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New ASHRAE scholarship winners rank university high in total dollars awarded

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018


MANHATTAN — Three Kansas State University architectural engineering students have been awarded ASHRAE national scholarships for 2018-19, bringing high overall rankings in this category to the department.

Christine Laflin, junior, Andover, has received the $10,000 Reuben Trane Scholarship, awarded over a two-year period at $5,000 per year; Jeffery Bogner, senior, Garden City, has received the one-year, $5,000 Legacy Scholarship; and Trevyn Sell, senior, Carrollton, Texas, has received the one-year, $5,000 Gordon V.R. Holness Scholarship.

The announcement of these awards means Kansas State University's architectural engineering program is ranked first in the nation by ASHRAE for total dollars awarded to students, and tied for first for total number of scholarships awarded.

"I am extremely proud to see our students recognized with these prestigious scholarships," said Ray Buyle, associate professor and department head of architectural engineering and construction science. "Not only does it reflect well on the quality of our students, but also on our programs and the education we offer young women and men."

ASHRAE is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The society and its more than 56,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability.


Ray Buyle


College of Engineering

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Andover and Garden City, Kansas; and Carrollton, Texas

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Mary Rankin