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K-State Alumni Association – Wabash CannonBall

February 24th was the date for the K-State Alumni Association’s Wabash CannonBall. The 16th annual event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Nearly 900 guests celebrated at the black-tie evening, which supports scholarships for K-State students from the Kansas City area.

Scott and Deede Bormann, Willie the Wildcat, and Tresa and Shannon Kellner


Jim and Jane Ferguson flanked Willie the Wildcat.


Jeff and Becky Ellison


Jackie and Colby Dietz


Evan Grier and Tim de Noble


Dwight Tolar, Lisa Hale-Meidl, and Mary Tolar


Paul and Teresa Bartak, Kim Bartak, Amy Bartak, and Justin Mitchell


Curtis Niehues, Josh Diazdeleon, Richard Linton, Morgan Phillips, and Jaye Hrencher


(Seated) Lynda Matlack and Cathy Matlack (standing) Amy and Ryan Diediker, Rex Matlack, Terry Matlack, and Jeff and Mandy DeVolder


Mark Meyer, Jon Stewart, Lauren Meyer, Christi Stewart, Robin and Mark Kistler, and Dean and Marcia Anderson


(Seated) Scott and Nikki Knappenberger, Tom Knappenberger, and Taylor Harrison (standing) Emma Knappenberger, Tricia and Todd Knappenberger, and Shelly and Rex Harrison

Featured in the April 1, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Dave Mayes


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