TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association’s (KARA) scholarship committee reviewed more than 50 applications and awarded nearly $10,000 in financial aid to six of the state’s high school graduating seniors and current college students for the 2022-23 academic year.
“We are proud each year to assist local students in pursuing their academic aspirations,” KARA’s president and CEO Ron Seeber said. “Our board of directors, scholarship committee and overall membership congratulate and wish nothing but the best for this year’s recipients as we collectively look forward to their future contributions to our industry.”
Each year, KARA awards one $500 Jim Lee Memorial scholarship, four $1,500 KARA general scholarships and one $1,500 Dr. David Whitney Agronomy scholarship.
The 2022-23 recipients are listed below with their current town:
Jim Lee Memorial Scholarship – $500 Total
Greta Rosenhagen – Cheney
KARA Scholarships – $1,500 Total
Dylan Van Laeys – Logan
Kaitlyn Peters – Lakin
Geoffrey Holloway – Kingman
Caleb Dechant – Goodland
Dr. David Whitney Agronomy Scholarship – $1,500 Total
Leah Hudson – Topeka