Grain Industry Awards more than $25,000 in Scholarships

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Kansas Grain and Feed Association’s (KGFA) scholarship committee met in Wichita at its 122nd Annual Meeting in early April and awarded more than $25,000 in scholarships to Kansas high school graduating seniors for the 2018-19 academic year.

The scholarship committee, comprised of KGFA’s membership, received 132 applications and awarded 19 students scholarships to assist in advancing their academic endeavors.

“We are very proud of the KGFA scholarship program that has helped so many people throughout the state for so many years,” KGFA’s president and CEO Ron Seeber said. “The association, its board and members take tremendous pride each spring investing in students and helping them pursue their education.”

The winners of 2018-19 KGFA scholarships are listed at right with their hometown.

Dub and Inez Johnson Memorial Scholarship – $500 Total

Rilee Jordan – Galesburg

KGFA Scholarships – $1,500 Total

Blake Bouchey – Damar
Justin Brown – Caldwell
Sage Collins – Chanute
Nathan Enns – Inman
Emily Glenn – Holcomb
Jack Govert – Cunningham
Shyanne Jones – Mound Valley
Hannah Klusman – Ford
Logan Lix – Wright
Ashton McGinn – Sedgwick
Victoria Reed – Fort Scott
Kacie Timmons – Smith Center
Jordan Vandervort – Wakarusa
Brittney Walt – Collyer

KGFA Scholarships – $1,000 Total

Evan Bott – Palmer
Brody Ditto – Culver
Dylan Loos – Udall
Jamie Rock – Hope