Blake Huber of McPherson, a 2013 McPherson High School senior, accepted a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship for the 2013-2014 academic year at a recent Fort Hays State University Student Recognition Program in Salina.
Huber is the son of Norman and Sandy Huber, McPherson. He plans to major in business management.
Scholarship awards announced at each year's Fort Hays State University Student Recognition Programs are the first set of the following academic year's scholarships to be announced by the university. High school juniors and seniors and transfer students in Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska are invited to the event nearest them. Thirteen Student Recognition Programs are conducted, 11 of them in cities across Kansas — from Garden City in the west to Kansas City in the east — plus one in Denver, and one in Holdrege, Neb. They are conducted from January to March each year.