A heat autumn breeze swept via the Koch Students dinner, celebrating the 9 new recipients of the Koch Students Scholarship.
The Koch Students Scholarship is obtainable to Honors School freshmen college students that declare a serious in laptop engineering, laptop science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, accounting, economics, finance or administration info methods.
“After I received the e-mail saying that I received, I used to be simply blissful however I used to be additionally very relieved,” Spencer Blaine, an economics freshman, mentioned.
Blaine mentioned he spent numerous time engaged on the rigorous utility course of. He needed to write a number of essays after which was contacted for an interview.
“I used to be fortunate sufficient to be referred to as again for the interview, I really feel like I did very well in my interview,” Blaine mentioned.
Blaine mentioned the scholarship solidified his choice to attend Wichita State.
“It actually takes the burden off, so I’m very grateful for it,” Blaine mentioned.
Clayton Dudle, an economics freshman, had initially utilized to the Honors School and had expressed curiosity earlier than making use of for the Koch Scholarship.
He submitted his essays and was then referred to as for an interview.
“I went into the Zoom name pondering that it was simply going to be extra, extra interviewing. And so they’re like, shock, you’re truly received the scholarship, and I used to be speechless,” Dudley mentioned.
Dudley is worked up to begin his time in school with out having to fret about funds or looking for a job.
“It was one of many coolest moments in my life,” Dudley mentioned.