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Engineering, computer science, finance students earn SHIELD Scholarships from Phillips 66

Friday, May 20, 2016



MANHATTAN — Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2016-2017 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 also are 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 2016-2017 at Kansas State University:

Rachel Walker, senior in chemical engineering, Augusta; Karter Krokstrom, junior in chemical engineering, Chanute; Ryan Pauly, senior in mechanical engineering, Conway Springs; Andrea Burghardt, graduate student in accounting, Derby.

From Greater Kansas City: Stephen Kucera, senior in accounting and music performance, Kansas City; Christian Hughes, senior in computer science, Leawood; Geordy Williams junior in computer science, Prairie Village; and Reagan Wood, junior in computer science, Shawnee.

Abe Fangman, senior in civil engineering, Hutchinson; Amy Scott-Sanjur, sophomore in accounting, Junction City; Brett Bandy, senior in chemical engineering, and Jordyn Stephens, senior in management information systems and accounting, both from Manhattan; Abby Steiner, senior in accounting, McPherson; Jordan Markley, senior in management information systems, and Alex Reed, junior in accounting, both from Ottawa; Patrick Kennedy, senior in finance, Paola; Adam Seiwert, senior in computer science, Pittsburg; Ronald Sastoque-Prieto, junior in mechanical engineering, Topeka.

From Wichita: Olivia Baalman, junior in computer science; Hunter Dellere, senior in electrical engineering; Paige Lauer, senior in management information systems; and Matt Zemanick, senior in accounting.

From out of state: Rashae Taylor, senior in accounting, Kansas City, Missouri; Matt Hixon, junior in computer science, Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and Caden Hilger, junior in mechanical engineering, Houston, Texas.


Jessica Arnold

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Augusta, Chanute, Conway Springs, Derby, Hutchinson, Junction City, Kansas City, Leawood, Manhattan, McPherson, Ottawa, Paola, Pittsburg, Prairie Village, Shawnee, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and Houston, Texas.

Written by

Tiffany Roney

At a Glance

Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year.