Wicoff named a Truman Scholar

Local News

April 12, 2019 - 6:19 PM

A passion for tackling food insecurity through public policy has earned Iola native Clara Wicoff, a junior at Kansas State University,  a 2019 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Wicoff, daughter of Lisa and Joel Wicoff, was nominated by KSU for the prestigious scholarship that provides up to $30,000 for post-graduate studies concerning public service. 

In a phone interview with the Register Friday afternoon, Wicoff said her interests lie in childhood hunger and nutrition in the United States.

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