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Ryan Joseph Bealer Memorial Scholarship Fund
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Mitchell Johnson (center) was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Ryan Joseph Bealer Memorial Scholarship Fund and receives a certificate from Ryans parents, Ruth Bealer (at left) and Rick Bealer (at right).

Mitchell Johnson is the 2013 Ryan Joseph Bealer Memorial Scholarship recipient. Johnson is a 2013 graduate of Great Bend High School. He excels in mathematics and is a National Honors Society Member. Johnson will be attending the Kansas State University and will major in Computer Engineering.
This is the Bealer family’s second scholarship from the Ryan Joseph Bealer Memorial Scholarship Fund. Ryan’s family created a scholarship fund for students wishing to enter the engineering field. Ryan moved through his life with a uniquely gifted spirit and touched lives in a deep and quiet way. This scholarship is a way to continue to honor Ryan and promote his values.
At $11.5 million in total assets and over 137 funds under management, the Golden Belt Community Foundation has been connecting people who care to causes that matter since 1996. For more information about scholarships or to establish a new scholarship fund contact the Golden Belt Community Foundation, call (620) 792-3000 or visit their website at