration or the College of Engineering and who have an interest in the energy industry. SHIELD Scholars receive $3,500 annually in scholarship money. Additional funding is provided for enrichment activities to help develop the scholars as students, young professionals and contributing members of the community.

Mentoring relationships with Phillips 66 professionals are also developed. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student meets the 3.25 minimum GPA requirement and participates in enrichment activities.

The SHIELD Scholars for 2014-2015 at Kansas State University are:

Jordan Becker, senior in  accounting, and Julia Hilts, junior in chemical engineering, both from Andale; Steven Heitmeyer, senior in management information systems, Andover; Alexander Wu, senior in mechanical engineering, Carbondale; Andrea Burghardt, junior in accounting, Derby; Spencer Jensen, senior in management information systems, El Dorado.

From Greater Kansas City: Stephen Kucera, senior in accounting, Kansas City; Kayla Rowton, senior in management information systems, Olathe; Austin Muchow, senior in mechanical engineering, and Austin Robisch, senior in management information systems, both from Overland Park; Nicholas Feighner senior in accounting, and Luke Schnefke, junior in mechanical engineering, both from Shawnee.

Jason Grossardt, junior in chemical engineering, Halstead; Jaclyn Long, sophomore in management information systems, Lawrence; Lacie Falk, senior in chemical engineering, Linwood; Brandon Smith, master's student in accounting, and Pierce Stephens, senior in management information systems, both of Manhattan; Mattie Loder, junior in accounting, Marquette; Cory Horton, junior, chemical engineering, and Andrea Nowak, senior in accounting, both from McPherson; Drake Dobbs, junior in management information systems, Pratt; Michael Whinery, senior in chemical engineering, Rose Hill; Jesse Hill, junior in computer engineering, and Sheron Williams, junior in accounting, both from Wichita.


Jessica Arnold


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At a glance

The SHIELD Scholars program, supported by Phillips 66, has its 2014-2014 recipients at Kansas State University.