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Bunting increases college scholarship program

June 8, 2010

This year's scholarship amount is up 10 percent from 2009.

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, KS, USA, has announced the 2010-2011 recipients of the Walter F. Bunting and June A. Bunting Memorial Scholarships. This year represents an increase of scholarships awarded from twelve in 2009 to eighteen scholarships in 2010. The scholarships, which are $440 apiece, are awarded to the college-age children of the company's employees for either university or vocational training.

“We are a family-owned company and we want to support the aspirations of our employee’s families,” says Robert J. Bunting Sr., president. “My parents, for whom these scholarships are named, were very close to their employees and valued their hard work and dedication. So, this program is something that is very close to my heart.”

The 2010-2011 Walter F. Bunting Scholarship winners are:

Jordan D. Brown, Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)
Travis J. Buller, Friends University (Wichita, KS)
Steven J. Fishman, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
Cody R. Flashman, Ivy Tech Community College (Bloomington, IN)
Derek S. Moore Johnson, County Community College (Overland Park, KS)
Guy M. Moreland, Friends University (Wichita, KS)
Dustin P. Rowe, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
Tyler J. Schmidt, Wichita Area Technical College (Wichita, KS)
Jonathan M. Wilks, University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
Benjamin R. Van Horn, Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson, KS)

The 2010-2011 June A. Bunting Scholarship winners are:

Rachel S. Bullen, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Sarah E. Bullen, Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL)
Luisa Fernanda Garcia, University of Nuevo Leon (Nuevo Leon, México)
Hannah L. Hall, Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)
Brianne C. Moreland, Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson, KS)
Cristyn T. Rowe, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
Kaitlin E. Turk, Butler Community College (El Dorado, KS)
Kylie G. Taiclet, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

This year’s scholarship amount of $440 represents a 10 percent increase from 2009. Since 2000, Bunting has awarded 87 scholarships totaling over $36,000.