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K-State Today

May 9, 2018

College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

By College of Human Ecology

Graduate student award winners

The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments. Students were nominated by their department faculty for their awards.

"The scholarship and research in the College of Human Ecology is quite diverse reflective of disciplines of study and faculty scholarship," said Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs. "The event allows the entire college to come together to recognize the accomplishments across our outstanding graduate students in research, teaching, leadership and outreach as well as the graduate faculty mentors."

Students were recognized in four categories: outstanding research, outstanding teaching, outstanding engagement, outreach or leadership on campus, and overall outstanding graduate student.

The following students were recipients of the Outstanding Research award:

Kowshik Saha and Mayedul Islam, apparel, textiles, and interior design; Audrey Opoku-Acheampong, food, nutrition, dietetics and health; Chelsea Spencer, family studies and human services; Woohyuk Kim, hospitality management ; and Jacob Caldwell, kinesiology .

The following students were recipients of the Outstanding Teaching award:

Sahar Ejeimi, apparel, textiles, and interior design; Tyler Murley and Kelsey Casey, food, nutrition, dietetics and health; Barrett Scroggs, family studies and human services; and Jesse Stein, kinesiology .

The following students were recipients of the Outstanding Engagement, Outreach or Leadership on Campus award:

Sarif Patwary, apparel, textiles, and interior design; Adriana Lezama-Solano and Katheryne Kimmel, food, nutrition, dietetics and health; Jessica Cless and Sarah Barrett, family studies and human services; Hyunghwa Oh, hospitality management; and Brittany Hollerbach and Rebecca Gasper, kinesiology.

The following students were recipients of the Overall Outstanding Graduate Student award:

Emily Pascoe, apparel, textiles, and interior design; Jillian Joyce, food, nutrition, dietetics and health; Derek Lawson, family studies and human services; Huynghwa Oh, hospitality management ; Jesse Craig, kinesiology.