6 Computer Science Students win Phillips 66 SHIELD Scholarships!

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MANHATTAN — Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The SHIELD Scholarship, sponsored by Phillips 66, is available for students in select majors in the College of Business Administration or the College of Engineering and who have an interest in the energy industry. SHIELD Scholars receive $3,500 annually in scholarship money. Additional funding is provided for enrichment activities to help develop the scholars as students, young professionals and contributing members of the community.

Mentoring relationships with Phillips 66 professionals also are developed. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student meets the 3.25 minimum GPA requirement and participates in enrichment activities.

The SHIELD Scholars for 2016-2017 at Kansas State University in Computer Science are:

Christian Hughes, senior, Leawood; Geordy Williams, junior, Prairie Village; Reagan Wood, junior, Shawnee; Adam Seiwert, senior, Pittsburg; Olivia Baalman, junior, Wichita; and Matt Hixon, junior, Bartlesville, Oklahoma;