The 2011-2012 Jim Buchanan Memorial Scholarship

Buchanan and Company is proud to announce the 2011-2012 recipients of the Jim Buchanan Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established upon Jim's death in 1993 by his family, friends and business associates. It is funded by income from a permanent endowment in the Kansas State University Foundation. That endowment has now grown to well over $100,000. Including this year's recipients, 69 scholarships have been granted, totaling  $88,055. Criteria include, but are not limited to, enrollment in Agriculture at Kansas State University, graduation from a small Kansas high school, participation in 4-H, FFA and athletics, and demonstration of leadership potential. This plaque is displayed at KSU in Waters Hall, room 137.

Cole Svoboda comes from Ramona, Kansas. He graduated from Centre High School near Lost Springs, where he participated in football, basketball, track and FFA. An excellent student, Cole was a member of the National Honor Society. He grew up hunting, fishing and trapping, and those activities grew into a passion that led him to major in Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

Sarah Kratzer grew up on a farm near Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School. She is a Freshman in Animal Science & Industry at K-State and wants to become a veterinarian. She was a 12-year 4-H member and was involved in a number of 4-H leadership activities. Sarah was also a member of the Catholic Youth Organization, FFA, and the American Quarter Horse Association. She participated in volleyball, forensics, and concert and marching bands, as well as a variety of journalism, photographic, web design and livestock judging activities.

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