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KGFA Awards Scholarships For 2013-14 School Year

Date Posted: April 23, 2013

Topeka, KS—The Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) has chosen the following seven Kansas high school seniors to receive college scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year:

• Tanner Aherin, Phillipsburg – to study Ag Economics at Highland Community College

• Kyle Anderson, Abilene – to study Feed and Grain Science at Kansas State University

• Beth Augustine, Ellis – to study Ag Education at Kansas State University

• Emily Bokelman, Washington – to study Feed Science at Kansas State University

• Braxton Butler, Virgil – to study Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University

• JoLynn Hennerberg, Hollenberg – to study Biological Systems Engineering at Kansas State University

• Wyatt Pracht, Westphalia – to study Agronomy at Kansas State University

Nearly 140 applications were received and considered by an independent Scholarship Selection Committee made up of association members.

Each year, KGFA awards one $500 Dub & Inez Johnson Memorial scholarship and six $1,000 KGFA scholarships.

KGFA also awards one $1,000 John Cranor Memorial scholarship, whose winner is selected by the Kansas State University Foundation.

The KGFA Board of Directors voted at their April 8 board meeting in Wichita to increase the number of $1,000 KGFA scholarships from six to seven for the 2014-2015 school year.

For more information, call 785-234-0461.

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