April 11, 2012
Alumni association announces Anderson Senior Award and Graduate Award recipients
This spring marks the 15th annual Anderson Senior Awards and the third annual Graduate Awards program initiated by the K-State Alumni Association to honor outstanding students for their contributions to the university.
The Anderson Awards program involves the selection of one senior in each of four categories: leadership, service, academics and inspiration. The Graduate Awards program selects one graduate student in two categories: leadership/service and academics. Nominations were made by students, faculty and staff, and a selection committee narrowed down the nominees to one winner in each category.
The 2012 recipients of these awards are:
Anderson Senior Award for Outstanding Academics
Chris Dolezal, premedicine and biological systems engineering
Anderson Senior Award for Outstanding Inspiration
Chris Littrell, German and political science
Anderson Senior Award for Outstanding Service
Shawna Peters, family studies and human services
Anderson Senior Award for Outstanding Leadership
Danny Unruh, food science and political science
Graduate Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service
Elizabeth Frink, mechanical engineering
Graduate Award for Outstanding Academics
Andrew Jones, physics
The recipients will be recognized at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the Tadtman Board Room at the K-State Alumni Center.