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Community foundation awards scholarships

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The Community Foundation for Cloud has awarded over $14,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year.

  • The Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship for for seniors graduating from Concordia High School. Brenda Craig, Concordia, received a $800 scholarship, Alex Bonebrake, Concordia, received a $500 scholarship, Madelyn Meyer, Concordia, received a $250 scholarship, and Beau Bonebrake, Concordia, received a $250 scholarship.
  • The Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship for for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing an education major. Sarah Collins, Miltonvale, received a $1,000 scholarship.
  • The CF Sunshine Scholarship for for seniors graduating from or graduates of a Cloud County or Washington County high school majoring in a medical, education or recognized trade field. Delaney Trost, Concordia, Nicole Hendrickson, Hanover, and Kyle Mintzmyer, Washington, each received a $700 scholarship.
  • The Pauline and Richard A. Cook Family Scholarship 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: Cierra Kahrs, Clifton; Kora Snavely, Concordia; Lake Winter, Concordia; Roylynn Madden, Concordia; and Adrianna Michaud, Concordia.
  • The Wayne and Alberta Neel Scholarship for for college sophomores or above who are graduates of a Cloud County high school. The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship: Lydia Knapp, Concordia; Mallory Thompson, Emporia; Jordan Eshbaugh, Concordia; and Addison Johnson, Concordia.
  • The Wendy Ann Koch Memorial Scholarship for for graduating seniors from Clifton-Clyde High School. Nathan Ohlde, 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