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2019 Student Achievements


• Splash champs: Fountain Wars Team wins international competition, continues winning ways.

• Rising star: Personal financial planning doctoral student on InvestmentNews' 40 under 40 list.

• Building scholar: Architectural engineering student Owen Lutz earns $5,000 scholarship from ASHRAE.

• Tops in research: K-Staters sweep top spots at Society of Animal Science undergraduate research competition.

• Research excellence: Veterinary student among inaugural winners of new veterinary research excellence fellowship.
• Making the case: College of Business Administration student part of team winning best report honors in the 2019 X-Culture Competition.

• Distinguished scholar: New K-State graduate receives Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship.

• National scholarship winner: Civil engineering student receives elite scholarship from American Society of Civil Engineers.

• Select honor: Veterinary student receives $5,000 scholarship from national livestock groups.

• Certifying excellence: 23 construction science and management students achieve Tilt-Up concrete technician certification.

• National recognition: New A.Q. Miller School graduate earns National Gold Key Award from the Public Relations Student Society of America.

• Drawing attention: Art student takes part in national "Her Flag" project.

• Prime choices: Two College of Agriculture students earn Beef Improvement Federation scholarships.

• Prized papers: Mechanical and nuclear engineering graduate students earn best paper honors from American Nuclear Society.

• National scholarship: Veterinary student recipient of American Kennel Society scholarship.

• A triple treat: Three K-Staters named Goldwater scholars.

• Among the best: National interfraternity council recognizes K-State fraternity, fraternity member and Greek life director for excellence.

• State standouts: Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors several K-Staters with awards, scholarships.

• Select scholar: Sophomore in entrepreneurship is named one of 10 U.S. Cargill Global Scholars.

• Language leaders: K-State students win grand prize, second place in Japanese Language Speech Contest.

• Award-winning research: English department students, faculty earn honors from national association for research essays.

• Standouts: Three students earn competitive American Advertising Federation Foundation Scholarship.

• National role model: K-State tabbed as leader in first-generation student success programming.

• World scholars: Three K-Staters earn Fulbright awards.

• Tops in robots: K-State's Mercury Remote Rover Squad wins international competition, while Combat Robotics Squad takes first at regionals, qualifies for nationals.

• Harvesting success: Crops Team wins national crops and precision agriculture contests.

• Honorable recognitions: Two K-State students earn honorable mention for Udall scholarship, while three graduate students receive honorable mention for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

• A good supply: Business students earn scholarships from regional professional supply chain management council.

• Global Cat: K-State junior awarded Gilman scholarship for international study.

• Diverse leaders: Four K-Staters selected as 2019 National Conference for Race and Ethnicity student scholars.

• Bridge to success: Steel Bridge Team takes second in regional competition, qualifies for nationals.

• A high honor: K-State's Kappa Alpha Psi chapter named best in Midwest.

• Future leader: Master of Public Administration student earns scholarship from Kansas Association of City/County Management.

• Chapter of distinction: Student branch of electrical and electronics engineering society named among best new chapters.

Veterinary student earns Simmons business aptitude scholarship.

• Road to victory: Civil engineering doctoral students sweep top paper competition offered by regional transportation society.

• Top scholar: Clara Wicoff becomes K-State's 35th Truman Scholarship recipient.

• Prestigious fellowship winner: New physics doctoral graduate earns PROBIST Postdoctoral Fellowship.

• International reputation for success: Architectural engineering and construction science team again places highly in international competition.

• Best on campus, in state: Po-Yu "Tony" Lai earns top student worker honors from K-State, state of Kansas.

• National kinesiology kudos: Four kinesiology students earn recognition from American Kinesiology Association.

• Journalism standout: Collegian multimedia editor Olivia Bergmeier finalist for 2019 Great Plains Journalism awards.

• Write stuff: Journalism students earn more than 30 awards in state competition.

• Positive reaction: ChemE Car Team wins regional competition.

Sociology faculty, students earn national awards from Rural Sociological Society.

• Concrete success: Civil engineering doctoral student earns third place in research poster competition at concrete institute conference.

• Three-minute success: Public health master's student wins regional Three-Minute Thesis competition.

• Case for excellence: K-State team takes third in Big 12 MBA Case Competition.

• They got game: K-State team takes second in Kansas Society of Human Resource Management's HR Games.

• Prestigious scholarship: Two students earn the Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State.

• Building their future: Five construction science and management students earn national scholarships from an Associated General Contractors foundation.

• Poster power: Senior in animal sciences and industry earns first-place poster award at regional meeting of the American Society of Animal Science and American Dairy Science Associat

• Radio raves: Ten KSDB students earn honors in Kansas Association of Broadcasters competition.

• Twice as nice: Veterinary medicine student earns national poultry scholarship for second year in a row.

• Engineering success: Industrial engineering student takes first place for paper at regional conference.

• Leading the way: Two K-State graduate students earn honors at Capitol Graduate Research Summit.

• Always the best: K-State's Black Student Union named tops in Big 12 for 11th time in last 14 years.

• Dialed in for success: Student radio station KSDB-FM earns three national honors.

• NEXT for success: Interior architecture & product design student wins Steelcase's NEXT competition.

• Successful landing: Polytechnic airport management student earns prestigious scholarship from Airports Council International.

• 'Key' honors: K-State's Blue Key recognized with three national chapter awards.

• Building successful futures: Architectural engineering students earn prestigious national, regional scholarships.

• Winning with words: Debate team qualifies for national tournament.

• Powerful impact: Kinesiology doctoral student receives National Strength and Conditioning Association scholarship.

• Pitch perfect: K-State Sales Team wins invitational sales competition.

• Veterinary scholars: Four veterinary students recipients of the Auxiliary to the AVMA Endowed Scholarship, while fifth veterinary student earns national veterinary leadership award.

• Outstanding range: Society for Range Management names biology doctoral student as outstanding young professional career award winner and biology master's student as top poster presenter.

• Editorial assist: Landscape architecture and regional & community planning professor and students contribute to chapter in new book.

• Arguing for success: Debate team master's student in public health a semifinalist in Spanish national tournament.

• Bioscience excellence: Eight K-State students earn honors for research presentations at K-INBRE symposium.

• Fashion forward: Apparel design and production student to show designs at Kansas City Fashion Week.

• Oh, the places they will go: Four K-State students recipients of the congressionally funded Gilman Scholarship for education abroad.

• Excellence by design: Architecture student wins international design competition.

• Better than the pros: Journalism students top professionals in Kansas Press Association contest.

• Mic drop: KSDB-FM's program director wins scholarship from the Broadcast Education Association.

• Cybersecurity surety: Computer science graduate students earn honor from Android Security Awards Program

• Conference kudos: Hospitality management graduate student earns best paper honors.