1863 Circle member stories
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Kirsten Angell, Ellis, Kansas
"I think any of us who are K-State alum have always felt like family even before Bill Snyder made "family" synonymous with K-State. " Read more.
Kurt and Amanda Haberstroh, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
"We are passionate about K-State and the role it continues to play in our lives. We contribute to help provide the same great experience to current students." Read more.
Tommy Osborne, Frisco, Texas
"Without the education I receieved at K-State, I would not have the career and life I have today. Because of K-State, I have the means to give back to the university that gave so much to me." Read more.
Susan Gonzales, Coppell, Texas
"K-state has given me so much, it is only right to give back. The education, memories, friendships and confidence that K-State gave me are invaluable." Read more.
Gib and Brenda Compton, Wichita, Kansas
"Neither of our parents attended college, but education was very important to them.They worked hard to help provide an opportunity for their children to attend college." Read more.
Ryan Wilkerson, Overland Park, Kansas
"I am able to see my passions take shape and inspire the next generation of K-State graduates." Read more.
Ed and Deanna, Shawnee, Kansas
"I want to give the experience back to the younger generation." Read more.
Frank Padula, Albany, New York
"My inspiration is to honor the reflection of my teachers and the lineage of Kansan culture." Read more.
Don and Laurel McKahan, San Diego, California
"We contribute to K-State as a means of giving back to that next generation of students." Read more.