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2022 Student Achievements

• National scholars: Phi Kappa Phi awards Love of Learning Award to six K-Staters.

• Giving voice to excellence: Vocal music students hit right note in regional competition.

• National winner: Veterinary student one of three winners of Throlson American Bison Foundation scholarship.

• Young leader: Kansas Prevention Collaborative presents Kansas Prevention Young Leader Award to K-State biomedical engineering student.

• Design champ: Interior architecture student wins Student Award for submission to regional design contest.

• Best of the best: Royal Purple yearbook named No. 1 college media publication over last 100 years.

• For the win: Sabita Ranabhat, doctoral student in entomology, won the first-ever graduate student poster competition at the World Food Prize Foundation's annual meeting.

• A high finish: Financial planning team takes second at national competition.

• Music masters: Two piano students win at state competition.

• Perfection in print: Collegian, Manhappenin' are Pacemaker finalists; student staff members earn individual honors.

• Sales-sational effort: K-State Sales Team takes first at Huhtamaki Competition.

• Cyber-defenders: Engineering doctoral students on winning team of international cybersecurity competition.

• Royal finish: K-State Meat Judging Team takes first-ever American Royal competition win.

• Honored project: Landscape architecture student earns Award of Excellence honor from American Society of Landscape Architecture.

• Select scholars: Veterinary medicine student receives prestigious Amstutz scholarship from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, while architectural engineering student earns American Institute of Steel Construction Education Foundation Scholarship.

• Award-winning MANNRS: Students earn honors at MANNRS regional conference.

• Powerful opportunity: Chemical engineering doctoral student awarded national laboratory residency through U.S. Department of Energy program.

• Distinguished publications: Collegian, Manhappenin' magazine finalists for national honors.

• Winning warriors: Army ROTC cadets take third in Ranger Challenge Competition.

• Making headlines: Collegian Media Group students are national finalists, K-State among Top 100 Pacemaker Award winners.

• Hear this: Speech Language Hearing student organization earns national recognition.

• Elite selection: History graduate student attends select international academy.

• Bright scholars: Four architectural engineering students earn Besal Lighting Fund scholarships.

• Select honor: Two industrial design students invited to present research at international design conference.

• Up-and-coming designers: Interior design students take top two places in Interior Design Educators Council's video competition.

• Planning for success: Financial planning team nabs spot in national competition.

• Going places: Six K-State students earn Gilman international scholarships.

• Professional promise: Engineering students earn honorable mention in national ethics competition.

• Design stars: Interior architecture and industrial design students earn top honors in international design competition.

• Passion for fashion: Fashion studies student takes second in alpaca association design competition.

• Acing the test: New vet med grads excel on national licensing exam.

• Building success: Four architectural engineering students earn ASHRAE scholarships, most of any school.

• In harmony: Nine K-State vocal music students perform with Kansas City Symphony in first-time collaboration.

• Double scholar: May graduate Cadence Ciesielski earns Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship and Mortar Board Fellowship.

• Potential rewarded: Two leadership communication students win national awards.

• Excellent essays: Two veterinary students place in national veterinary essay contest.

• Elite scholars: Four College of Agriculture students named 2022 Seabord Royal Scholars.

• International winner: Management student recognized in international X-Culture Competition.

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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.