DODGE CITY – Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA), sponsor of the 3i Show, is proud to continue their support of western Kansas students furthering their education at area community colleges, technical colleges and universities through their annual scholarship program. The scholarships are for freshman students who are residents of western Kansas, have graduated from a western Kansas high school and are U.S. citizens. Preference is given to students enrolling in Agri-Business, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Pre-Engineering, or Business Administration.

WKMA would like to congratulate the following 2016-2017 school year scholarship recipients: Annika Panek, a Cunningham High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship to Barton Community College; Makayla Hoffman, a Colby High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship to Colby Community College; Oscar Campos, a Dodge City High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship at Dodge City Community College; Alejandra Nila-Aparicio, a Ulysses High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship to Garden City Community College; Connar Younkman, a Holcomb High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship to NCK Tech; Jesus Mendoza, a Cimarron High School graduate, was awarded $500 to Northwest Kansas Technical College; Eliseo Gamino, a Liberal High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship at Seward County Community College/ATS; Hannah Waldman, a Wheatland High School graduate, was awarded a $700 scholarship at Fort Hays State University; Rachel Schuetze, a Dodge City High School graduate, was awarded a $700 scholarship at Kansas State University; and Chase Romme, a Thomas More Prep High School graduate, was awarded a $700 scholarship at the University of Kansas.

Scholarships are funded by the annual 3i SHOW belt buckle sales. Visit the merchandise tab at www.3ishow.com for ordering information.

For additional information regarding scholarships or the 3i Show, visit www.3ishow.com, or contact the WKMA office directly toll-free at 877-405-2883 or locally at 620-227-8082. WKMA’s office is located at 1700 E. Wyatt Earp in Dodge City.