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March 3, 2021

Center for Risk Management Education and Research announces ninth class of student fellows

Submitted by Emily Warriner

The Kansas State University Center for Risk Management Education and Research announces its ninth class of student fellows.

The center brings together students, faculty and industry to advance risk management skills and knowledge. The multidisciplinary program is committed to identifying, maximizing, mitigating and recognizing how risk impacts our global society.

Fifty-one students were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to participate in the risk management student fellowship. The 2021-22 class of student fellows includes both undergraduate and graduate students:

Laura Peterson, personal financial planning, Assaria; Karly Brungardt, bakery science, Bonner Springs; Sage Collins, agricultural economics and global food systems leadership, Chanute; Evan Rosenow, agricultural economics, Clay Center; Cody Murphy, computer science, De Soto; Molly Soyez, agricultural economics, Elmdale; Kaleb Guilfoyle, agribusiness, Fort Scott; and Ben Studer, chemical engineering and accounting, Frankfort. 

From Greater Kansas City: Ryan Bach, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Kansas City; Madeleine Rimmer, finance, Leawood; Stacia Mendoza, marketing, Lenexa; Ashley Augustine, accounting and finance, Erin Hartegan, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Jakob Smith, mechanical engineering, Zachary Smith, biomedical engineering, pre-medicine, and Emily Verrill, food science, all from Olathe; Benjamin DeZube, finance, and Wayne Hulsey, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, both from Overland Park; Luke Hafner, accounting and finance, Prairie Village; and Alexandra Klaudt, finance and mathematics, Shawnee.

Danielle Stithem, accounting, Hoyt; Zane Williams, mechanical engineering, Hutchinson; Cross Allen, biomedical engineering, Inman; and Ahren Gann, computer science, Leavenworth

From Manhattan: Matthias Brouk, agricultural economics-finance specialty; Phillip Haslouer, master's student in data analytics; Somenath Roy, master's student in business administration; and Adrian Self, master's student in public health.   

Sue Chanvannasee, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Maize; Michaela Forst, agricultural economics and global food systems leadership, Marysville; Walker Clawson, agricultural economics and animal sciences, Meade; Courtney Sherbert, agribusiness, Morganville. 

Brian Blood, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Roeland Park; Tanner Ukele, agribusiness-finance specialty, Sabetha; Kristopher Wagner, agricultural economics, Satanta; Caleb Hildebrand, animal science, pre-vet, Stafford.

Marshall Fike, management information systems, Westmoreland; and Matthew Davis, biomedical engineering, and Shymel Townes, agricultural economics-finance specialty, both from Wichita

From out of state: Lucy Fischer, animal science, pre-vet, Hinsdale, Illinois; Amber Oerly, agricultural economics-policy specialty, Booneville, Missouri; and Sydney Henry, finance and marketing, Glendale, Missouri. 

From Nebraska: Paxton Anthony Myers, biological and agricultural engineering, Columbus; Anabelle Sanko, finance and personal financial planning, Holdrege; Suzanne Roggenkamp, economics, Indianola; Dylan Mayfield, operations and supply chain management, Nehawka; and Jacob Burke, accounting and finance, Sidney

John Mayer, agricultural economics, Aledo, Texas; and Dalton Springer, agricultural economics-pre-law specialty, Waller, Texas. 

From out of country: Lauren Benavidez, agribusiness, Esteli, Nicaragua; and Usama Najeeb Mangrio, master's student in data analytics, Shahdadpur, Pakistan.

"The center welcomes the largest group of student fellows in program history," said Ted Schroeder, director of the center and professor of agricultural economics. "We look forward to working with this talented group of students as they engage in a hands-on educational experience, fully integrated with faculty and industry partners from several fields."

The new student fellows begin their program in August.