The 2020-2021 recipients of the annual Phillipsburg Rodeo Association scholarships are Brody Davis and Jessi Ross.
Brody Davis, a junior at Ft. Hays State University, is a native of Cody Neb. He competes collegiately in the tie-down roping and team roping and will graduate in May of 2022 with a degree in ag-business.
In high school, he was involved in high school rodeo, football, basketball, FFA, speech, and was on the honor roll. He is the son of Greg and Angel Davis.
Jessi Ross, a sophomore at Ft. Hays State University, competes in the barrel racing, breakaway roping and team roping.
She grew up in Falcon, Colo., and competed in high school rodeo, was on her school’s honor roll, and a member of the National Honor Society. She is the daughter of J.D. and Kathy Ross.
Each year since 1996 the Phillipsburg Rodeo Association has awarded two $500 scholarships to Ft. Hays State rodeo athletes. Since the association began awrading scholarships, over $25,000 has been given to deserving rodeo athletes.
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.