Kansas Bar Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Six Washburn Law Students

Photograph: Mackenzie Maki Photograph: Francis Schneider Photograph: Luis Solorio Photograph: Abigail Hoelting Photograph: Lisa Martin Photograph: Jennifer Salva

Washburn Law students were selected to receive six of eight 2017 Kansas Bar Foundation (KBF) scholarships totaling $6,950. Kansas Bar Association members and law firms have established these scholarships to recognize academic excellence, community involvement, and work experiences of law students.

Mackenzie Maki, J.D. Candidate ’19, received the Case, Moses, & Zimmerman P.A. Law Student Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a second-year law student who has demonstrated a bona fide intention of practicing in Kansas.  

Francis M. Schneider, J.D. Candidate ’18, received the Justice Alex M. Fromme Memorial Scholarship Award. This award is intended for a law student who is committed to practicing law in Kansas.  

Luis M. Solorio, J.D. Candidate ’18, received the Lathrop & Gage Student Scholarship. This scholarship is intended for a student who exhibits a bona fide intention to practice law in Kansas and has a history of community involvement. 

Abigail L. Hoelting, J.D. Candidate ’18, received the Frank C. and Jeanne M. Norton Scholarship. This scholarship is available exclusively to Washburn Law students in their second or third year of study who are not receiving any other scholarship support.  

Lisa L. Martin, J.D. Candidate ’17, received the Maxine S. Thompson Memorial Scholarship. The recipient of this award must plan to practice in a rural Kansas area, preferably western Kansas.    

Jennifer H. Salva, J.D. Candidate ’19, received the John E. Shamberg Memorial Law Student Scholarship. This scholarship is designed for a Washburn University School of Law student who has an interest in plaintiff’s work as well as a genuine interest in practicing in Kansas.  

The 2017 scholarships will be presented to the recipients at a special dinner in February.