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Community foundation awards scholarships

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Community foundation awards scholarships

LINDSBORG, Kan.— The Smoky Valley Community Foundation has awarded over $50,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. This includes two scholarships that are being renewed for recipients from previous years.

  • The Brandon Rogers Technology Scholarship is for a senior graduating from Smoky Valley High School majoring in the field of technology. Logan Bodenhamer, Lindsborg, received a $1,000 scholarship.
  • The Clyde And Glenn Lindstrom Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Smoky Valley High School or Smoky Valley Virtual Charter who are pursuing a post-secondary education in a vocational field. The following students each received a $5,000 scholarship: Taylor Barnes, Helayna Mader, Chance Kruckenberg, Macy Sims, and Kylie Weis all from Lindsborg.
  • The Dorothy J. Ziegler Music and Art Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Smoky Valley High School who plan to major in either performing arts or visual arts. Gracelyn Gaskill and Elaina McMillan, both of Lindsborg, each received a $4,000 scholarship, and Gracie Lott and Adam Tillberg, both of Lindsborg, each received a $3,200 scholarship.
  • The Judith K. Burch Scholarship is for graduates of Smoky Valley High School planning to attend Bethany College, with preference for students planning to major in mathematics or science education, mathematics, or science. Chantey Nichols, Gypsum, and Ahnya Stambaugh-Tubbs, Lindsborg, each received a $500 scholarship.
  • The Louis, Ron and Tom Westman Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Smoky Valley High School. The following students received a $1,000 scholarship: Isabelle Wright, McPherson, Ahnya Stambaugh-Tubbs, Lindsborg, Emily Jones, Lindsborg, Ashlyn Bryant, Lindsborg, Gracelyn Gaskill, Lindsborg, and Macie Carlson, Lindsborg.
  • The Mona Peterson Community Service Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Smoky Valley High School, the Smoky Valley Home Educators or the Lindsborg Area Home Educators. The following students, all from Lindsborg, received a $409 scholarship: Ashlyn Bryant, Matthew Lucas, and Rachel Yenni.
  • The Smoky Valley Elementary Education Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Smoky Valley High School, or home-schooled graduating students living in the Smoky Valley District, who plan to major in elementary education. Macie Carlson, Lindsborg, received a $2,000 scholarship.

The foundation is home to eight scholarship funds, which were established by area donors to support students pursuing higher education. More information about the scholarship program can be found at www.smokyvalleycf.org/scholarships.