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Community foundation awards scholarships

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Community foundation awards scholarships

CONCORDIA, Kan.— The Community Foundation for Cloud County has awarded over $19,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year.

  • The C. Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship is for for seniors graduating from Concordia High School. Ciara Kearn, Concordia, received a $1,000 scholarship, Taegen Larsen, Jamestown, received a $500 scholarship and Austin Kaufmann, Concordia, received a $300 scholarship.
  • The Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship is for for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing an education major. Kora Snavely, Concordia, received a $1,000 scholarship.
  • The CF Sunshine Scholarship is for seniors graduating from or graduates of a Cloud County or Washington County high school majoring in a medical, education or recognized trade field. Elizabeth Duvall, Concordia, Hannah Kindel, Concordia, and Julisa Martinez, Greenleaf, each received a $916 scholarship.
  • The Gertrude Whitebread Scholarship is for seniors graduating from Concordia High School planning to attend Kansas State University. The following students each received a $1,500 scholarship: Macy McMillan, Concordia, and Ivon Owen, Concordia.
  • The Pauline and Richard A. Cook Family Scholarship is for for North-Central Kansas college sophomores attending Cloud County Community College, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University or the University of Kansas. The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship: Jordan Eshbaugh, Concordia, Alex Kaufmann, Concordia, Adrianna Michaud, Concordia, Tim Peltier, Concordia, Paul Rundus, Concordia, and Kora Snavely, Concordia.
  • The Wayne and Alberta Neel Scholarship is for for college sophomores or above who are graduates of a Cloud County high school. The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship: Rope Dorman, Concordia, Cierra Kahrs, Clifton, Roylynn Madden, Concordia, and Madelyn Meyer, Concordia.
  • The Wendy Ann Koch Memorial Scholarship is for for graduating seniors from Clifton-Clyde High School. Emily Genereux, Clyde, received a $500 scholarship.

The foundation is home to seven 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.communityfoundationforcloudcounty.org/scholarships