Reece Berens, a senior at Hillsboro High School, was awarded Kansas State University?s Putnam Scholarship during ceremonies Feb. 19 at K-State. Pat Bosco (left), vice president for student life and dean of students, presented the award. During K-State?s annual Scholarship Day, students and their parents were guests of the university at a banquet. Throughout the day, they attended meetings with academic deans and student life officials. Reece?s parents are Greg and Michele Berens.