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Kansas Grain and Feed Assn. Awards $8,500 in Scholarships

Date Posted: April 25, 2014

Topeka, KS—The Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) has chosen the following eight Kansas high school seniors to receive college scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year:

• Jacob Allen, Easton - to study Biological & Ag Engineering at Kansas State University

• Andrew Flax, Brownell – to study Agriculture at Fort Hays State University

• Matthew Haverkamp, Bern – to study Mechanical Engineering at Kansas State University

• Jessica Johns, Johnson – to study Ag Communications & Agribusiness at Kansas State University

• Rayna Karst, Rush Center – to study English at Emporia State University

• Madison McClellan, Palco – to study Business Management at Kansas State University

• Ty Nienke, Lorraine – to study Ag Education at Kansas State University

• Phillip Winter, Mt. Hope – to study Agronomy & Ag Economics at Kansas State University

Over 100 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 seven $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 14 board meeting in Wichita to add an additional four $500 KGFA scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year, increasing the organization’s total annual financial assistance from $8,500 to $10,500.

For more information, call 785-234-0461.

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