WICHITA – Wichita State University has selected the 2021 recipients of the Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships. Each student will receive a $64,000 scholarship to attend WSU in fall 2021.
The 2020 Gore Scholars are: Alondra Valle from Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Annie Wasinger from Thomas More Prep High School in Hays, and Braden Webb from Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park.
A total of 813 students completed in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational – the largest in DSI history. To be invited to compete in the invitational, students had to have a 27 or higher ACT score, or a 3.5 or higher GPA, or rank in the top 10% of their class. Once invited, students completed an application, and 14 students were selected for final interviews.
Among the finalists was Jayce Hildebrand from Stafford High School.
Once invited, students completed an application, including essays and small-group interviews via Zoom. Finalists interviewed with the Gore Selection Committee on Jan. 21.
The announcement of the Gore Scholars was made Friday, Jan. 29 in Wichita State’s Marcus Welcome Center. All finalists will receive competitive scholarship packages to attend Wichita State in fall 2021.