The 2005-2006 Jim Buchanan Memorial Scholarship

Buchanan and Company is proud to announce the 2005-2006 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, 44 scholarships have been granted, totaling $57,650. 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 demonstrated leadership potential. This plaque is displayed at KSU in Waters Hall, room 137.

Will Buchanan is Jim and Teresa (Perky) Buchanan's oldest son. He is from Overland Park and graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School. At Kansas State, he is a Senior in Mechanical Engineering, and is serving his second year as Greek Ambassador for the Lambda Chi fraternity. During the spring semester of 2005, Will studied in the Czech Republic and traveled in Europe.

Ben Buchanan is Jim and Teresa’s youngest son, and also graduated from Blue Valley Northwest where he was a member of the National Honor Society. At Kansas State, he is a Junior in Finance, affiliated with the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, and claims to be KSU’s biggest sports fan

Andrew Hajek comes from a farm near Tampa, Kansas and is the son of John and Carla Hajek.  At Kansas State, he is a Freshman majoring in Agricultural Economics.  He graduated from Centre High School, where he was a leader in a wide variety of organizations.  During his Senior year, he was captain of both the football and basketball teams.

Andrew Erickson  comes from McPherson. He was on the FFA dairy and livestock judging teams, was President, Vice-president and Treasurer of his local chapter, and attended national convention. Andrew was also heavily involved in music, and was a member of the Kansas FFA band. At KSU, he is a freshman majoring in Ag. Business.

1999-2000 Scholarship Recipients
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2003-2004 Scholarship Recipients
2004-2005 Scholarship Recipients