Satanta student Kathryn Clawson earns College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior Award
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
MANHATTAN — Kathryn Clawson, a December 2016 bachelor's candidate in marketing with a minor in economics, Satanta, is the Kansas State University College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior in Business for fall 2016.
The award is presented each semester to a graduating senior who has made notable contributions to the college.
Clawson is a student scholar who has been actively involved throughout her time at Kansas State University. She worked in the K-State Business Professional Advantage office as a graphic designer, using her creativity to promote various events and workshops through print, email, social media and web graphics. She also has been a part of the National Strategic Selling Institute, acting as a student ambassador and completing a certificate in professional strategic selling. Clawson participated in global education opportunities through the college by traveling to Italy and China on study abroad trips.
Across campus, Clawson was a three-year member of the National Agri-Marketing Association, highlighted by placing third in the association's national competition and receiving the 2016 Fergie Ferguson Successful Farming Scholarship, the highest national honor in the organization. As a three-year member of the Powercat Financial Counseling Student Advisory Board, she has acted as the marketing chair with responsibilities of creating and distributing event advertisements.
"Being involved in so many clubs and organizations on campus has been a huge help in developing my skills as I prepare for my career," Clawson said. "It's given me an opportunity to meet and work with so many people from different backgrounds."
Clawson's professional experiences span from coast to coast, with internships at Kleinfield's Bridal in New York City, marketing agency Osborn & Barr in Kansas City and Social Light Media in Los Angeles. Her diverse marketing experiences will continue to grow as she transitions into a full-time position in New York City after graduation.