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Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology awards 29 outstanding seniors

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 

MANHATTAN — The College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University will recognize 29 graduating seniors at the Honors and Outstanding Senior Awards Reception at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the K-State Student Union.

This year's outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students for excellence in engagement, leadership or research and creative activities within each of their respective programs.

"We are proud to recognize our students and their contributions they have made throughout their academic career here at K-State," said Shawna Jordan, assistant dean of the college. "The breadth and depth of their experiences prepare them to be successful as they enter the next stages of their careers and lives. These awards are a chance for the college to recognize the diversity of our programs and the impact the students make on them."

The Outstanding Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have made exemplary contributions that impact the well-being of the community or individuals in the community. The Outstanding Student Leadership Award is given to graduating seniors who have exhibited excellence in leadership and for their contributions to the campus, college, program and professional organizations. The Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award is given to graduating seniors whose research or creative activity have made a significant contribution to their field of study.

The following students are being recognized by the College of Human Ecology:

Katelyn Dugan, nutritional sciences, Clearwater, Outstanding Student Leadership Award; Abbygail Hogan, athletic training, Cimarron,Outstanding Student Engagement Award; John Saiki, hospitality management, De Soto, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award; Kaylee Seyferth, family studies and human services, Garden City, Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

From Greater Kansas City: Laura Apel, hospitality management, Lenexa,Outstanding Student Engagement Award; Kerstina Macy Burkett, apparel and textiles, Outstanding Student Leadership Award, and Samantha Krause, dietetics,Outstanding Student Leadership Award, both from Olathe;Madeline Heeter, hospitality management, Outstanding Student Leadership Award, and Kaitlyn Styve, nutritional sciences,Outstanding Student Engagement Award, both from Overland Park; and Mallory Wilhite, family studies and human services, Shawnee,Outstanding Student Engagement Award.

Scott McGehee, personal financial planning, Hesston, Outstanding Student Engagement Award; Allison Becker, personal financial planning, Horton, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award; Kolbyn Allen, apparel and textiles, Humboldt, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award; Garrett Wilkinson, nutritional sciences, Hutchinson, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award; and Cailin Chapman, dietetics, Louisburg, Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

Kate Bowen, kinesiology, Outstanding Student Engagement Award, and Amanda Frakes, athletic training, Outstanding Student Leadership Award, both from Manhattan.

Katelyn Bell, kinesiology, Paola, Outstanding Student Leadership Award; Allison Sears, family and consumer sciences education, Plainville, Outstanding Student Leadership Award;Nolan Keim, personal financial planning, Sabetha, Outstanding Student Leadership Award; Lara Hoss, family studies and human services, Salina, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award;andKatelyn Waldeier, communication sciences and disorders, Tonganoxie, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award.

From Wichita: Jaclyn Means, nutrition and health, Outstanding Student Engagement Award; Mackenzie Thrush, communication sciences and disorders; Outstanding Student Leadership Award;and Morgan Wedekind, communication sciences and disorders, Outstanding Student Engagement Award.

From out of state: Joleen Murray, nutrition and health, Vandalia, Illinois,Outstanding Student Engagement Award; and Catherine Lochner, hospitality management, Chanhassen, Minnesota, Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

From out of country: Yiya Wang, apparel and textiles, China, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award; and Daniel Winslow, kinesiology, Germany, Outstanding Student Research and Creative Inquiry Award.



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Cimarron, Clearwater, De Soto, Garden City, Hesston, Horton, Humboldt, Hutchinson, Lenexa, Louisburg, Manhattan, Olathe, Overland Park, Paola, Plainville, Sabetha, Salina, Shawnee, Tonganoxie and Wichita, Kansas; Vandalia, Illinois; and Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Written by

Chelsi Medved
cmedved@k-state.edu
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