WSU awards $8,000 scholarship to Kansas high school senior
The scholarships are awarded annually at WSU.Gerig will receive $8,000 over four years, $2,000 per year, to attend Wichita State.
Roelfs will receive $4,000 over four years, $1,000 per year, to attend Wichita State.
Gerig and Roelfs were selected from among 96 applicants competing for the Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Scholarship.
Applicants had to respond to the question, “In your opinion, how has technology (text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) affected the verbal and written communication skills of your generation?”
Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Scholarships have been awarded annually since 2005 to freshmen entering WSU.