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2018 Student Achievements


• Purple pays off: K-State graduates finding success following graduation — and the highest average starting salary.

• Fulbright winner: Nutrition, dietetics and sensory science graduate student receives Fulbright U.S. Student Award.

• Noteworthy scholarship: Engineering student, Air Force ROTC cadet earns prestigious doctoral fellowship for nuclear engineering.

• Conquering the challenge: K-State team wins Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge.

• Concrete success: Civil engineering student earns national scholarship.

• In the loop: Three business students earn scholarships from supply chain management professional group.

• Equine excellence: Vet student receives prestigious equine scholarship for second year in a row.

• Business boost: K-State team takes top honors in Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge.

• Here's the scoop: Journalism student participates in select New Fellows program of the National Newspaper Association.

• Write stuff: Hospitality management students earn best paper honors in the undergraduate section of the Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association, while doctoral students in industrial engineering take top paper honors in modelling and simulation from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.

• Double winner: Veterinary student repeats as recipient of scholarship for future equine veterinarians.

• Bright futures: Seven architectural engineering students earn Besal Lighting Education scholarships.

• Instrumental win: Organ performance student wins regional organ performance competition.

• Select honor: Three students earn honorable mention for Goldwater scholarship.

• Constructing success: Architectural engineering team wins construction category of Architectural Engineering Institute international competition.

• National excellence: Four K-Staters earn the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

• Teaching tradition: For third year in a row, K-State graduate teaching assistant wins Excellence in Teaching Award from Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.

• 'Meat'ing with success: Meat Animal Evaluation Team earns national championship.

• Global 'Cats: Two K-State students named Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipients.

• Smooth talkers: Speech team earns Top 10 finish at nationals.

• Broadcasting the best: KSDB-FM and KKSU-TV students earn honors from Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

• Language masters: K-State senior wins collegiate Japanese language competition; two students named finalists.

• A green touch: Sustainable design team earns grant for EPA competition.

• Research reward: Undergraduate veterinary medicine researcher earns $3,000 research award.

• Perfect posters: Veterinary medicine students winners in American Association of Swine Veterinarians' Veterinary Student Poster Competition.

• Building success: Construction science and management students recipients of national scholarships from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.

• Engineering excellence: College of Engineering students receive scholarships from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas.

• A great start: Interior architecture & product design student earns second-place Beginning Undergraduate Student Award from the Interior Design Educators Council.

• Challenge tackled: Risk management team takes second in national competition.

• Poultry power: Veterinary medicine students presented $5,000 scholarships to study poultry medicine.

• Making a CASE: Two student groups, advisor earn recognition from District VI of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

• Reeling in the big one: K-State teams wins Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic.

• Leading by example: K-State's Black Student Union named best in Big 12 for 10th time in last 12 years.

• Best on radio: Student-run KSDB earns two top awards at national collegiate competition.

• Sold on success: Sales team wins Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition.

• Winning verdict: Mock trial team headed to championship series.

• Taking charge: Senior design team wins best paper award at power and energy conference.

• K-State first: Senior Vaithish Velazhahan is university's first Gates Cambridge scholar.

• Conference champs: Students in wildlife and fisheries biology take home top honors at Kansas Natural Resources Conference.

• Radio raves: KSDB-FM students earn first place honor from Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

• Star power: Theatre student receives prestigious fellowship and audition opportunity.

• Cyber defenders: Cyber Defense Team takes second in national competition.

• Olympic opportunity: Digital media journalism student lands Winter Olympics internship.

• Scholarship leaders: University boasts high number of ASHRAE scholarship recipients.

• Research honor: Doctoral student in history receives dissertation fellowship.

• Writing perfection: Mechanical engineering doctoral student and hospitality management doctoral students earn best paper awards.

• Fellowship standouts: Two regional & community planning students receive Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship.

• High honors: Agronomy graduate students earn first-place honors in regional contest.

• Just write: Kansas Press Association recognizes work by writers for Kansas State Collegian, Manhappenin' magazine.