March 25, 2021
Cathie Lavis receives National Educator of the Year Award
Cathie Lavis, professor of horticulture and natural resources, was named the National Association of Landscape Professionals 2021 Educator of the Year at the virtual National Collegiate Landscape Competition, March 15-19.
The award honors university faculty for excellence in mentoring students and serving the landscape industry nationally. The annual event attracted nearly a thousand students, faculty and industry leaders, 22 of whom were K-State landscape contracting team members.
K-Staters chose from 21 competitive events, interviewed for internships and completed online workshops.