Scholarship Recipients

2018 Recipients

The McPherson County Community Foundation and the Inman Community Foundation are pleased to announce the individuals selected to receive scholarships from various funds administered by the community foundations.

The following scholarships are being awarded for the 2018-2019 school year. Recipients may use the funds for tuition, books, or educational expenses.

 

Raleigh Insurance Scholarship – $500 

This scholarship is open to Inman High School graduating seniors planning to pursue a degree in an agricultural or business related field.

* Ashton Brunk from Inman High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

 

Canton-Galva Scholarship – $3,500

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending Canton-Galva High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

* Alexandra Koehn from Canton-Galva High School plans to attend Bethany College.

Canton-Galva Scholarship – $3,000

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending Canton-Galva High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

* Ashley Nightingale from Canton-Galva High School plans to attend Bethany College.

 

Canton-Galva Scholarship – $1,000

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending Canton-Galva High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

* Grace Klinkerman from Canton-Galva High School plans to attend Bethany College.

 

Agatha Smyres Scholarship for service professions – $1000

This scholarship is for graduates of Inman High School who have completed 5 semesters of college and are working toward a degree in the service industry which could include: educators, clergy, social services, registered nursing, physical therapy, physician or dentistry. Criteria for eligibility include: average or above average achievements in college classes to date, financial need, potential to make an impact on others, and involvement in leadership and community service type activities.

*Krystan Miller plans to attend Hesston College.

*Lily Bledsoe plans to attend Fort Hays State University.

 

SAL Scholarship – $500

This scholarship is for Inman High School students and alumni who are interested in the Fine Arts and plan to continue Fine Arts study at the next level of education. Students with a GPA of 2.5 and above may apply. Financial need will be given strong consideration and should be addressed in the student’s application. Students may apply for this scholarship each year that they continue their education after high school.

*Connor Sivils from Inman High School plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

*Payton Truitt from Inman High School plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

 

Paul W. Davis Memorial Fund Scholarship – $750 

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors of McPherson High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

*Zane Myers from McPherson High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

 

First United Methodist Church Scholarship – $750 

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors who are active members of the First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas, in McPherson, Kansas.

*Kaden Stewart from McPherson High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

*Cheyann Williams from McPherson High School plans to attend Southern Nazarene University.

 

First United Methodist Church Scholarship – $375
This scholarship is available for graduating seniors who are active members of the First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas, in McPherson, Kansas.

*Nolan Schrader from McPherson High School plans to attend Bethel College.

*Reese Schroeder from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

 

Jay L. Frazier Scholarship – $1,500 

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending McPherson High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level with a preference in science.

*Kollin Goering from McPherson High School plans to attend McPherson College.

*Aislinn Hughes from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

 

Jay L. Frazier Scholarship – $500 

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending McPherson High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level with a preference in science.

*Elizabeth Evans from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

*Elizabeth (Elle) Schrag from McPherson High School plans to attend Bethany College.

 

Hanson Family Educational Foundation Scholarship – $1,100 

This scholarship is available to assist an individual in attending post-secondary public (tax supported) institutions. Applicants must be residents of McPherson County.

* Sheridan Scott from McPherson High School plans to attend the Lehigh University.

 

Bob Hooper McPherson High School Basketball Scholarship – $1,000 

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors who have attended McPherson High School for four years. Preference will be given to applicants who have been members of the MHS Basketball team during at least part of their high school careers, but are not required to continue playing basketball when they enter college.

* Maisie Edmonson from McPherson High School plans to attend the Kansas State University.

 

Kansas American Tooling Scholarship – $750

This scholarship, in memory of Kenton Gearhart, was established for candidates living in McPherson County, Kansas. Candidates must intend to work in the plastics industry as a production worker, machinist or toolmaker, engineer or technologist/technician, business manager, or teacher of metal working tradesman.

*Makenzie Goering from McPherson High School plans to attend Wichita State University.

 

Kyle Jefferson McMannis Scholarship – $500 

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending one of the following Kansas high schools: Canton/Galva High School, Elyria Christian School, Wichita Northwest High School or St. John’s High School and who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

*Emilie Johnson from Canton-Galva High School plans to attend Hesston College.

*Tara Nelson from St. John’s High School plans to attend Tabor College.

 

Gary McNaul Memorial Scholarship – $750 

This scholarship is open to McPherson High School graduating seniors who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level. Preference will be given to graduating seniors who have or are playing on McPherson High School’s Golf team.

*Mattea Black from McPherson High School plans to attend the Manhattan Christian College.

 

McPherson Community Education Foundation – $500

*Sierra Behrens from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

*Thomas Diggs from McPherson High School plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

*Austen Hunt from McPherson High School plans to attend Pittsburgh State University.

*Gunnar Reiss from McPherson High School is undecided.

 

Troy D. Hostetler Memorial Scholarship – $500

This scholarship is for graduates of Inman High School interested in an agriculture-related field of study. Other areas of study may also be considered. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of each applicant’s grades, ACT score, leadership, involvement throughout their years at Inman High School, and financial need.

*Nathan Enns from Inman High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

 

Inman Alumni Scholarship – $500

The Inman Alumni Scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Inman High School who plan to further their education at the post-secondary level.

*Ashton Brunk from Inman High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

 

Inman FFA Scholarship – $500

*Max Harman from Inman High School plans to attend Kansas State University.

*Katie Krehbiel from Inman High School plans to attend Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College.

 

Chinberg-Eberle Memorial Nursing Scholarship – $500

The Chinberg-Eberle Memorial Nursing Scholarship is open to members, and friends of members, of the First Christian Church of McPherson or Galva who are pursuing an education in the nursing profession, including but not limited to: CNA, CMA, RN, LPN, Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in nursing.

*Cassie Flaming from Inman High School plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

*Sierra Behrens from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

*Jordan Babcock is undecided.

 

First Christian Church Educational Scholarship – $200

The First Christian Church Educational Scholarship is open to members, and friends of members, of the First Christian Church of McPherson or Galva planning to further their education beyond high school.

*Cassie Flaming from Inman High School plans to attend Hutchinson Community College.

*Sierra Behrens from McPherson High School plans to attend Emporia State University.

 

Congratulations to all 2018 scholarship recipients!

 

2017 Recipients

Raleigh Insurance Scholarship –Tanner Knackstedt
Canton-Galva Scholarship – Autumn Colgin, Kaylee Littrell, Hunter Pearson
Agatha Smyres Scholarship for service professions – Lydia Balzer
SAL Scholarship – Hannah Schriner, Taytum Lankford
Paul W. Davis Memorial Fund Scholarship – Sarah Pham
First United Methodist Church Scholarship – Thomas Smith
Jay L. Frazier Scholarship – Elizabeth Evans, Elizabeth (Elle) Schrag
Hanson Family Educational Foundation Scholarship – Hadley Hageman
Bob Hooper McPherson High School Basketball Scholarship – John (Paxton) Leaf
Kansas American Tooling Scholarship – Maria Martin
Kyle Jefferson McMannis Scholarship – Kelli Nightingale, Reed Wiens
Gary McNaul Memorial Scholarship – Jacob Lackey
McPherson Community Education Foundation – Faith Wehrman, Kaylee Eberhardt, Dylan Baldwin, Anna Young
Inman Community Foundation – Ben Pankratz, Lucas Barlow
Troy D. Hostetler Memorial Scholarship – Keaton Case

 

 

2016 Scholarship Recipients

  • Canton-Galva Scholarship Fund – Sarah Frye and Lane Wiens
  • Paul Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund – Kento Aizawa
  • First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund – Olivia Hansen, Price Kramer, and Megan Pedersen
  • Jay L. Frazier Scholarship Fund – Michelle Carillo and Ty Goss
  • Hanson Family Scholarship Fund – Nolan Milleson and Janae McKinney
  • Bob Hooper Memorial Basketball Scholarship Fund – Jacob Loecker
  • Kansas American Tooling Scholarship Fund – Dustin Kynaston
  • Kyle Jefferson McMannis Scholarship Fund – Ethan Dailey, Ethan Loyd and Trey Wedel
  • Gary McNaul Memorial Scholarship Fund – Clinton Steiner
  • Raleigh Insurance Scholarship Fund – Chase Sneath
  • FFA Alumni Scholarship Fund for Inman HS – Courtney Bashore
  • Agatha Smyres Scholarship for Service Professionals Fund – Savanah Case
  • Troy D. Hostetler Memorial Scholarship for Fund – Kyler Blank
  • Inman Alumni Scholarship Fund – Terrell Roehl
  • SAL Scholarship Fund – Jacob Doerksen and Courtney Bashore
  • First Christian Church Education Scholarship Fund – Caleb Giddings, Shelby Gudenkauf, Danielle Lacy, Mary Strickler and Aaron Williams
  • Chinberg-Eberle Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund  – Samantha Goodell, Janelle Likes, Shawna Allen, Caley Johnson, and Mary Strickler