Kinesiology department awards $17,000 in scholarships to current and incoming students
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
MANHATTAN — The kinesiology department in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University recently awarded $17,000 in scholarships to both current and incoming students who are enrolled in the kinesiology program.
The following students, all who are or will be kinesiology majors, are scholarship recipients:
Miah Meuli, senior, Outstanding Senior Scholarship, and Damian Hartman, sophomore, Outstanding Sophomore Scholarship, both from Abilene; Dedric Frese, junior, Council Grove, Ito Family Scholarship.
From Greater Kansas City: Jared Yankovich, senior, Lenexa, service excellence scholarship; Camryn Threinen, freshman, Outstanding Incoming Student Scholarship, Katherine Lacy, senior, Outstanding Senior Scholarship, and Leah Willhite, senior, Leadership Excellence Scholarship, all from Overland Park.
Kirsten Zerr, senior, Grinnell, Pauline Compton Scholarship; Megan Koenigsman, senior, Hays, Mary Lois Rynders Sykes Scholarship; Alexis Palmer, senior, Independence, Katherine Horridge Smith Scholarship; Cole Strickler, senior, Jamestown, Mary Lois Rynders Skyes Scholarship; Brandon Gonzales, transfer student, Kismet, Outstanding Incoming Student Scholarship; Ashley Pieper, senior, Lancaster, Service Excellence Scholarship; Mia Talley, junior, Lawrence, Research Achievement Scholarship; Fernanda Martinez, freshman, Liberal, Outstanding Incoming Student Scholarship; Mikayla Quinn, senior, Mary Lois Rynders Sykes Scholarship, and Richard Austin Moore, junior, Outstanding Junior Scholarship, both from Louisburg; Logan Hurla, senior, Maple Hill, Mary Lois Rynders Sykes Scholarship; Emily Nolting, senior, Mulvane, Leadership Excellence Scholarship; Stacey Keithline, junior, Rossville, Outstanding Junior Scholarship; Delainey Pospichal, senior, Russell, Kinesiology Faculty-Ice Family Scholarship; Mason Spellmeier, junior, Sabetha, Outstanding Junior Scholarship; Bree Meyer, freshman, St. John, Outstanding Incoming Student Scholarship; Casey Keatley, senior, Topeka, Kinesiology Challenge Scholarship; and Olivia Elmore, junior, Wichita, Larry Noble Scholarship.
From out of state: Austin Coalson, junior, Gill, Colorado, Kinesiology Advisory Board Scholarship; Marissa Peaslee, senior, Buckner, Missouri, Outstanding Senior Scholarship; Madiera Lister, sophomore, Spearfish, South Dakota, Outstanding Sophomore Scholarship; and Kendra Marstall, senior, Murphy, Texas, Kinesiology Advisory Board Scholarship.
Kinesiology is the study of physical activity applied to health. Students in the program may choose an area of emphasis, including health pre-professional, applied exercise or physical activity and health promotion. The kinesiology department offers a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and the new bachelor's degree in integrative physiology. For more information on the department's offerings, visit hhs.k-state.edu/kines/.