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K-State Today

April 26, 2016



Three K-State kinesiology students awarded scholar status with the American Kinesiology Association

By Anne Rubash

The College of Human Ecology recognizes Dylan Bassett, Katelyn Gilmore and Joshua Smith as recipients of the American Kinesiology Association Scholar Awards for 2016. The awards honor a select number of students with distinctive academic and leadership records.

Bassett, a senior majoring in kinesiology, also was identified as a finalist for the association's National Undergraduate Scholar Award and earned an honorable mention. He plans to graduate in spring 2016.

Gilmore, named the association's Masters Scholar, is a graduate student in the kinesiology program working with Katie Heinrich.

Smith was named the association's Doctoral Scholar and is a doctoral candidate in the kinesiology program with Craig Harms.

These students were nominated for the association's Scholar Awards by kinesiology faculty and have demonstrated an exceptional interest in the field of kinesiology, possess personal qualities that lend themselves to assuming leadership positions and have the potential for making a significant impact on the field. The association is compromised of more than 140 college and university kinesiology departments and strives to promote the diverse applications and enhance the study of kinesiology.

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