Scholarship Recipients, 2017-2018
Awards from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines
Sierra Lekie (pictured), graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor's in Economics, political science, and international studies. Lekie also earned minors in Spanish and statistics. She was active in the Student Alumni Board, Blue Key Senior Honor Society and the Economics Club. She also has been involved in the Student Governing Association, the College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors, Silver Key Sophomore Honorary, Quest Freshman Honorary and Model United Nations. She studied abroad in Brazil during summer 2014.
The fellowship will allow to Lekie to work on a master's degree in international affairs, with a focus on U.S. foreign policy and national security at American University's School of International Service in Washington, D.C. Her goal is to become a foreign service officer.
"It is a great honor to represent the university at the national level and have this achievement reflect what I have learned and gained from K-State over the last four years," Lekie said. "Because of the fellowship, I will be able to spend more time focusing on my studies, taking on extracurricular service and learning opportunities, and possibly pursuing an unpaid internship."