Emily Albright of Delia and Kreed Curran of Farlington each have been awarded $1,500 Douglas A. Laue Memorial Scholarships through the Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF). Albright is the daughter of Scott and Barb Albright and will be a junior at Kansas State University this fall. Curran is the son of Joe and Kim Curran. He also will enter his junior year at K-State in the fall. Laue was a long-time member of the KLA Cattle Feeders Council and served as its chairman in 1991-92.
KLF awarded the Glenn and Clyde Lindstrom $1,000 Scholarship to Rachel Yenni from Lindsborg, who will be a sophomore at K-State. She is the daughter of David and Kimberly Yenni. The Lindstrom brothers operated a farming and cattle business near Falun. Upon their deaths in 2007, an endowment was created to assist students, sophomore level and above, attending a Kansas junior or senior college and pursuing a degree in agriculture. Preference is given to those within USD 400.
Faye Smith received the Scott Johnson and Family $1,000 Scholarship through KLF. Smith is from Walton and will enter her junior year at K-State this fall. She is the daughter of Troy and Sommer Smith. This scholarship is designated for students at K-State majoring in animal sciences and industry, agricultural communications and journalism, agribusiness or agricultural economics. It is given by the Johnson family in appreciation for the support of KLA and its staff throughout Scott’s health issues. Scott served as director of information technology at KLA from 2015 until his recent passing.
The Fred H. Woodbury Memorial $500 Scholarship was awarded by KLF to Joseph Stout of Cottonwood Falls. Stout is the son of Brady and Jeri Stout and will be a senior at K-State this fall. This stipend is given in memory of Fred H. Woodbury, a long-time KLA member from Quenemo.
KLA members who would like to leave a similar legacy to assist future generations should contact Ryan Higbie at [email protected]