Students from this area who qualified and their majors are:
• Sarah Steedley, Colony, earth science.
• Emily Hampton, Garnett, English.
• Taylor Huettenmueller, Garnett, mathematics.
• Ashley Farrell, Ottawa, elementary education.
• Nicole Hopkins, Ottawa, elementary education.
• Alissa Miller, Garnett, elementary education.
• Jerica Brewer, Ottawa, rehabilitation services education.
Founded in 1863 as Kansas State Normal — the state’s premier institution to educate teachers — Emporia State University offers 42 undergraduate and 27 graduate degrees in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management and The Teachers College. SLIM also offers a Ph.D. program.