The Dr. Mike Reynolds NAMI Topeka Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Mike Reynolds NAMI Topeka Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 to honor Dr. Mike Reynolds and his wife who have been instrumental in supporting the mental health community through their efforts to promote mental health awareness and share their own experiences. 

The scholarship is currently available to Washburn University Students in the School of Applied Studies. Washburn University conducts the application process and selects a candidate that matches the intent of the award. 

The 2020 Scholarship recipient was Luzianne Stafford who is currently a Junior and plans to study Early Childhood Education. 

NAMI Topeka Board Members from left Susan Wallace, Nicole Passafume (President), and Marilyn Rowlands with Susan Reynolds and scholarship recipient, Luzianne Stafford
Susan Reynolds, widow of Dr. Mike Reynolds, and Luzianne Stafford 2020 Scholarship Recipient