Wounded Warrior Scholarships (WWS) 2017 - 2018
Brandon Decker is the son of Christina Decker, who served in the US Navy for 21 years.
Jimmy Gentile is a native of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and the recipient of a KU WWS.
Joshua Blake received the KU Keener Foundation WWS. Blake is a native of Larned and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps days after the 9/11 attacks.
JR Cadwallader received a KU Wounded Warrior Scholarship. Cadwallader served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 8 years, including one tour in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.
Luke Dercher is a KU WWS recipient. Dercher is a native of Bonner Springs and served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee for five years.
Mackenzie Istook received the Heart of America Patriot Foundation WWS at KU. Istook is a third-generation Jayhawk, with her mother and two grandparents attending KU before her.
Nathan Martin is a native of Lansing, Kansas and a recipient of the Paul & Donna Peters WWS. Martin served in the US Army for five years.
Timothy Hornik is the recipient of the Bill and Shanthi Eckert WWS at KU. Hornik is a native of Chicago, a retired U.S. Army captain and the CEO of Blind Not Alone LLC.