WKMA Awards Some Scholarships for Next School Year

WKMA Awards Some Scholarships for Next School Year

Sponsor of annual 3i Show offers scholarships to students from western Kansas who enroll in industrial studies.

Scholarships for the 2014-2015 year have been awarded by the Western Kansas Manufacturers Association, sponsor of the 3i Show.

WKMA supports western Kansas students furthering their education at area community colleges, technical colleges and universities through its annual scholarship program. The scholarships are for freshman students who are residents of western Kansas, 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.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS: During the 3i Show each year, belt buckles with show dates and specifics are sold to help fund the effort to provide scholarships for western Kansas students.

These students are scholarship winners:
Eduardo Martinez, Dodge City High School graduate, $500 scholarship at Barton Community College; Edward F. Castillo, Dodge City High School graduate, $500 scholarship at Dodge City Community College; Steven Fisher, Scott Community High School graduate, $500 scholarship at Northwest Kansas Technical College; Brady Graves, Liberal High School graduate, $500 scholarship at Seward County Community College/ATS; Martin Gough, Scott Community High School graduate, $700 scholarship at Fort Hays State University; Jeffery Bogner, Garden City High School graduate, $700 scholarship at Kansas State University; and Jeffrey Richmeier, a Thomas-More Prep High School graduate, a $700 scholarship at the University of Kansas.

Scholarships are still available at Colby Community College, Garden City Community College, and NCK Tech (North Central Kansas Technical College).

Every year during the annual 3i Show, belt buckles with show dates and specifics are sold to help fund the effort to provide scholarships for western Kansas students. Visit the 3i Show website 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.

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