Wichita East senior wins WSU's $44,000 Barton Scholarship
Dec 11, 2012 10:40 AM | Print
Kiah Danielle Duggins, an International Baccalaureate senior at Wichita High School East, is the winner of Wichita State University's 2013-2014 Clay Barton Scholarship in Business.
Duggins will receive $11,000 a year for four years to attend WSU. The $44,000 Barton Scholarship is the biggest business scholarship in the state.
Duggins, who plans to major in international business and Spanish, and minor in political science at WSU, is the daughter of Gwendolyn and Maurice Duggins.
She was raised in Wichita and has danced at the Wichita School of Performing Arts since she was 2. She takes ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, lyrical and hip-hop classes, and at East is a member of the dance team.
She also is a member of East's Spanish club, Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society and Global Awareness and Peace Promoters.
Duggins is the school's student body vice president.
Describing herself as a pragmatic idealist, Duggins said she is passionate about advocacy for disadvantaged and/or mistreated people.
She's interested in global economic development and said she'd love to work for a nonprofit that helps foster economic growth in developing countries, or be a foreign service officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development or the State Department.
WSU to expand shuttle system
WSU professor dedicates time to antiviral research
WSU human trafficking center bridges gap to community
Google Glass safety drives WSU professor's research
Wichita State's Upward Bound program cultivates leaders
New WSU initiative helps public health system
WSU research helping senior citizens with technology
KMUW general manager set to retire
Wichita State plans fall commencement ceremony
Canta Carol Run at WSU set for Dec. 14
University Bookstore to hold Minute to Win It Shopping Spree
Wichita State research could benefit elderly drivers
WSU School of Social Work explores social media
WSU's Opliger named Outstanding Student of the Year
Gonzalez named new EEO director at WSU
Spinal cord repair is the focus of WSU researcher
Former WSU VP wins prestigious award
KMUW news director adds depth to Wichita news scene
Srithongrung accepts position at WSU
Wichita is a finalist for US2020 City Competition
Two faculty named Coleman Entrepreneurship Fellows
New center caters to military and veterans
WSU students get free Fine Arts tickets