March 30, 2022
K-State MANRRS students earn national awards
Wrapping up Women’s History Month, the K-State College of Agriculture Diversity Programs Office and Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences, or MANRRS, chapter attended the National MANRRS Conference and Career Fair, March 24-26, in Jacksonville, Florida.
Zelia Wiley, assistant dean and K-State MANRRS advisor; Summer Santillana, Diversity Programs Office coordinator; and Lonnie Hobbs Jr., co-advisor; accompanied a 10-student delegation representing K-State at the conference. All student attendees competed during the conference and brought home four national awards.
- Ivan Bueso-Interiano, senior in animal sciences and industry, placed third in Division I Undergraduate Research Poster.
- Lonnie Hobbs, Jr., doctoral student in agricultural economics, placed second in Division II Graduate Research Poster.
- Brandon Green, junior in animal sciences and industry, placed third in Division II Undergraduate Research Poster.
- Marie Bruce, freshman in animal sciences and industry, pre-veterinary option, placed second in Division II Undergraduate Research Poster.
Congratulations to all of our student competitors for their great work.
As we move into the spring, the Diversity Program Office will continue to share diversity events, including MANRRS Week, April 4-9, along with two College for a Day sessions with our Junior MANRRS chapters at Wichita Southeast High School and Junction City High School.
Stay up to date through the Diversity Program Office social media — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram — or contact Zelia Wiley, assistant dean and director of diversity programs, at 785-532-5793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.