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Athletic training students honored for academic achievements

Thursday, March 19, 2015


MANHATTAN — The Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society recently honored undergraduate students for their academic achievements in accredited athletic education programs in Kansas, including Kansas State University's athletic training program, which is offered through the human nutrition department in the College of Human Ecology.

Juniors and above with grade point averages of 3.8 or higher for the 2014 calendar year received first team all-academic honors. Second team honors were awarded to students with a minimum 3.6 GPA, and honorable mention honors were awarded to students with a minimum 3.4 GPA.

The following Kansas State University athletic training students earned academic honors from the Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society:

Quay Hervey, Belle Plaine, honorable mention; Jordan Walter, Beloit, honorable mention; Katelyn Musil, Blue Rapids, honorable mention; Jessica Spencer, De Soto, second team; Jesica Steele, Garnett, first team; Cecilia Lane, Goddard, first team.

From Greater Kansas City: Michael Schlicht, Lenexa, honorable mention; Sarah Thies, honorable mention, and Bridgette Westhoff, second team, both from Olathe; and Nicole Perrin, Overland Park, second team.

Mitchell Savage, Greenleaf, second team; Megan Domann, Nortonville, honorable mention; Hannah Lindsey, Stockton, honorable mention; Katherine Slavin, Tonganoxie, honorable mention; and Ryan Lahey, first team, and Brandy Tholstrup, Wichita, second team, both from Wichita.

From out of state: Michelle Bowman, Kearney, Nebraska, honorable mention; and Paige Blackmon, honorable mention, and Erica Dubek, second team, both from Prosper, Texas.

Students in Kansas State University's athletic training program study the concepts and skills to properly manage the health care problems associated with physical activity. They prepare for careers as allied-health professionals and for the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification examination, leading to certification and the credential of certified athletic trainer.


Shawna Jordan


Athletic training program

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Belle Plaine, Beloit, Blue Rapids, De Soto, Garnett, Goddard, Greenleaf, Lenexa, Nortonville, Olathe, Overland Park, Stockton, Tonganoxie and Wichita, Kansas; Kearney, Nebraska; and Prosper, Texas.

Written by

Jane P. Marshall

At a glance

The Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society is recognizing students in Kansas State University's athletics training program for academic achievement.