NCK TECH – Hays Campus students receiving scholarships from the NCK TECH Foundation and other benefactors were honored with a reception October 3rd.   Recipients, in many cases, had the opportunity to meet the scholarship contributors.

Hays Campus recipients and their benefactors included:

Bob and Patricia Schmidt Nursing Scholarship

Sarah Carroll
Reaghan Davis
Brandi Fritts
Brandy Grogan
Kayla Hitchcock
Rachael Kuhlman
Jennifer Labes
Mark Pakkebier
Shayna Rogge
Rylie Rowland
Jordan Smaglick
Lindsey Villarreal
Brandon Weigel
Alexander Wilson
Samantha Younie
Megan Zodrow

Dane Hanson Career Enhancement Scholarship

Chloe Beougher, Nursing
Whytney Herrman, Nursing
Jesse Lyle, Electrical Technology

Harold and Eileen Frasier Scholarship

Shaelyn VanLoenen, Tech Studies, Pre-Nursing

Mike and Jeannie Michaelis Scholarship

Austin Miller, Business Technology
Kade Rittenhouse, Electrical Technology

Bob and Patricia Schmidt General Scholarship

Lynnsey Elling, Culinary Arts

Robert and Dorcas Severance Scholarship

Chidinma Oligbo, Associate Degree Nursing
Taylor Travis, Pharmacy Tech
Tyra Younie, Nursing

Hays Medical Center Volunteers Scholarship

Gwendolyn Housely, Nursing
Mark Pakkebier, Associate Degree Nursing

Judy Murphy Memorial Scholarship

Shayna Rogge

NCK TECH’s Endowment Association and Foundation enables the college to provide scholarships, materials, buildings and equipment to train individuals to be successful and productive.

Shayna Rogge, Associate Degree Nursing student was the recipient of the Judy Murphy Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship, in memory of Judy Murphy, a nursing instructor at NCK TECH from 2003-2009, is awarded to a second year nursing student who desires a career in rural health care. Pictured with Rogge is Karen Kisner, instructor and Michele Unrein, Director of Nursing.

Taylor Travis, Pharmacy Tech was one of the recipients of the Robert and Dorcas Severance Scholarship. Dr. Severance was past Director of North Central Kansas Area Vocational Technical School (1967-1992), now NCK TECH.