Kansas high school seniors Emily Hales and Abraham Rodriguez have won Wichita State University's prestigious Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships.
The scholarships, awarded yearly at WSU, recognize leadership and academic skills and are the largest undergraduate scholarships in Kansas.
Hales, a senior at Shawnee Heights High School, and Rodriguez, a senior at Garden City High School, will receive $12,000 a year for four years to attend Wichita State, totaling $48,000 each.
Joanna Behrman, a senior at Wichita East High School, was awarded WSU's Lenora N. McGregor Scholarship. The McGregor Scholarship, the university's highest named scholarship awarded purely for academic merit, is worth up to $26,000.