Contact Us

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Beth Tankersley-Bankhead PhD

Executive Director
B.S. in Elementary Education from University of Central Missouri
M.S. in Guidance and Counseling, with an emphasis in College Student Personnel from Eastern Illinois University
PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, with an emphasis in Higher and Continuing Education from University of Missouri-Columbia

816-406-1622

btankersley-bankhead@kcscholars.org

Karen Collins

Executive Assistant
B.A. in Management from Webster University
M.A. in Management and Leadership from Webster University

816-406-1575

kcollins@kcscholars.org

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Valerie Salazar

Schools and Community Outreach Coordinator
B.A. in Communication Studies and Spanish from Texas Christian University

816-406-1641

vsalazar@kcscholars.org

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Camry Ivory

Student Support Services Coordinator
B.A. in Linguistics and Spanish from University of Missouri-Columbia
M.A. in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration from University of Missouri-Kansas City

816-406-1676

civory@kcscholars.org

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Dustin Wightman

I.T. Systems and User Support Coordinator
ABA in Business Administration from University of Kansas

816-406-1899

dwightman@kcscholars.org

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Michael Fitkin

I.T. Systems and User Support Coordinator
A.A. in Financial Services Management from Johnson & Wales University
Certificate in Application Development from Centriq

816-406-1936

mfitkin@kcscholars.org

For general scholarship questions please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions pages’ for each scholarship: Traditional, Adult Learner, and College Savings Match.

Marketing Materials can be found here in the Marketing Tools section.

Additional questions may be emailed by clicking on the following link: info@kcscholars.org.

Thank you for your interest in the KC Scholars scholarship program.

General Inquiries for KC Scholars
816-581-5700