WICHITA — Hanie Baayoun, a senior at Wichita South, has been named the Linwood Sexton Scholarship recipient at Wichita State University for 2011-2012.
The four-year scholarship provides full tuition, books, fees and on-campus housing. It was established in 2000 to honor its namesake, Linwood Sexton, a member of the Shocker and Kansas sports halls of fame and a longtime Wichita civic leader.
Baayoun carries a 4.0 grade point average while working part-time and engaging in school activities. He lettered in both cross country and wrestling and participated in jazz band, marching band, concert band and pep band.
Baayoun, who also has been named a WSU Dean's Scholar, said he plans to major in engineering.