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Local students awarded WKMA scholarships

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These belt buckles are sold to raise money for WKMA scholarships. (Photo courtesy of Western Kansas Manufacturers Association)

Two Hays students  and one from Victoria are winners of scholarships from the Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA).  WKMA sponsors the annual 3i SHOW in Dodge City.

The scholarships are available to Western Kansas residents who are going to start their freshman year of college. Preference is given to students enrolling in Industrial Engineering, Pre-Engineering or Business Administration.

The following are 2013-2014 school year scholarship recipients:

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

WKMA says in a news release there are still scholarships available for students attending Colby Community College, Garden City Community College and Northwest Kansas Technical College.

The scholarships are funded through the sale of 3i SHOW belt buckles.

More information about WKMA scholarships, visit http://3ishow.com/WKMA/Scholarships.htm.

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