Several area students have accepted scholarships to attend Fort Hays State University for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Laine Harvey, a 2012 Mulvane High School graduate, accepted a $500 Copper Academic Award. Harvey is the daughter of Danny and Stacy Harvey, Mulvane. She plans to major in nursing.
Kody Lange, a 2012 Conway Springs High School graduate, accepted a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in art and design and an $800 Hays City Silver Academic Award. Lange is the son of Keith Lange and Shannon Smith, Conway Springs. He plans to major in graphic design.
Austin Phillips, a 2012 Conway Springs High School graduate, accepted a $900 Academic Opportunity Award from the Department of Physics. Phillips is the son of Tom and Janet Phillips, Conway Springs. He plans a career in mechanical engineering.
The scholarship process for the 2012-2013 academic year will continue into the fall. Many students who have already accepted some scholarships continue to apply for and accept different awards. This release contains only new awards, and not awards previously accepted and announced.