Alexia Boles, daughter of Travis Boles and Gayle Boles, of Hesston, is the recipient of this year’s $1,000 scholarship from The Citizens State Bank.


Boles, who plans to attend Wichita State University in the fall semester, will study in the school’s nursing program.


The annual scholarship is open to all graduating Hesston High seniors planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or a similar secondary education institution.


Criteria for the scholarship is based on academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular activities, church and civic engagement. A selection committee comprised of individuals from the Hesston community and outside the bank are tasked with reviewing applications and choosing the recipient.