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K-State Today

April 14, 2023

Mathematics department awards $15,675 in scholarships for 2023-2024 academic year

Submitted by John Maginnis

K-State's mathematics department will award approximately $15,675 in scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year. The department supports many excellent students as they further their careers and pursue their degrees in mathematics.

The Friends of Mathematics annually celebrates and recognizes achievements by mathematics students at K-State during the previous year. Friends of Mathematics was established as a scholarship fund in 1968 and is backed by the alumni-faculty organization established in 1982, which is dedicated to excellence in mathematics at K-State.

The following list includes scholarship award recipients. These scholarships and awards have a monetary value ranging from $25 to $3,000.

Kaden Saucedo, Andover, Friends of Mathematics Outstanding Senior Award.

Calvin Spellman, Fung's Achievement Award, and Josh Woodsmall Fung's Achievement Award, both from Augusta.

Riley Buss, Grantville, Sarah G. Sitz Scholarship.

Erasto Herrera-Farfan, Kansas City, Leonard E. Fuller Scholarship.

Sophia Palcic, Olathe, James and Gail Baxter Scholarship.

Lydia De Wolf, Overland Park, Stromberg Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in Teaching Award.

Conner Broers, Ozawkie, Karl Stromberg Memorial Scholarship.

Kale Stahl, Tecumseh, S. Thomas Parker Memorial Scholarship.

Ashley Pritchard, Wichita, Dr. William L. Stamey Scholarship.

Carson Connard, Tomball, Texas, Thomas L. and Elouise J. Miller Scholarship, and Fung's Achievement Award.

Neeti Gauniyal, Haridwar, India, Hostinsky Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in Academics Award.

Trung Truong, Da Lat, Vietnam, Hostinsky Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in Academics Award.

Thu Le, Vung Tau, Vietnam, Friends of Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in Teaching.

S. Thomas Parker Competition Awards: Andrei Mazin, first place; Evangelos Chitwood, both from Manhattan, tied for second place; Delaney Michel, Wichita, tied for second place.

Differentiation-Integration Bee: Chitwood, first place; Chase Eccles, Gardner, second place; Aayush Rai, New Delhi, India, third place; Dajarrio White, Tonganoxie, honorable mention.

The mathematics department thanks the generous donors who made these scholarships possible.