The Pawhuska Educational Trust recently awarded scholarships to students and elected officers.


The combined total of the 76 scholarships awarded for 2017 was $41,400. Heather Conner of Pawhuska received the $2,500 Carl and Virginia Short scholarship. Eighteen students applied for the scholarship.


Other seniors selected for scholarships were:


• Alicia Kennedy


• Jenna Shulanberger


• Teaira Wadsworth


• Kaleb Adams


• Madelyn Priest


• Levi Youngwolfe


• Heather Conner• Chyanne Boe


• Krista Butler


• Chance Hahn


• Johna Brazee


• Warren Graves


• Matthue Rector


• Daneal Parks


• Samantha Lookout


• Colton Hindman


• Laurel Culver


• Todd Justice


• McKenzie Fortney


• Kallista Dagenais


• Nathan Richardson


• Tristen Tucker


• Michael C. Lane


• Denver Wahwassuck


• Sydney Sellers


• Brittney LaBoy


• Mary Jo Upchurch


• Riley Sell


• Eva Harden


• Darienne Frye


The Pawhuska Educational Trust was established more than 50 years ago and has awarded more than $650,000 in scholarships.


The Trust also elected officers. They are Chris Blackwood, president; Gary Strahan, treasurer; Jim Wilson, assistant treasurer; Pam Carpenter, secretary; Julia Wilson, corresponding secretary. Board members are Bob Wilson, Lance Tolson, Mark Short, Strat Tolson and Charlie Wadsworth.