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K-State's Steel Ring Honor Society inducts new members

Friday, April 21, 2023



MANHATTAN — The Kansas State University Steel Ring Honor Society has inducted 24 new members for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Steel Ring is an honor society comprised of seniors in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering. Membership is based on leadership, academic achievement, service and engagement. Steel Ring has been a part of the K-State engineering tradition since 1927.

One of the group's primary tasks each year is planning and organizing the College of Engineering Open House in the spring semester. They also recognize students and faculty at the annual engineering leadership reception and participate in leadership and service activities around the college.

The faculty advisor for the group is Craig Wanklyn, assistant dean for recruitment in the College of Engineering.

The following K-State seniors are the new members of Steel Ring:

Cameron Hoppas, chemical engineering, Andover; Molly Blankenship, industrial engineering, Basehor; Tim Foster, civil engineering, and Alison Holthaus, chemical engineering, both from Leawood; Erick Rodriguez, electrical engineering, Liberal; Egan Dritz, mechanical engineering, Manhattan; Trent Powell, computer science, Meriden.

From Olathe: Jakob Long, construction science and management; Danny Eckerberg, mechanical engineering; Paige Miranda, industrial engineering; Nathan Diehl, computer engineering; and Luke Horsch, computer science.

Payton Lee, mechanical engineering, Ottawa.

From Overland Park: Lindsey Crowell, nuclear engineering; Natalie Gish, industrial engineering; Emma Worthington, biological systems engineering; and Braden Black, mechanical engineering.

Stephanie Ma, chemical engineering, Rose Hill; Ryder Jarrett, electrical engineering, Shawnee; Caitlin Donahue, chemical engineering, and Abbi Clark, civil engineering, both from Wamego.

From out of state: Jessica Barnett, chemical engineering, Fishers, Indiana; and Lily Alberding, mechanical engineering, Needham, Massachusetts.

From out of country: Remas Alzubaidi, architectural engineering, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Andover, Basehor, Leawood, Liberal, Manhattan, Meriden, Olathe, Ottawa, Overland Park, Rose Hill, Shawnee and Wamego, Kansas; Fishers, Indiana; and Needham, Massachusetts.

Written by

Grant Guggisberg