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2022 Student Achievements

• National champsWildcat Wind Power wins Collegiate Wind Competition.

• Global learners: Three students earn Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants.

• National competitors: K-State's Steel Bridge, Robotics, Concrete Canoe and Powercat Motorsports teams qualify for national competitions.

• National fellowship winners: Two regional & community planning master's students receive Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship for second time.

• Up-and-coming leader: Education doctoral student earns Rising Star Award from Leadership Greater Topeka.

• Advancing, by design: Two interior architecture & industrial design students finalists in national design competition.

• Environmental champion: K-State's Thomas Leihsing is honorable mention for Udall scholarship.

• Connection for excellence: Agronomy doctoral student selected for elite program through American Seed Trade Association.

• Future design star: Interior design senior named to Future100 list.

• Plan for success: Master of Public Administration student receives scholarship from Kansas civic management assocation.

• National competitors: Two K-State Salina Upward Bound students national finalists in business pitch competition.

• Winning research: Two grad students earn recognition for their research at Capitol Graduate Research Summit.

• Leading the way: K-State retention, graduation rates best in state.

• Scholar U: Newest Truman scholar aspires to advance international cooperation; graduate student is NSF National Graduate Research Fellowship winner, second student earns honorable mention; two students recognized as Goldwater scholars; and students earn Fulbright recognition.

• Champions: Classy Cats claim national invitational title.

• Going the distance: Online student earns outstanding student honor from national online education association.

• The write way: Collegian Media Group sweeps gold at state collegiate conference.

• Select scholar: Veterinary student receives USDA-Boehringer Ingelheim summer research opportunity.

• National prominence: Biochemistry student presents research at national meeting.

• Potential rewarded: Ten veterinary students earn 2022 Zoetis Foundation/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship.

• National honors: K-State MANNRS members place highly at National MANNRS Conference.

• Top researchers, scholars: Animal sciences and industry students earn honors at meeting American Society of Animal Science Midwest; Academic Quadrathlon team takes second.

• Cyber excellence: K-State Cyber Defense Club team wins second place at Iowa State University National Cyber Defense Competition.

• Sealing the deal: K-State Sales Team takes sixth at national sales competition.

• King of yearbooks: Royal Purple named best collegiate yearbook; Collegian earns best website honors.

• Scoring a big victory: Marketing student earns sixth place at national sports ales championship.

• Best in class: Two doctoral students, recent graduate named Animal Science Young Scholars.

• The right pitch: K-State Sales Team takes second at intercollegiate competition.

• The top choice: Carl R. Ice College of Engineering leads state in engineering grads, enrollment, highest average starting salaries.

• Scholar travelers: Students earn Gilman scholarships for education abroad experiences.

• Research honor: Agronomy grad student earns first place for poster, presentation at prestigious international meeting.

• Our degrees work: 97% of K-State's 2021-2022 grads found jobs or are continuing education.

• Design star: Interior architecture & industrial design student named semifinalist in elite national competition.

• Harvesting excellence: Crops team finishes season as national runners-up.

• Thrice as nice: Three veterinary students earn state livestock association scholarships.

• Diversity leader: Veterinary student earns $6,000 scholarship for diversity efforts from American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges.