The Kansas Junior Livestock Show awarded $19,750 in scholarships to 15 exhibitors at this year’s show. It marked 15 years of the scholarship program, which has given a total of $245,750 to 206 exhibitors since the program begain.
Those receiving $2,000 awards were Kendal Clawson of Satanta and Lukas Lahr from Olpe. Scholarships worth $1,750 were presented to Andrew Strasburg, Elk City, and Analena Simmons, Barnard. Rachel Allemand of El Dorado, and Kiesha Scott of Scott City each received a $1,500 scholarship. Exhibitors earning $1,250 awards were: Jamie Briscoe, Lincoln; Monica Ebert, St. George; Quinton Ford, Parker; and Boone Ott, Coffeyville. Allison Jones, Manhattan, and Shannon McNeill, Garden City, each received a $1,000 scholarship. Earning $750 stipends were: Katie Gillmore, Moundridge; Kevin Morgan, Louisburg; and Lisa Stainbrook, Fontana.
Major sponsors of KJLS are KLA, Kansas State University and the Wichita Chamber of Commerce. The scholarship program is funded through private contributions and income from the Beefeater Barbecue held at the show.