Fort Hays State University Awards Scholarships

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Published Saturday, September 16, 2017

Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

This final listing includes some students who have won additional scholarships since being recognized earlier in the year for awards presented to them at FHSU Student Recognition Programs.

Colorado students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Those in eastern Colorado:

Bethune: Kimberlie Schulte, a 2017 Bethune High School graduate, received a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in business. Schulte, daughter of Charles and Lois Schulte, Bethune, is majoring in business.

Brush: Rachel Carwin, a 2017 Brush High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award. Carwin, daughter of Alesia Carwin, Brush, is majoring in psychology.

Brenna Simmons, a 2017 Brush High School graduate, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award. Simmons, daughter of Eric and Ellen Simmons, Brush, is majoring in biology.

Aurora Thomas, a 2017 Brush High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in pyschology. Thomas, daughter of David and Sara Thomas, Brush, is majoring in psychology.

Burlington: Hannah Baeza, a 2017 Burlington High School graduate, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in business. Baeza, daughter of Heather Baeza, Burlington, is majoring in accounting.

Kory Ridnour, a 2017 Burlington High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in agriculture. Ridnour, daughter of Tim and Heide Ridnour, Burlington, is majoring in agricutlure.

Myranda Soncksen, a 2017 Burlington High School graduate, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in business. Soncksen, daughter of Doran and Kelly Soncksen, Burlington, is majoring in business management.

Eads: Hailey Ray, a 2015 Eads High School graduate and a Colby Community College transfer student, received a $1,500 Transfer Student Scholarship. Ray, daughter of Krissy Ray, Eads, and Chad Ray, Denver, is majoring in elementary education.

Fort Morgan: Jenifer Perea Gomez, a 2017 Brush High School graduate, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in education. Perea Gomez, daughter of Jesus Perea and Erika Gomez, Fort Morgan, is majoring in education.

Holyoke: Wyatt McCallum, a 2017 Holyoke High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in agriculture. McCallum,

Lamar: James Steerman, a 2017 McClave High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in business. Steerman, son of Donald and Clea Steerman, Lamar, is majoring in finance.

Springfield: Jacob Richmond, a 2017 Springfield High School graduate, received a $2,000 University Scholar Award. Richmond, son of Shelia Crane, Springfield, is majoring in computer science.

Wray (80758): Brooklynn Bracelin, a 2017 Wray High School graduate, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award. Bracelin, daughter of James and Annette Bracelin, Wray, is majoring in psychology.

Yuma (80759): Destiny Edgar, a 2017 Yuma High School graduate, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in teacher education. Edgar, daughter of Holly Sprouse, Yuma, is majoring in teacher education.