The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 20 graduates and 11 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 15. Many donors, alumni, and organizations made it possible to award $41,900 to graduates and alumni to help with their college expenses.
2016 recipients are: Clark Besthorn: Central Plains Oil Producers Scholarship, Holyrood Lions Club Scholarship; Lexie Broeker: Joe and Gertie Jordan/Janis Schaucherbauer Memorial Scholarship, Rachel Stueder Memorial Scholarship, J. Alfred and Ella Casad Memorial Scholarship, Immaculate Conception Altar Society Scholarship, K-State Alumni Scholarship; Braeden Crites: P.J. Stiles Family Scholarship, Central Plains Alumni Scholarship, Marilyn Thaete Memorial Scholarship, Midge Letourneau Cameron Memorial Scholarship, Opal Palmateer Memorial Scholarship; Trinity Fanatia: Bushton Community Scholarship Fund, After Prom Scholarship; Kylee Girard: United We Stand/Claflin Fire and EMS Scholarship, First Kansas Bank Scholarship, Robert Hickel Memorial and Betty Hickel Scholarship; Brittani Grubb: Bill Nelson Memorial Scholarship, After Prom Scholarship; Ryanne Hekele: H & B Communications, Inc. Scholarship, Tom and Janet Hipp Memorial Scholarship, Claflin Alumni Scholarship, Bill Nelson Memorial Scholarship; Hunter Ingham: Central Plains High School Staff Scholarship, Bushton Community Scholarship Fund, Inc., Central Plains AG Producers Scholarship, Bill Nelson Memorial Scholarship; Trustin Kreft: Bert Besthorn Memorial Scholarship, Holyrood Lions Club Scholarship, Robert Miller Memorial Scholarship, After Prom Scholarship; Kendi Maxwell: P.J. Stiles Family Scholarship, Ethel D. Holmes Scholarship, Pete Gerritzen Memorial Scholarship, Ralph and Florence Moore Memorial Scholarship.