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K-State Today

August 10, 2015

Architectural engineering senior awarded scholarship

Submitted by Mary Rankin

Robee Ybanez, Kansas State University senior in architectural engineering, has been awarded a $2,000 Midwest Concrete Industry Board Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year. Provided through the board's educational fund, the scholarship is administered by the Greater Kansas City Community Fund.

The scholarship provides financial assistance to college engineering students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or higher degree that includes concrete and concrete design courses as an integral part of the degree program. Scholarships may be based on financial need, academic achievement, curriculum, growth, character, leadership capacity and career interest.

While at K-State, Ybanez has served as president of the Philippine Student Association, all-class representative of the Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri, and fundraising chair for the Architectural Engineering Institute.