Feb 27, 2021 1:12 PM

Online students receive scholarships from Kansas State University

Posted Feb 27, 2021 1:12 PM

MANHATTAN — More than 75 students attending Kansas State University Online received scholarships this spring semester ranging in amounts from $600 to $1,500 each and totaling $44,800.

K-State Global Campus, which oversees K-State Online, works hard to offer scholarships to its online students, who are predominately adults attending classes part time while balancing work and family responsibilities. The scholarships are available to both part-time and full-time students to provide more individuals the opportunity to earn a degree at their own pace.

The following K-State Global Campus students are spring 2021 scholarship recipients:

Tina Valenzuela, doctoral student in curriculum and instruction, Arma, Maurine Allison O'Bannon Memorial Scholarship.

From Greater Kansas City: Lesli Malcolm, junior in personal financial planning, Kansas City, K-State Kansas Insurance Certificate Scholarship; Mike O'Mara, senior in food science and industry, Nathan and Becky Smit Food Innovation Scholarship, and Danielle Stegall, junior in personal financial planning, K-State Kansas Insurance Certificate Scholarship, both from Overland Park


Hailey Carman, junior in animal sciences and industry, La Harpe, College of Agriculture Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Laura Duncan, senior in social sciences, College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for Distance Education Students, and Jean Rodriguez, senior in personal financial planning, K-State Kansas Insurance Certificate Scholarship, both from Manhattan; Saihara Taylor, senior in elementary education, Salina, College of Education Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Trenton Ming, senior in general business, Scranton, Sue Maes and Dennis Hemmendinger KSU Foundation Family Scholarship; Crystal Pralle, master's student in curriculum and instruction, St. George, Maurine Allison O'Bannon Memorial Scholarship; and Allison Schultz, master's student in mass communications, Wichita, College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for Distance Education Students. 

From out of state: 

Nadia Newkirk, master's student in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology, Enterprise, Alabama, College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Arely Martinez, senior in nutrition and health, Moreno Valley, California, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Candice Ballard Knight, senior in animal sciences and industry, Oxford, Georgia, College of Agriculture Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Jacob Holm, junior in applied business and technology, Iowa Falls, Iowa, College of Technology and Aviation Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Kim Thompson, freshman in nutrition and health, New Sharon, Iowa, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Ariana Hefner, sophomore in elementary education, Polk City, Iowa, College of Education Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Jonathan Thomason, senior in personal financial planning, Canton, Michigan, K-State Kansas Insurance Certificate Scholarship; Brittney Keels, junior in general business, Blue Springs, Missouri, College of Business Administration Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Kimberly Hisey, senior in dietetics, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Elena Sharp, master's student in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology, Sedalia, Missouri, College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Jackie Paolucci, freshman in elementary education, Great Falls, Montana, College of Education Scholarship for Distance Education Students.

Alison Hayward, doctoral student in adult learning and leadership, Las Vegas, Nevada, Maurine Allison O'Bannon Memorial Scholarship; Jerome Kumbalek, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, College of Agriculture Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Yachat Gold, senior in dietetics, Monsey, New York, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Lindsay Howard, master's student in mass communications, Raleigh, North Carolina, Sue C. Maes and Vanier Family Scholarship; Nicole Durling, master's student in personal financial planning, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kenneth and Leah Mae Bever KSU Foundation Family Scholarship; Kaitlin Allard, master's student in food science, Scranton, Pennsylvania, College of Agriculture Scholarship for Distance Education Students.

Caroline Garcia, master's student in mass communications, Austin, Texas, College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Aurore Kamagaju, master's student in data analytics, Fort Worth, Texas, College of Business Administration Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Richard Dang, junior in nutrition and health, Houston, Texas, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Scholarship for Distance Education Students; Michelle McIntosh, master's student in academic advising, Provo, Utah, Maurine Allison O'Bannon Memorial Scholarship; Nicole Cilley, senior in personal financial planning, Seattle, Washington, K-State Kansas Insurance Certificate Scholarship; Lauren Burns, junior in animal sciences and industry, Park Fall, Wisconsin, College of Agriculture Scholarship for Distance Education Students. 

From out of country: Fernanda Lillywhite Gerber, senior in educational studies, Zurich, Switzerland, College of Education Scholarship for Distance Education Students.

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