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2017 Student Achievements

  • Rising research star: Doctoral student Haider Almkhelfe earns top prize for his research from American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

  • Well-played: K-State Saxophone Quartet earns first place in the Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Chamber Music Competition.

  • Oh, the places they'll go: Two students receive prestigious Gilman scholarships for education abroad.

  • Double accomplishment: Kansas State Polytechnic senior lands back-to-back internships with NASA.

  • Poster pinnacle: Physics doctoral student Derrek Wilson wins top poster prize at national conference.

  • Elite honor: Doctoral student Tracee Watkins, human ecology, a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar.

  • Select internship: Corey Miller, master's student in public health, serves summer internship with National Institutes of Health through a select NIH fellowship.

  • Perfect poster: Doctoral student in applied family science selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education's Outstanding Symposium Poster award winner.

  • Veterinary excellence: Three College of Veterinary Medicine students among 18 winners nationally of $5,000 scholarships from Merck Animal Health.

  • From the Little Apple to the Big Apple: Two journalism and mass communications students selected for the 2017 International Radio and Television Society Multicultural Career Workshop in New York City.

  • Select invitation: Physics doctoral student invited by Department of Defense to be featured speaker at the inaugural Science, Technology, and Innovation Exchange event.

  • Select honor: Six K-State pre-med students named 2017 Scholars in Rural Health.

  • Planning for success: Personal financial planning student receives TD Ameritrade scholarship.

  • Scholar in bloom: Horticulture student Megan Haresnape named Perennial Plant Association scholar.

  • Green thumbs up: Business student receives Lawn & Landscape scholarship.

  • Write stuff: Veterinary students place in national essay contest.

  • Making the case: MBA student member of winning team in 2017 X-Culture Symposia Human Resources Case Competition.

  • Research honor: Molly Bassette selected for Amgen Scholars Program.