Whitley Liebau was named the 2019 recipient of the $500 Barbara J. Shively Memorial Scholarship awarded by Burden United Methodist Church.
The scholarship was established by Kendra Shively Redford and family.
Liebau is valedictorian of the Central of Burden High School Class of 2019 and a KU Kansas Honor Scholar. She has been on the superintendent’s honor roll all semesters, president of the senior and junior classes and is student council vice president. She has participated in sports, FCA and Grenola 4-H Club. She is currently president of the KICC leadership and service program. She is a member of Grenola United Methodist Church.
Liebau is the daughter of Denise and Jake Liebau of Cambridge. She plans to study nursing at Emporia State University.