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K-State Today

May 15, 2020

Modern languages department awards scholarships

Submitted by Mary Siegle

The modern languages department congratulates its deserving students who have received scholarships this spring. We honor our students and at the same time thank our donors for their generosity and support of our students and the department. Students awarded scholarships this year are pursuing degrees in Chinese, Classical Studies, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.

The department was able to award $50,000 in scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Established scholarships include the Jo Harriett Hofsess Popkins Scholarship, the Kirmser Graduate Student Award, the Margaret E. Beeson Scholarship in Modern Languages, the Credo ut Intelligam Scholarship, the Philippe Dehon Graduate Scholarship, Wilma Johnston and Jean Hollis Modern Language Scholarship, the Ryan Kanost Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship, the Barakah Nelson Memorial Scholarship, the Megan Elizabeth Taylor Memorial Scholarship in Modern Languages, and the Thomas E. Stamey Memorial Scholarship in Modern Languages.

This year's undergraduate recipients:

Karsen Mae Adams, senior in Spanish; Juliana Ames, senior in classical studies/Latin; Naydelin Barrera-Trejo, senior in Spanish; Victoria Bedros, senior in Spanish; Sara Blunk, senior in German; Mallory Boone, senior in Spanish; Ariana Brancato, senior in Spanish; Andrew Brandt, senior in classical studies/Latin; Erin Cantrell, senior in Spanish; Cadence Ciesielski, senior in Spanish; Tess Fairbanks, junior in Spanish; Joseph Frasco, senior in Japanese; Lauren Gasiorowski, senior in French; Angela Gearhardt, senior in Spanish; Ender Graham, junior in Spanish; Natalie Grills, senior in French; Sara Haggard, junior in Spanish; Sophie Hawks, junior in German; Kaia Hayes, junior in French; Makenzie Heffernon, junior in Spanish; Jacob Hill, senior in Spanish; Brenna Hogan, junior in French; Elizabeth Irvine, junior in Spanish; Kailey Koopman, senior in classical studies/Latin; Brecken Lawrence, senior in Spanish; Natalie Leonard, senior in Spanish; Mayme Loyd, senior in French; Lillian Maina, sophomore in French; Emory Mathes, senior in Spanish; Liam McConnell, junior in Chinese; Yareni Mota-Martinez, sophomore in Spanish; Chase Norton, senior in Spanish; Emily O'Brien, senior in classical studies/Latin; Emily Petermann, senior in classical studies/Latin; James Probst, senior in French; Rebekah Purvis, senior in classical studies/Latin; Alexa Raney, senior in Spanish; Allisson Restrepo, junior in Spanish; Jonatan Roacho, senior in Spanish; Theresia Sharpe, senior in Spanish; Matthew Swords, senior in French; Olivia Swyers, senior in Spanish; Peyton Threinen, senior in Spanish; Emily Transue, senior in Spanish; Natalie Vesta, senior in German; Lydia Waner, junior in Spanish; Samantha Weber, junior in Spanish; Anna Welsh, senior in Spanish; Tillie Wheeler, junior in Spanish; and Charles Worley, senior in Spanish. 

Graduate student recipients: Natacha Mally, German; Emili Neubauer, French; and Joe Weakland, French. 

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