A Kansas State University senior from Pottawatomie County is a recipient of a Fulbright grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Tess Fairbanks, of Onaga, will be placed at a teacher training college in Argentina as an English teaching assistant through the Fulbright program. Fairbanks is a senior in secondary education and Spanish.

Fulbright grant recipients receive round-trip transportation, tuition when applicable and a monthly living stipend for one academic year abroad.

According to a release from K-State, Fairbanks has also been involved in the K-State Honors Program, the Iota Xi chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, International Buddies, and the Onaga Historical Society.