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2021 Student Achievements

• Best in Kansas: Doctoral candidate in school counseling named state's school counselor of the year.

• High honor: Doctoral student in chemistry earns honorable mention for NSF National Graduate Research Fellowship.

• Broadcast best: K-State JMC students earn high honors from Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

• Top geographer: Geography doctoral student earns American Geographical Society Council Fellowship.

• Top finish: K-State Sales Team finishes season with another win.

• Perfect paper: Engineering doctoral student wins top paper award at regional conference.

• Elite selection: Junior in political science selected for Critical Language Scholarship Program.

• Prize finalist: Recent graduate's paper on Konza Prairie grasshopper population finalist for 2020 PNAS Cozzarelli Prize.

• Designed win: Interior design student team earns recognition for veteran community project.

• The right pitch: K-State Sales Team wins 2021 Desert Cup, takes second in regional competition.

• Wind power: K-State selected for 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition.

• High finishes: Doctoral students in agronomy take second place in poster, three-minute thesis competitions at annual meeting of Weed Science Society of America.

• Science leader: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America present agronomy graduate student with Future Leaders in Science Award; also receives inaugural Graduate Student Award for high productivity in research, publications and outreach from the North American Plant Phenotyping Network.

• International scholars: Two pre-veterinary students earn Gilman scholarship for studies, work abroad.

• Exceptional physicist: Physics graduate student Doyeong Kim named a 2021 LPC Graduate Scholar.

• A winning touch: Mechanical engineering doctoral student takes second in international poster competition.

• Food policy leaders: Three College of Agriculture students selected for Kansas Food and Agricultural Policy Fellowship program.• Engineering excellence: K-State sets record for largest number of engineering graduates ever in Kansas during 2020.

• On course for success: Horticultural doctoral student receives Watson Fellowship from Golf Course Superintendents Association of American.

• By design: Landscape architecture student earns honor in international competition.

• Virtual virtuosos: Members of Kansas State University Marching Band and the Class Cats Dance Team performing with select Intercollegiate Marching Band.

• Top teachers: National geoscience association names two geology graduate teaching assistants as it January 2021 outstanding GTAs.