The 2021-2022 recipients of the annual Phillipsburg Rodeo Association scholarships are Brent Hornbuckle and Kamryn Smith.
Hornbuckle, who will graduate in May of 2022 from Ft. Hays State University with degrees in Agronomy, Agronomy Business, and Animal Science.
A resident of Ottawa, Kansas, Brent is a team roper and tie-down roper on the Ft. Hays rodeo team and is the son of Scott and Sara Hornbuckle.
Smith, a resident of Linn, Kansas, is pursuing a degree in agriculture business with a minor in accounting. She competed in junior high and high school rodeo.
She is the daughter of Ron and Kami Smith.
Each year since 1996 the Phillipsburg Rodeo Association has awarded two $500 scholarships to Ft. Hays State rodeo athletes. Since the association began awarding scholarships, over $25,000 has been given to deserving rodeo athletes.
2020-2021 Brody Davis, Cody Neb. and Jessi Ross, Falcon, Colo.
2019-2020 LaRae Boaldin, Garden City, Kan. and Seth Pearson, Oconto, Neb.
2018-2019 Bailey McCaughey, Eads, Colo. and Nathan Poss, Scotia, Neb.
2017-2018 - Shae Biedenbender, Westmoreland, Kan. and Travis Booth, Castle Rock, Colo.
2016-2017 Kaitlyn Dinges, Ness City, Kan. and Wyatt Livingston, Oxford, Neb.
2015-2016 MariKate Crouch, Scott City, Kan. and Matt Rezac, Onaga, Kan.
2014-2015 Simone Dockers, Rose Hill, Kan. and Jacob Willems, Windom, Kan.
2013-2014 Tylee Coffman, Dunning, Neb. and Tonnica Ouellette, Yoder, Colo.
2012-2013 Ty Rumford, Abbyville, Kan. and Cassie Wasko, Hanston, Kan.
2011-2012 Ty Rumford, Abbyville, Kan. and Samantha Tenpenny, Topeka, Kan.
2010-2011 Kadie Hays, Phillipsburg, Kan. and Cody Pratt, Scott City, Kan.
2009-2010 Nikki Brobst, Stockton, Kan. and Cody Pratt, Scott City, Kan.
2008-2009 Shane Harmon, Hill City, Kan.
2007-2008 Jenna Rolland, Hays, Kan. and Shawn Downey, Dodge City, Kan.
2006-2007 Brooke Inlow, Oakley, Kan. and Logan Glaze, Oberlin, Kan.
2005-2006 Katie Reimler, Junction City, Kan. and Travis Camac, Augusta, Kan.
2004-2005 Abbey Wagaman, Emporia, Kan., Travis Camac, Augusta, Kan. and Austin Boggs, Winfield, Kan.
2003-2004 Haley Hazen, Protection, Kan. and Cole Camac, Augusta, Kan.
2002-2003 Lana Stueve, Olpe, Kan. and Heidi Housholder, Ashland, Kan.
2001-2002 Braden Stueve, Olpe, Kan. and Colter Dent, Brookville, Kan.
2000-2001 Jamie Mulanax, Hoyt, Kan. and Matt Jarvis, Phillipsburg, Kan.
1999-2000 Katie White, Little River, Kan. and Levi Taylor, Jewell, Kan.
1998-1999 Suzette Long, St. John, Kan. and Kyle Van Doren, St. John, Kan.
1997-1998 Kyle Van Doren, St. John, Kan. and Amy Burton, Matfield Green, Kan.
1996-1997 Kyle Van Doren, St. John, Kan. and Amy Burton, Matfield Green, Kan.