In The News‎ > ‎

Legacy Foundation awards local scholars over $87,000

posted Jun 29, 2017, 10:48 AM by Admin Admin

2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

Winfield, KS:  Legacy Regional Community Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic organization incorporated in September 1996 by a volunteer board of directors.  Since 2000, Legacy has received contributions totaling more the $8 million and distributed nearly $3 million in grants.  Legacy Regional Community Foundation awarded over $87,000 in scholarships for the 2017 2018 school year. The recipients of those scholarships are:



ACE Scholarships                              

William Hankins, Ark City; University of Kansas-Nursing

Sidney Nittler, Ark City; Cowley College-Art


AFS Scholarship

Caitlyn Eickleberry, Ark City; Kansas State University-Veterinary Medicine

Mason Flower, Ark City; Baker University-Business

Julia McMains, Ark City; Southwestern College-Music


Bryant Family Scholarship

Lindsay Noland, Ark City; Cowley College-Agricultural Education

Gene & Sally Burr Family Scholarship

Quinn Johnson, Ark City; Hendrix College-Creative Writing

Robert & Marcia Childers Scholarship

Lindsay Hull, Ark City; Cowley College-Pre-Medicine

Colton Watters, Ark City; Kansas State University-Engineering


Class of ’55 Scholarship

Morgan Hettenbach, Ark City; Cowley College-Elementary Education

Skylar Kelly, Ark City; Cowley College-Physical Therapy


Class of ’57 Scholarship

Tia Breckenridge, Ark City; Kansas State University-Kinesiology

Brynn Moore, Parkerfield; Cowley College-Nursing


Class of ’59 Scholarship

Linnae Downs, Ark City; Wichita State-Pre-Medicine


Janet English Scholarship

Hannah McNulty, Ark City; Cowley College-Pre-Medicine


Joline Iverson Family Scholarship

Hunter Trent, Parkerfield; Cowley College--Non-Destructive Testing

Legacy Scholarship

Madison Oak, Ark City; Cowley College-Nursing


PEO Chapter ER Scholarship

Bethany Blatchford, Ark City; Pittsburg State-Business Management


Rogers Family Scholarship

Halle Bucher, Ark City; Cowley College-Pre-Dental


Warren Family Scholarship

Candace Sweetwood, Ark City; Kansas State University-Interior Design


Ark City- Robert Warrender Scholarship              

Anthony Curz-Guerra, Ark City; University of Kansas-Physical Therapy

Belle Plaine Scholarships

Lanore Bishop Scholarship

Tyler Balsters, Belle Plaine; Emporia State University-Biology

Emma Chambers, Mulvane; Emporia State University-Education

Keith George, Belle Plaine; Fort Hays State University-Masters

Elise Gerlach, Derby; Bethel College-Education

Aspen Hamilton, Mulvane; Friends University-Education

Clayton Happy, Belle Plaine; Emporia State University-Education

Payton Haynes, Mulvane; Butler Co Community College-Education

Kylie McElravy, Belle Plaine; Emporia State University-Masters

Zoe Rice, Belle Plaine; Emporia State University-Education

Sumar Stinnett, Belle Plaine; Southwestern College-Education

Mary Wellman, Belle Plaine; Fort Hays State University-Education


Ralph and Dorothy Hopper Mathematics Scholarship

Hannah Chorn, Wellington; Kansas State University-Computer Science


Ada Lucretia Richardson Miller Scholarship

Jason Jinkens, Belle Plaine; Baker University-Masters


Sammye VanderWall Scholarship

Cassidy Williams, Belle Plaine; Johnson Co Comm College-Graphic Design




Orville Bair Family Scholarship

Sara Jackson, Burden; Fort Hays State University-Psychology

Sam Jackson, Burden; Hesston Community College-Counseling


Burden Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Sam Jackson, Burden; Hesston Community College-Counseling


Hanna & Farris Jabara Scholarship

Cody Jimenez, Winfield; Southwestern College-Sports Management/Music

Mirriah Wallingford, Cambridge; Cowley College-Dentistry




Madlyn Root Scholarship

Makaila Bonner, Elgin; Labette College-Undecided

Jaden Uhls, Pawhuska                   Coffeyville Community College  Lineman Tech


Fred & Betty Travis Scholarship

Michael Blankinship, Sedan; Wichita State University-Graphic Design

Alyson Hurt, Sedan; Washburn University-Forensic Science

Jake Mills, Sedan;Arkansas University-Biochemistry

Kayla Signer, Havana; Coffeyville Community College-Agriculture

Leah Steward, Sedan; Kansas State University-Education

Haley Williams, Peru; University of Kansas-Exercise Science

Rebecca Zimmerman, Sedan; Pittsburg State University-English Education


Sedan-Robert Warrender Scholarship

Grace Davis, Sedan; Wichita State University-Biomedical Engineering

Michaela Warmbrodt, Sedan; Butler Co Community College-Anesthesiology




Angela Harding Scholarship

Dallas Anderson, South Haven; Cowley College-Engineering

Skylar Muns, Caldwell; Cowley College-Psychology


Joy Turek Scholarship

Carolyn Culp, South Haven; Northern Oklahoma College-Nursing



Glenn & Marie McCurry Memorial Scholarship

Tristan Schoech, Udall; Cowley College-Computer Science



Nichols-Broadhurst (MLK) Scholarships

Isaiah Washington, Winfield; Southwestern College-Pre-Medicine

William Wollard, Winfield; Washburn University-Criminal Justice

Marlyn & Blaine Harp Scholarship

Kylie Randall, Winfield; Southwestern College-Pre-Medicine

Legacy Scholarships

Corey Firebaugh, Winfield; Cowley College-Music Education

Steven Lambert, Burden; Cowley College-Mechanical Engineering

Summer Long, Burden; Cowley College-Occupational Therapy Asst

Kylie Randall, Winfield; Southwestern College-Pre-Medicine


Power of the Purse Scholarship

Abby Bertholf, Winfield; Southwestern College-Pre-Pharmacy

Karrie McNutt, Winfield; Southwestern College-Elementary Education


Winfield- Robert Warrender Scholarship

Jonathan Lee, Winfield; Southwestern College-Music Education


About Legacy Foundation:  Incorporated in 1996, Legacy Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic organization.  Legacy creates a stronger future for our area by building endowments, providing informed leadership and connecting donors to the critical needs of the region.  For more information visit our website, find us on Facebook, or call 620-221-7224.