TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association’s (KARA) scholarship committee met in mid-April and awarded nearly $10,000 in scholarships to Kansas high school graduating seniors and current college students for the 2019-20 academic year.
The scholarship committee, comprised of KARA’s membership, received 101 applications and awarded eight students scholarships to assist in advancing their academic endeavors.
“KARA has a long and proud history of providing scholarships to worthy students,” KARA’s president and CEO Ron Seeber said. “We congratulate this year’s recipients and wish them the best with their studies and their future contributions to the industry.”
Each year, KARA awards one $500 Jim Lee Memorial scholarship, six $1,500 KARA general scholarships and one $1,500 Dr. David Whitney Agronomy scholarship.
The winners of 2019-20 scholarships are listed below with their current town:
Jim Lee Memorial Scholarship – $500 Total
Allison Railsback – Mankato
KARA Scholarships – $1,500 Total
Hannah Ballard – Madison
Kaden Barker – Tipton
Megan Cranwell – Hays
John Kennedy – Manhattan
Colton Sutterby – Savonburg
Ashley Swaim – Delia
Dr. David Whitney Agronomy Scholarship – $1,500 Total
Sophie Filbert – Manhattan
— Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association
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