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May 11, 2018

Celeste Bartles earns College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior Award

Submitted by Brent Fritzemeier

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Smith Photography

The spring 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Senior Award in the College of Business Administration is Celeste Bartels, Tonganoxie.

The award is presented each semester to a graduating senior who has made notable contributions to the college.

Bartles is a dual major in management and marketing. She is earning a minor in German and a certificate in international business. While an undergraduate, Bartels has served as a Business Ambassador, a member of the Business Honors Program Council, and a Study Abroad Advocate. She has been an excellent citizen of the college and an exceptional student scholar.

During her time at K-State, Bartles has been an active leader. She was president of the Chimes Junior Honorary a member of Silver Key Horary, and an intern representative for the Student Government Association for the College of Business Administration. In addition to these activities, she has worked as a teaching assistant for the college's Sports Marketing class to include tutoring many of her peers. Further, she conducted a marketing research project as an honors student and was selected to present her research to peers and experts in the field of global education at the World Congress on Education in Dublin, Ireland. 

Celeste is a graduate of Tonganoxie High School. Her parents are Mary Jo and Werner Bartels. Currently, she is exploring her options for the future.