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Blue Key


2018-2019 Blue Key Class

The 2018-2019 Blue Key class has been selected and tapped. Read the press release here

Blue Key membership requirements include:

  • Attend all Blue Key meetings, activities, and retreats.
  • Make Blue Key a top priority.
  • Commitment to continued expansion of leadership and personal development programs.
  • Fulfillment of the duties of a Blue Key office.
  • Effective and credible service as a role model for the campus and community. 
Blue Key applicant requirements include:
  • Significant leadership experience in student/community organizations.
  • Minimum K-State GPA of 3.0.
  • Have senior status by Fall 2018 (90 Hours)
  • Commitment to dedicate significant time and energy to Blue Key
  • Must be an enrolled K-State student during both semesters of the 2018-2019 academic year.


About Blue Key

Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Blue Key Honor Society bases its eligibility for membership on all-around leadership in student life, high scholastic achievement, service to others, citizenship, and an adherence to principles of faith.

Blue Key Honor Society is unique in that it recognizes upper-classmen at colleges and universities throughout the nation for an exemplary and balanced record of achievement inside and outside the classroom.

Blue Key Honor Society celebrates and honors the many accomplishments of it membership. The special qualities of Blue Key members as they model service to others include intellectual curiosity with a desire to acquire knowledge, modeling a significant pattern of leadership which contributes to the institution's student and campus life, service to the community and citizenship, expressing humility through moral character and integrity, and a strong sense of faith in word and deed.

Benefits of Blue Key Include:

Acknowledgement for a record of excellence in Leadership, Scholarship and Service with an internationally recognized honor society. Life membership and receipt of a credential that is recognized for quality and selectivity by graduate programs, institutions, and professional fields. Opportunity to make a significant contribution to the quality of campus life. Participate with a forum of stimulating individuals who create ideas and programs to serve others and implement those efforts. Experience the principle of "best leadership practices" with dedicated campus leaders.


Dr. Pat Bosco

Position: Advisor

Career: Vice President of Student Life & Dean of Students

Contact: bosco@k-state.edu

Dr. Jackie McClaskey

Position: Advisor

Career: Kansas Secretary of Agriculture

Contact: jax@k-state.edu

Dr. Emily Lehning

Position: Advisor

Career: Assistant Vice President & Director, New Student Services

Contact: lehning@k-state.edu

Courtney Hallenbeck 

Position: Blue Key/Quest Advisor

Career: Assistant Director of New Student Services

Contact: challen@ksu.edu

Dave Hoffman

Position: Advisor

Career: Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering

Contact: dfhoffman@k-state.edu