WKMA Announces New Round of Scholarship Winners

Students from western Kansas awarded scholarships to community colleges, tech schools and universities.

Published on: Dec 20, 2013

Recipients of scholarships from the Western Kansas Manufacturers Association, sponsor of the 3i Show, have been chosen for the 20-13-2014 school year.

Scholarships are for freshman students who are residents of western Kansas, who have graduated from a western Kansas high school and are U.S. citizens. Preference is given to students enrolling in Industrial Engineering, Pre-Engineering or Business Administration.

The scholarships provide a way for WKMA to support western Kansas students who are studying at area community colleges, universities and technical colleges.

Scholarship winners

The most recently announced scholarship winners are: Lauren Pallister, Hays High School graduate, who was awarded a $500 scholarship at Barton Community College; Tate Bartlett, a Minneola High School graduate, who was awarded a $500 scholarship at Dodge City Community College; Isaac Dreiling, a Victoria High School graduate, who was awarded a $500 scholarship at NCK Tech; Martha Rangel, a Liberal High School graduate, who was awarded a $500 scholarship at Seward County  Community College/ATS; Braden Splichal, a Thomas More Prep-Marian High School graduate, who was awarded a $700 scholarship at Fort Hays State University; Jennifer Ochs, a Jetmore High School graduate, who was awarded a $700 scholarship at Kansas State University; and Ethan Long, a Saint John High School graduate, who was awarded a $700 scholarship at the University of Kansas.

WKMA awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $700 to students in western Kansas attending community colleges, tech schools and universities.
WKMA awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $700 to students in western Kansas attending community colleges, tech schools and universities.

Scholarships are still available at Colby Community College, Garden City Community College, and Northwest Kansas Technical College.

Scholarships are funded by the annual 3i SHOW belt buckle sales.  Buckles for the 2014 3i SHOW in Dodge City are currently available. Visit www.3ishow.com/3i/merchandise.htm for ordering information.

For additional information regarding scholarships or to reserve exhibit space for the upcoming 3i SHOW, visit www.3ishow.com, or contact the WKMA office directly toll-free at 877-405-2883 or locally at 620-227-8082. WKMA's office is located at 1700 E. Wyatt Earp in Dodge City.